It's droopy in The Notebook. It's dazed in Crazy, Stupid, Love. It's woozy in Lars and the Real Girl. It looks downright slumberous in La La Land.
The sleepy smile is a key part of Ryan Gosling's charm. It simultaneously says, "I need you to hold me and sing me lullabies" and, "We share a dirty little secret." It's mischievous, yet soft; sexy, yet vulnerable; wistful, yet optimistic. Forget Jake Gyllenhaal — this is the original nocturnal animal.
Gosling's is a smile worth celebrating. So, in honor of his 36th birthday on November 12, we bring you an appreciation of the actor's best feature. Which level of sleepy is your favorite?