If it weren't for Ryan Gosling 's distinctive features, the actor could easily be mistaken for your average dude at a gas station. Ryan was on the go in LA on Wednesday morning, grabbing some fuel for his Ford SUV. With his effortless hair, manly beard, and open plaid shirt, it's just enough to halt any withdrawal symptoms fans have been suffering during his absence from the limelight. The notoriously private star has been rather low key as the finishing touches are put on his directorial effort, How to Catch a Monster.
Last month, Ryan gave us a glimpse of his smile  outside Eva Mendes 's house, reminding us that, no, his grin hasn't gone anywhere. If you can't wait to see more of Ryan on the big screen, pass the time with his super sexy GIFs , and then cast your vote for him in POPSUGAR's March Man-ness movies poll . Keep reading to see the handsome actor in our exclusive pics!