Canadian actor Ryan Gosling has had a great deal of success to his career in acting as well as dabbled in the music world over the past many years of his life, from hits like Goosebumps and La La Land to many lesser known films and shows. He works with multiple different genres, which has earned him even wider of a fan base for his acting skills. But there are loads of interesting tidbits you can learn about Gosling as a person outside of his career as a fan wanting to know more or as just a curious individual learning about the behind the scenes of famous actors. Here are some interesting facts about Ryan Gosling.
Gosling started off his career alongside present day icons like Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera in “The Mickey Mouse Club”. Ryan and Justin were roommates at the time, and this show ran for quite some time. The original Mickey Mouse Club aired in 1955, Ryan was on a reboot of the popular concept that ran for 8 seasons.
In Drive, Ryan Gosling’s car was actually taken apart and rebuilt by the actor by hand. Nobody really knows the reasoning behind this but it seems he just wanted to be a bit handy and more interconnected with his role. Gosling has made decisions for roles before that he felt made sense for the image of the character or helped him immerse.
Ryan is pretty impulsive with his decisions in life, some still visible today. For example, he once opened a restaurant on a whim which almost made him bankrupt. And a tattoo that the actor still has today was done at home with a tattoo kit. The image was meant to be a monster hand, but looks pretty wacky.
Owning a dog can be interesting that’s for sure. Ryan’s dog has a haircut where it’s shaved except for a mohawk, which the actor has joked about a lot as being wanted by the dog himself. When he first did this mohawk and the dog’s hair started growing back out, his pooch got angry and mean until it was shaved again!
Quiet Social Life
Having been a homeschool kid for much of his early days meant that Gosling learned to prefer and stick to a smaller friend group and living style. This habit has stuck well into his adulthood and career. Ryan has said he still prefers to spend time in solitude when he isn’t busy working to this day.
Like we briefly mentioned in the beginning, this actor also loves music and has a small career outside of movies and shows. Gosling is in a band called Dead Man’s Bones. The actor can play piano, guitar, and bass well alongside singing which is quite a lot of talents to have at once.
We could truly go on forever when it comes to things to know about your favorite actors and actresses in the world of Hollywood and beyond, but this list of unique thoughts and knowledge surrounding Ryan Gosling in specific can entertain you all for today. Even if you know some information about Gosling already chances are at least one of these facts was new to you, which is why it’s such a fun topic today! Ryan Gosling still has plenty more to come in his career and doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon, so we’ll always have more to learn and see from him in the coming months and years.