74th Golden Globe Awards. Nominations 2017

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Viggo Mortensen

A rare gem who does not go with the flow, this Danish-American actor simply insists on being himself whether Hollywood likes it or not. Making his film debut in Peter Weir’s 1985 crime thriller Witness as Moses Hochleitner, Mortensen then did a variety of roles that also gained him critical acclaim – as small-town diner owner Tom Stall in David Cronenberg’s crime thriller A History of Violence (2005), deputy Everett Hitch in the western Appaloosa (2008), Nikolai Luzhin in the gangster film Eastern Promises (2007), founder of the discipline of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud in the historical film A Dangerous Method (2011) and Daru in the French drama film Far from Men (2014).
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Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling has gone a long way from the Mickey Mouse Club days when he first appeared as a child performer on the popular Disney Channel kid show with fellow cast members that included Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Keri Russell and JC Chasez. The 36-year-old Canadian actor has done a number of notable and critically-acclaimed roles such as the love-struck Noah Calhoun in the romance tearjerker The Notebook (2004), a drug-addicted teacher Dan Dunne in Half Nelson (2006), an inept loner in Lars and the Real Girl (2007), the young high school dropout Dean Pereira in Blue Valentine (2007), the junior campaign manager Stephen Meyers in the political drama The Ides of March (2011), the driver-part time movie double in the neo-noir crime film Drive (2011) and the salesman Jared Vennett in the financial drama The Big Short.