It’s the most perfectly tidy meeting point of Gosling’s dual screen personae — the tormented, wounded lover and the eager-to-please performer.
But being the doppelgänger of one of the world's biggest heartthrobs has given him an unavoidable limelight. I went home, and one of my roommates was like, "You do, you should Google this guy." And I looked, and there were similarities, but I didn't really see it too much.
Here, Mc Kinnon shares what his day-to-day life is like, how Ryan has impacted his search for love ("it's been a blessing and a curse"), and what he really thinks of the Gos's work. But we've kind of grown into adulthood at the same rate.
"I'm just driving through the city [on my motorcycle], and I had to stop at a stoplight. There was about four of them, and they started shouting at me.
I wasn't sure what they were saying, but all I could make out was 'Ryan!
In the clip above, he confides that he’d “always wanted” to play the instrument: “In what other job is it a part of your job to just sit behind a piano for three months and play?