Thomas Gosling is the father of Hollywood superstar Ryan Gosling. Thomas Gosling’s son gained wider public attention for the 2004 romance film The Notebook. The film stars Ryan and Rachel McAdams as a young couple who fall in love in the 1940s. Aside from the notebook, he is also known for Half Nelson, Blade Runner 2049, and La La Land just to mention a few.
Thomas Gosling: Bio Summary
|Thomas Ray Gosling
|Ryan Gosling’s father
|Place of Birth
|Mandi Gosling, Ryan Gosling
Who is Ryan Gosling’s father?
Thomas Gosling was born in Canada. He is the son of George Gosling and Mary Yvette Brown. He was married to Donna Gosling. The couple had two children- Ryan and his elder sister Mandi Gosling. Ryan Gosling’s parents are of part French Canadian descent, along with some German, English, Scottish, and Irish. The actor’s father was a traveling salesman for a paper mill while his mother was a secretary.
Because of Thomas’s work as a traveling salesman, the family “moved around a lot” and the Goslings lived in both Cornwall, Ontario, and Burlington, Ontario. The Notebook actor revealed he and his family were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and that the religion influenced every aspect of their lives.
Thomas Gosling and his wife Donna are divorced
Ryan Gosling’s parents Thomas Gosling and Donna Gosling called their marriage a quit when the actor was 13. The reason behind their divorce has not been made public. After the divorce, the children were raised by their mother Donna. The actor said being raised by his mother had an effect on him and makes him think like a girl.
The Hollywood superstar revealed– “I think like a girl… I was literally raised by my mother and my sister. And I just feel like I wouldn’t know how to think any other way. My sister was my best friend and my hero growing up.” The actor took steak knives to school and threw them at other children during recess when he was in Grade one. This lead to him being suspensioned. His mother quit her job to homeschool him for years.
Ryan Gosling’s Thomas dad wanted to Reconcile with his son
According to a report by Radaronlie, the actor, estranged father is desperate for him to reach out and reconnect. A source close to his dad, Thomas Gosling, told RadarOnline that his son’s feud with him is only turning more tense — so much so that the Hollywood hunk skipped his own father’s wedding.
“Thomas was upset that Ryan didn’t make it to the wedding,” the source told RadarOnline “It would have made his day if Ryan had turned up.” . The source went on to tell Radaroline- “We’re all worried about Ryan and want him to reconnect, We just want him to know we’re all here for him and whatever has happened in the past is done and dusted. We want him to be part of our family.“
Ryan Gosling has been in a relationship with his The Place Beyond the Pines co-star Eva Mendes since September 2011. Thomas Gosling is a grandfather, his son and Mendes have two daughters, one born in 2014 and the second in 2016. Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes may be one of the most private couples in Hollywood, its is unclear if the couple have exchanged their vows. However, some sources claim they but the couple have not officially confirmed it.
They have also managed to maintain absolute privacy and control over the public knowledge surrounding their relationship. The only time the couple have ever been photographed on a red carpet together was when they both starred in the 2012 hit film The Place Beyond The Pines.