Ryan Gosling is well known as one of the best Hollywood actors with Romantic Movie, but few know that he used to be a boy with autism and was abandoned before becoming famous as today. Let’s get to know more about this special actor in the article below!
Profile of Ryan Gosling
- Birth name: Ryan Thomas Gosling
- Celebrated name: Ryan Gosling
- Date of birth: 1980/11/12
- Height: 1m84
- Weight: 78 kg
- Profession: Actor
- Nationally: Canadian
- Place of birth: Canada
- Horoscope: Scorpio
- School: Gladstone Public School, Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School, Lester B. Pearson High School.
- Family include: Mother – Donna Gosling, Father – Thomas Ray Gosling and Siblings – Mandi Gosling
- Relationship status: Engaged
- Wife: Eva Mendes
- Kids: 2 daughters Esmeralda Gosling and Amada Lee Gosling
- Ryan Gosling Twitter: https://twitter.com/ryangosling
Ryan Gosling – The abandoned boy and the journey to becoming the Hollywood star
Ryan Gosling was born on November 12, 1980, in London, Ontario, Canada. His father is Thomas Ray Gosling, a traveling salesman for a paper mill and his mother is a secretary, Ryan is the second child, he has an older sister named Mandi Gosling.
His parents divorced when he was just 13 years old and then he lived with his mother in Cornwall, Ontario. Parents divorced when Ryan was too young, therefore, he always become the target of discrimination and bullying from his bad friends. Gradually, Ryan hates to go to school, he becomes taciturn and afraid to communicate with anyone.
Ryan’s childhood was not peaceful as other children in his age, he had a broken family and became a victim of bullying, he lacks family care and communication. Therefore, as a young, Ryan was diagnosed with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. He had to attend a special education class for the child who needs special assistance. Then, Ryan started taking in many dance classes and acting classes, he dropped out of school when he was 17 years old.
The acting genius
When Ryan was a child, he was very interested in acting and dancing. Despite being taciturn, Ryan still found the fun in performing. His mother shared that he was always extraordinarily happy and excited when dancing or acting in front of the family.
Ryan regularly performances with his sister at local talent shows, this is probably one of his first performances stage in his life. However, the first turning point in Ryan’s successful acting career was when he auditioned for the Mickey Mouse Club in Montreal. With a natural talent and acting genius, Ryan was chosen over about 17.000 other candidates to participate in the famous Disney show – Mickey Mouse Drama Club. This is the first role that brought Ryan closer to acting career and film field.
Later, Ryan participated in numerous reality TV shows and received some minor roles in several films. In 2002, Ryan proved his acting talent and was more known by his role in the film The Believer which helped him to start noticed by film critics. In this film, he played as a Jewish teen who gets involved with a Nazi group.
Ryan Gosling – The “King of Romantic Movie Series”
Ryan Gosling is named as the King of the Romantic movie series because during his career, he has participated in numerous films with the roles that are mostly of love. Ryan has a handsome appearance and the eyes that are very attractive and soulful, he is suitable for the love and romantic movies, especially those that give a feeling of sadness or loneliness.
Let’s overview at some of Ryan’s most successful movies:
The Notebook (2004)
“The Notebook” is a film that marks a breakthrough in Ryan’s career, the role of Ryan in “The Notebook” helped him to win 6 Teen Choice Awards and 1 MTV Award. In “The Notebook”, Ryan played the role of a country boy with a handsome face and sincere heart, he has a beautiful love with the lady Allie (played by Rachel McAdams). The romantic love story of the couple in the movie has made the name of Ryan Gosling closer to the public. After the movie, Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams went on a date but then they broke up.
Half Nelson (2006)
After the success of “The Notebook “, Ryan Gosling made a surprise to his when he played the role of a drug-addicted high school teacher in the movie “Half Nelson”. This is a difficult role with many internal complex struggles of the protagonist and also a role that to be different from his previous character. The role of Ryan as Dan Dunne’s teacher earned him the first Oscar nomination in his career.
Blue Valentine (2010)
Blue Valentine Movie is a romantic drama film that is known as one of the saddest love movies. In the film, Ryan takes on the role of Dean, a handsome and dreamy guy. Even though this role does not have too many complicated psychological developments but Ryan’s way of acting from the eyes to gestures makes an impression on the viewers. This film proved the suitability of Ryan Gosling with romantic films.
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Crazy, Stupid, Love
Different from the roles of being a good guy in the previous movies, Ryan Gosling continues to impress the viewers with a new image as a playboy Jacob in the movie Crazy, Stupid, Love. Although this is not the main role of the movie Ryan still makes a breakthrough with his action and becomes a part of the movie’s success.
La La Land (2016)
La La Land is probably one of the most successful films in Ryan Gosling’s career. La La Land is a romantic musical film tells a love story of a jazz pianist named Seb (played by Ryan Gosling) and an aspiring actress named Mia (played by Emma Stone), they meet and fall in love when pursuing their dreams in Los Angeles. In La La Land, Ryan has performed attractive and charismatic acting and the role of Ryan in La La Land earned him a Golden Globe Award and an Oscar Award as Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy Award.
Not only famous as a famous Hollywood actor, but Ryan Gosling is also known as a talented musician. In 2009, his group Dead Man’s Bones released their first album and toured in North America. He is in charge of playing guitar, keyboard, bass guitar, and vocalist in the group. Moreover, Ryan also owns a famous restaurant in Beverly Hills, California.
Who is Ryan’s wife?
With a handsome appearance, Ryan Gosling is called as a ladies man. In his life, he has been in many relationships with a lot of famous Hollywood celebrities such as Sandra Bullock, Rachel McAdams, Olivia Wilde, Eva Mendes,…
Ryan’s current love affair is with the beautiful actress Eva Mendes. They have been live together as a family for a long time and have 2 daughters named Esmeralda and Amada Lee. In 2016, Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes got engaged.
Although Ryan Gosling’s wife is 7 years older than him their relationship is going very well and lasting for over 8 years. His wife is well – known as a famous actor in the “2 Fast 2 Furious” and “Ghost Rider” movie.
The above is the entire biography of Ryan Gosling, hoping this information will help you understand more about one of the most prominent Hollywood actors.