After starring in a variety of films, Ryan Gosling became a household name with his role opposite Rachel McAdams in the 2004 film The Notebook. Since then, he has starred in films such as Blue Valentine and Drive and costarred with Emma Stone in Crazy, Stupid, Love and La La Land.
What Was Ryan Gosling's First Job?
At age 12, Ryan Gosling auditioned for Disney Channel's The Mickey Mouse Club. After landing the role, his family relocated from Ontario to Orlando, FL. During his time there, he worked with fellow Mickey Mouse Club alum Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears.
Is Ryan Gosling Really Playing the Piano in La La Land?
Yes! Ryan Gosling took piano lessons for three months in order to prepare for his role of Sebastian Wilder, a struggling musician in Los Angeles with a dream of opening his own jazz club, in La La Land.