He began his career as a child star on the Disney Channel's Mickey Mouse Club (1993–95) and went on to appear in other family entertainment programs including Are You Afraid of the Dark? He starred in the television series Breaker High (1997–98) as Sean Hanlon and Young Hercules (1998–99) as the title role.His first starring role was as a Jewish neo-Nazi in The Believer (2001), and he then built a reputation for starring in independent films such as Murder by Numbers (2002), The Slaughter Rule (2002), and The United States of Leland (2003).

Excelled in Drama and Fine Arts during his school years, he began his career as a child star on the Disney Channel's "Mickey Mouse Club" from 1993 to 1995.

He then segued into professional acting career by appearing on a number of TV series, like "Are You Afraid of the Dark?

", "PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal", "Goosebumps", and "Flash Forward".

Besides, he also found a love with on-screen girlfriend Rachel Mc Adams.

costars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone have some great chemistry onscreen—and in real life, too.

The twosome hit the carpet last night looking friendly at their NYC premiere, and Emma complimented Ryan's "dapper" appearance to E! Ryan recently moved to the Big Apple, where Emma currently resides, and they were even spotted by Reps for both actors didn't return our request for comment on their romantic status, but a source close to Ryan says the stud is still "single." Thank goodness!Even if they're not a couple offscreen, these two are clearly very good friends.In 1998, he secured the lead role of Hercules on "Young Hercules" and was immediately catapulted to fame.By 1997, Gosling made his film debut and landed roles in numerous features afterwards.In fact, it was only after he starred in the romantic drama flick "The Notebook" that he received wider critical acclaim and became known internationally.He won four Teen Choice Awards and an MTV Movie Award for his performance in the movie.