Ryan Gosling is a Canadian actor who began his career as a child star on The Mickey Mouse Club. After doing a series of independent films, he rose to international stardom for his role in The Notebook opposite Rachel McAdams. Gosling has been nominated for an Academy Award for his role in Half Nelson. For his performances in Lars And The Real Girl and Blue Valentine, he was nominated for a Golden Globe award. He also received Golden Globe nods in 2011. After starring in several movies, Ryan took a break from acting but is said to have signed on for the sequel to Blade Runner. Gosling has a daughter with actress Eva Mendes, with whom he starred in The Place Beyond The Pines, and co-owns a restaurant in Beverly Hills.