He is without a doubt one of the most desirable men on the planet.
But delving into Ryan Gosling’s past, it becomes clear that perhaps back in the ’90’s, we wouldn’t be so Crazy, Stupid and in Love with the handsome actor.
In 1998, the 32-year-old donned tights, had bad hair and was swinging swords at imaginary monsters as he played the title role in Fox Kids’ “Young Hercules.”
But Ryan has no shame about his early beginnings.
When asked by Huffington Post entertainment reporter Jake Hamilton: “In your career, what is a performance you’ve given, something that you’re insanely proud of, that you’re so glad to have been a part of, that you feel maybe not enough people know about, that’s not appreciated as well as it should be?”
Gosling replied: “My work on ‘Young Hercules.”
“I had a fake tan, leather pants,” Gosling said. “I was fighting imaginary monsters — they weren’t really there, but I was acting like they were there. So …”
Check out his work below:
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