Reckless Ryan

Nov 12, 2013, 00:54 IST | The Centrestage Team

Ryan Gosling, the Canadian actor turns a year older today, CS shares some interesting trivia about the Blue Valentine star

>> Ryan is an accomplished jazz guitarist and a fan of Chet Baker; started a band with his friend Zach Shields called Dead Man’s Bones.

>> His first break came in January 1993 when open auditions were held in Montreal for The All New Mickey Mouse Club.

>> Inspired by the movie First Blood, he once took steak knives to school and threw them at other children during recess.

>> Was taken out of elementary school as a child and taught at home by his mother because of constant abuse from other students.

>> The producers of the 2007 film Fracture had a hard time finding Ryan Gosling to give him the film’s script because he wasliving in a tent for two months at the time for reasons he won’t disclose.

>> He has a tattoo on his left arm that is supposed to look likea monster’s hand with a bloody heart but because Gosling inked it himself with a home tattoo kit, it turned out looking more like a cactus. 

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