Ryan Gosling's explosive performance in THE BELIEVER has led many to describe him as a talented "newcomer," although in fact Gosling has been acting for over a decade. Cast at age 12 in Disney's The Mickey Mouse Club following his very first audition, the Ontario-born Gosling moved to Orlando and joined fellow mouseketeers Britney Spears, Keri Russell, and future members of N'Sync. Ryan Gosling was nominated for Best Actor in THE BELIEVER by the 2002 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards.
Following his stint for the Mouse House, Gosling starred in the popular syndicated Canadian television series Breaker High, as well as the syndicated series Young Hercules, which was shot in New Zealand.
After he completed his acclaimed work in THE BELIEVER, Gosling landed the starring role in the independent feature THE SLAUGHTER RULE opposite David Morse. Gosling's desire to pick intricate and complex characters led him to the lead role opposite Sandra Bullock in Warner Bros. ' MURDER BY NUMBERS for director Barbet Schroeder. Gosling also played the role of Bosley in REMEMBER THE TITANS, which starred Denzel Washington.
Gosling resides in Los Angeles. In addition to his work as an actor, he is also an accomplished singer and songwriter and is in the process of recording his first album.