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Rise to Superstardom
Between 2010 and 2012, Gosling set the film world on fire with a string of hit movies. In 2010, he starred in the low-budget drama Blue Valentine opposite Michelle Williams. Later that year, he also assumed the lead role in the crime drama All Good Things alongside Kirsten Dunst. 2011 brought about the political drama The Ides of March, the romantic comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love, and the neo-noir crime thriller Drive. Gosling rounded out 2012 with the release of The Place Beyond the Pines where he met his future spouse Eva Mendes.