Entertainment Movies 10 Hot Photos of Ryan Gosling, Because It's His Birthday The actor turns 41 today — but we celebrate him every day By Kate Hogan Kate Hogan Instagram Twitter Kate Hogan is Director of Digital Specials and Features at PEOPLE. In her 14 years at the brand, she has covered everything from pets and babies to style and Sexiest Man Alive, interviewing celebrities including Céline Dion, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson and Chris Evans. Currently, she oversees the creation of photo galleries that complement breaking news and major PEOPLE moments like The Beautiful Issue and 100 Reasons to Love America. She has offered expert celebrity commentary on Good Morning America and Access Hollywood. Before joining PEOPLE in 2008, Kate was an editorial assistant at Morris Visitor Publications. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication and resides outside of Chicago with her husband and three kids. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on November 12, 2021 10:34 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 10 Rob Latour/REX/Shutterstock A rare, smiling Gosling, caught in the wild. 02 of 10 PG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images He's waving at us, right? 03 of 10 Jacopo Raule/FilmMagic We say a little prayer for you, as well, Ryan. 04 of 10 Robert Marquardt/Getty We fight over him with our colleagues, too! 05 of 10 FameFlynet Making windbreakers look sexy since 2017 — and probably earlier. 06 of 10 Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP Not even fazed by the crowds of adoring fans. 07 of 10 Frazer Harrison/Getty If it were up to us, he would win every Oscar. 08 of 10 Paul Drinkwater/Handout Photo via USA TODAY NETWORK And he did win a Golden Globe. 09 of 10 Kevin Winter/Getty Images We had to. 10 of 10 Splash News Swoon.