Mark Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to Marie Rose (Hebert), a stylist and hairdresser, and Frank Lawrence Ruffalo, a construction painter. His father's ancestry is Italian, and his mother is of half French-Canadian and half Italian descent. Mark moved with his family to Virginia Beach, Virginia, where he lived out most of his teenage ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 82 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 The Normal Heart (TV Movie)
Ned Weeks
 2013/II Begin Again
 2013 Iron Man 3
Bruce Banner (uncredited)
 2011/I Margaret
 2008 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary)
Jerry Rubin
- Chicago 10 (2008) ... Jerry Rubin
 2008 Blindness
 2007 Chicago 10 (Documentary)
Jerry Rubin (voice)
 2004 13 Going on 30: Bloopers (Video short)
Matt Flamhaff (uncredited)
 2002 XX/XY
 2001 Apartment 12
 2000/I Committed
 1999/I Ride with the Devil
Alf Bowden
 1999 A Fish in the Bathtub
 1999 How Does Anyone Get Old? (Short)
 1998 Houdini (TV Movie)
 1998 54
 1998 Safe Men
 1997 On the 2nd Day of Christmas (TV Movie)
 1996 The Last Big Thing
Brent Benedict
 1996 Blood Money
 1994 Due South (TV Series)
Vinnie Webber
- A Cop, a Mountie, and a Baby (1994) ... Vinnie Webber
 1994 There Goes My Baby
 1993 A Song for You
Gus Davison
 1992 Rough Trade (Short)
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Michael Dunne
- American Nuclear (1989) ... Michael Dunne
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Played in "Betrayal by Everyone" - Festival of One Acts, Met Theatre, Los Angeles (1993). See more »

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4 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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[on 'Foxcatcher'] Shakespeare does a great job of taking 5,000-year-old stories and turning them into modern pieces that are true to the original essence, but are completely remade. And that's how this feels. It's a true story but it's lifted up into the eternal, the universal. See more »


Became a father for the 3rd time at age 39 when his wife Sunrise Coigney gave birth to their daughter Odette Ruffalo on October 20, 2007. See more »


Frequently plays likeable everyman types

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