updated 07/21/2011 AT 11:55 AM ET
•originally published 07/21/2011 AT 12:35 PM ET
Creating good banter on late-night TV isn’t easy. So, to keep the chatter going during his Wednesday visit on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Ryan Gosling brought along the world’s best conversation piece: his dog, George!
“He’s more interesting than I am, so I just thought it would be helpful,” the actor said of the pooch, who noshed on bits of green apple throughout the interview.