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Ryan Gosling is a Canadian actor, musician, and director who has been acting since the age of 12. Born into a family of actors in Ontario, Canada, he decided to pursue his own career at the young age of 12 after watching one of his favorite movies- The Great Gatsby. He started by appearing in several television series such as Breaker High and Young Hercules before landing his first major role in Disney’s Mickey Mouse Club.
He continued to act throughout high school while attending an arts program at John F Ross Collegiate Institute which helped him hone skills like creativity and public speaking. His breakthrough performance came when he starred alongside Sandra Bullock in the hit movie The Blind Side.

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About Ryan Gosling

birth of the author

November 12, 1980

occupation of the author

Actor, Musician

date of the author

Years Active:

genre of the author

Indie Rock, Folk Rock

instrument of the author

Vocals, Keyboard, Guitar, Bass Guitar

productions of the author

Associated Acts:
Dead Man’s Bones


I don’t think anyone can teach you how to be a man but a woman. You only learn by learning what they need. โ€” Ryan Gosling

My home life now is mostly women. They are better than us. They make me better. โ€” Ryan Gosling


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Women want me, and men want to be me. And by me I mean Ryan Gosling. โ€” Jarod Kintz

If I have any particular appeal to women, maybe it’s because I listen more than other guys do and appreciate how they think and feel about things. โ€” Ryan Gosling

my home life now is mostly women they are better than us they make me better Ryan Gosling quote

Women aren’t interested in being sexy any more and men are. All the guys have objectified themselves and sexualised themselves into being just matinee idols. โ€” Ryan Gosling

Hollywood usually doesn’t have strong woman in films like that, and it’s stupid, so for the most part they’re usually being directed and written by men. โ€” Ryan Gosling


I’ve been doing this since I was 12… I don’t want to act much longer; I can’t do one thing my whole life. โ€” Ryan Gosling

Maybe in my life I sort of put myself in situations that were chaotic, outside of my life. โ€” Ryan Gosling

I’ve been thinking about a bank robbery my whole life. โ€” Ryan Gosling

maybe in my life i sort of put myself in situations that were chaotic outside of my life Ryan Gosling quote

In New York, you’re forced to deal with life; it’s there in front of you on a daily basis. โ€” Ryan Gosling

I did this scene in ‘Lars and the Real Girl’ where I was in a room full of old ladies who were knitting, and it was an allโ€“day scene, so they showed me how. It was one of the most relaxing days of my life. โ€” Ryan Gosling


I grew up Mormon. I wasn’t really Mormon, my parents were. โ€” Ryan Gosling

I grew up in a town called Cornwall, Ontario, which is about an hour outside of Montreal. โ€” Ryan Gosling

I loved growing up in Canada. It’s a great place to grow up becauseโ€“well, at least where I grew upโ€“it’s very multicultural. There’s also good health care and a good education system. โ€” Ryan Gosling

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I danced a little as a kid here in Canada: in Ottawa at the Elite Dance Studio and at the Top Hat Dance School in Cornwall where I grew up. So I had some experience of having to learn routines. โ€” Ryan Gosling


I know there are only so many characters I’ll be able to play. โ€” Ryan Gosling

If Russell Crowe says that he’s Noah, he’s Noah. You never doubt it. If he says that he’s the Gladiator, he’s the Gladiator. He’s every character that he says he is. I’ve never doubted anything that he’s done. โ€” Ryan Gosling

If the character is true, the movie will fall into place. Or at least that’s what you hope. โ€” Ryan Gosling

I just have my own taste, and I just try and stick with that. I’m just trying to play as many characters as I can for as long as I have an opportunity to. โ€” Ryan Gosling

i know there are only so many characters i ll be able to play Ryan Gosling quote

All my characters are me. I’m not a good enough actor to become a character. I hear about actors who become the role and I think ‘I wonder what that feels like.’ Because for me, they’re all me. โ€” Ryan Gosling

I’m attracted to films that have strong female characters because there are strong female characters in my life. โ€” Ryan Gosling

I think that you can sort of have your own personal journey and you know, you can just kind of apply that to whatever characters you’re playing. โ€” Ryan Gosling


I understand If you’re In a movIe and you say somethIng lIke ‘I’ll be back,’ you own that. but I never saId It. โ€” Ryan Gosling

I think we’re very complicated and we’re capable of all kinds of things, and movies don’t reflect that. โ€” Ryan Gosling

i think we just knew that we had a movie when rachel walked in the room Ryan Gosling quote

A lot of people when they make movies, the actors act like it’s their journey and that everyone is on the set to facilitate their journey and the whole thing is set up that wayโ€“they ask if you want anything. โ€” Ryan Gosling

You can’t make a movie for everybody. You can’t go into it trying to alienate people, but you have to assume that you’re going to. โ€” Ryan Gosling

I think we just knew that we had a movie when Rachel walked in the room. โ€” Ryan Gosling

When I was a kid, I was kind of obsessed with that movie ‘Dick Tracy.’ Burger King had all this ‘Dick Tracy’ stuff, and I collected all of it, and I had the posters, and I watched it on a loop. โ€” Ryan Gosling


I like all kinds of movies, I love movies; and I always wanted to try and make one. โ€” Ryan Gosling

i like all kinds of movies i love movies and i always wanted to try and make one Ryan Gosling quote

The theme for me is love and the lack of it. We all want that and we don’t know how to get it, and everything we do is some kind of attempt to capture it for ourselves. โ€” Ryan Gosling

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Sometimes I think that the one thing I love most about being an adult is the right to buy candy whenever and wherever I want. โ€” Ryan Gosling

I’ve learned it’s important not to limit yourself. You can do whatever you really love to do, no matter what it is. โ€” Ryan Gosling

My sister and I used to sing at weddings. We would sing ‘When a Man Loves a Woman’ to the bride. We’d do it right before the garter ceremony. โ€” Ryan Gosling

Falling in love is a narcissistic endeavor. You play the role of lover, and you find someone to act it out on. โ€” Ryan Gosling

I love being Canadian. I think growing up in Canada gives you a world perspective that I certainly enjoy. โ€” Ryan Gosling

For now, I’m just going to keep doing the work and hope I don’t get fired. If people want to put me up on their walls, I’ll love it. โ€” Ryan Gosling

It was a strange experience, making a love story and not getting along with your coโ€“star in any way. โ€” Ryan Gosling

It’s sad, because he just doesn’t have any ambition outside of loving his wife and his daughterโ€“which should be enough but doesn’t seem to be enough in this case. โ€” Ryan Gosling


The ’70s just seemed dirty, honestly, and not in an interesting way. It’s not the ’80s. In fact, it’s 10 less. I grew up in the ’80s, so that’s more of an interesting time to me. โ€” Ryan Gosling

There used to be a candy called ‘Bonkers,’ which I believe to be the greatest candy of all time. โ€” Ryan Gosling

He’s just such a disaster, He’s seconds away all the time from being the worst person ever, and he has this daughter that’s literally propping him up and trying to help him be a good person. โ€” Ryan Gosling

I am pretty sick with myself! It seemed a pretty good idea at the time. Around the time I turned 30, I started to feel very creative, more creative than I had been before which is good and I like that. โ€” Ryan Gosling

If you’re making a movie about the effects of time, you kind of have to engage time as the main character. โ€” Ryan Gosling

Talking about muscles. They’re like pets basically. They’re not worth it. You have to feed them all the time and take care of them, and if you don’t, they just go away. They run away. โ€” Ryan Gosling

You feel good if you’ve done hard work. You sleep better. You get stuck in your head if you have too much time to think. โ€” Ryan Gosling


It’s misogynistic in nature to try and control a woman’s sexual presentation of self. I consider this an issue that is bigger than (one) film. โ€” Ryan Gosling

I don’t like the process of meeting someone and you make a film and that’s it. You think you’re just getting started, and then it’s over. โ€” Ryan Gosling

I’ve been lucky, so lucky, working with […] Rachel (McAdams) on The Notebook. A big draw for me, when I do a film, is who am I going to be opposite, because there’s only so much I can do on my own. โ€” Ryan Gosling

The thing that’s so exciting when you’re making a film is that it can be anything and there are no limitations on it. โ€” Ryan Gosling

It’s not good just to have life experience of filmโ€“making and that’s all. It’s hard to play a real person when you’ve been in jets and town cars for three years. โ€” Ryan Gosling

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