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    Born on December 31, 1969 in Beverly Hills, California

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Drive (2011)

Albert Brooks as "Bernie Rose"

Driver (Ryan Gosling) is a skilled Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver for criminals. Though he projects an icy exterior, lately he's been warming up to a pretty neighbor named Irene (Carey Mulligan) and her young son, Benicio (Kaden Leos). When Irene's husband gets out of jail, he enlists Driver's help in a million-dollar heist. The job goes horribly wrong, and Driver must risk his life to protect Irene and Benicio from the vengeful masterminds behind the robbery.

Golden Globe (2011) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

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Good News Kids, Your Favorite 'Wire' Characters Are Coming to 'Finding Dory'

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Drew Taylor on Sep 11th 2014, 6:33AM

Sep 11th 2014, 6:33AM

Russell Crowe Tweets Support For Oscar-Snubbed 'Drive' Stars Ryan Gosling And Albert Brooks

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Jan 25th 2012, 12:27PM

Jan 25th 2012, 12:27PM

Patton Oswalt Reacts To Oscar Snub: Tweets Alternate Reality

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Jan 24th 2012, 10:10AM

Jan 24th 2012, 10:10AM

Oscar Snubs and Surprises: Breaking Down the 2012 Oscar Nominations

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Christopher Rosen on Jan 24th 2012, 5:30AM

Jan 24th 2012, 5:30AM

'Finding Nemo' 3D Trailer: Beyond the Sea, Again

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Jan 11th 2012, 9:32AM

Jan 11th 2012, 9:32AM

Best Performances of 2011: From Uggie to Rooney Mara, the Top 11 in '11

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Dec 14th 2011, 10:30AM

Dec 14th 2011, 10:30AM

5 Things the 2012 SAG Nominations Might Tell You About Oscar Season

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Christopher Rosen on Dec 14th 2011, 8:00AM

Dec 14th 2011, 8:00AM

SAG Awards 2012 Nominations: 'Bridesmaids,' 'The Artist,' 'The Help' and 'J. Edgar' Lead the Way

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Christopher Rosen on Dec 14th 2011, 4:20AM

Dec 14th 2011, 4:20AM

Robin Williams on 'Happy Feet Two' and Mork's 'Star Wars' Origins

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Nov 17th 2011, 7:30AM

Nov 17th 2011, 7:30AM

Morning Grind: Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens May Go on 'Spring' Break With James Franco

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Nov 2nd 2011, 4:00AM

Nov 2nd 2011, 4:00AM

Albert Brooks Has an Idea for 'Finding Nemo 2'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Sep 23rd 2011, 11:50AM

Sep 23rd 2011, 11:50AM

Can Ryan Gosling Win an Oscar for 'Best D-ckish Smirk' in 'Drive'? (and 24 Other Urgent Questions)

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Sep 16th 2011, 9:50AM

Sep 16th 2011, 9:50AM

Four More Sign On for Judd Apatow's 'Knocked Up' Spin-Off

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Jun 8th 2011, 12:45PM

Jun 8th 2011, 12:45PM

Shelf Life: Broadcast News

Posted by
Todd Gilchrist on Jan 18th 2011, 12:15PM

Jan 18th 2011, 12:15PM

Christina Hendricks to 'Drive' Men Crazy

Posted by
John Gholson on Sep 9th 2010, 11:45AM

Sep 9th 2010, 11:45AM

Nightly News: Chris Rock Books '2 Days in New York'; Maria Bello Gets 'Carjacked'

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Aug 26th 2010, 11:58PM

Aug 26th 2010, 11:58PM

Cinematical Late Night: Albert Brooks, William Hurt, Rogue Moon

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Aug 26th 2010, 11:03PM

Aug 26th 2010, 11:03PM

The Basics: Adjusting the Expectations and 'Modern Romance'

Posted by
William Goss on May 15th 2010, 9:02AM

May 15th 2010, 9:02AM

Our Favorite Romantic Scenes: Broadcast News

Posted by
Erik Childress on Feb 14th 2010, 2:32PM

Feb 14th 2010, 2:32PM

'The Simspons Movie' DVD Details!

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Patrick Walsh on Sep 25th 2007, 12:02PM

Sep 25th 2007, 12:02PM

William Hurt to Play President

Posted by
Sandra Lim on Apr 29th 2006, 9:00AM

Apr 29th 2006, 9:00AM

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