Swoon! We're very aware that heartthrob Ryan Gosling's good looks can be über distracting, but please do us a favor and try to focus for just one second. In honor of the "Crazy, Stupid, Love." star's 33rd birthday on Nov. 12, we've narrowed down 33 reasons why we love him oh so dearly.
33. He didn't let bullies get him down
Lesson learned! "I got my share of beatings in elementary school. My mom had to pull me out to teach me at home for a year. When I went back, I was more confident. I still got beat up, but I had my pride." Ryan talked about rising above in a 1999 interview with Teen Magazine.