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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 18 wins & 82 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/I Spotlight
Mike Rezendes
 2013/II Begin Again
 2013 Iron Man 3
Bruce Banner (uncredited)
 2011/I Margaret
 2008 Blindness
 2002 XX/XY
 2001 Apartment 12
 2000/I Committed
 1999/I Ride with the Devil
Alf Bowden
 1999 A Fish in the Bathtub
 1998 54
 1998 Safe Men
 1996 The Last Big Thing
Brent Benedict
 1996 Blood Money
 1994 There Goes My Baby
 1993 A Song for You
Gus Davison
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: Plays Moe Axelrod in "Awake and Sing!" play by Clifford Odets (Belasco Theatre, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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[on Foxcatcher (2014)] 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 »


Anti-fracking activist. See more »


Frequently plays likeable everyman types

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