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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 3 Oscars. Another 23 wins & 101 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 The Normal Heart (TV Movie)
Ned Weeks
 2013/II Begin Again
Dan
 2013 Iron Man 3
Bruce Banner (uncredited)
 2011/I Margaret
Maretti
 2008 Blindness
Doctor
 2007 Chicago 10 (Documentary)
Jerry Rubin (voice)
 2004 13 Going on 30: Bloopers (Video short)
Matt Flamhaff (uncredited)
 2002 XX/XY
Coles
 2001 Apartment 12
Alex
 2000/I Committed
T-Bo
 1999/I Ride with the Devil
Alf Bowden
 1999 A Fish in the Bathtub
Joel
 1999 How Does Anyone Get Old? (Short)
Johnnie
 1998 Houdini (TV Movie)
Theo
 1998 54
Ricko
 1998 Safe Men
Frank
 1997 On the 2nd Day of Christmas (TV Movie)
Bert
 1996 The Last Big Thing
Brent Benedict
 1996 Blood Money
Attorney
 1994 Due South (TV Series)
Vinnie Webber
- A Cop, a Mountie, and a Baby (1994) ... Vinnie Webber
 1994 There Goes My Baby
J.D.
 1993 A Song for You
Gus Davison
 1992 Rough Trade (Short)
Hank
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Michael Dunne
- American Nuclear (1989) ... Michael Dunne
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Other Works:

: Plays Moe Axelrod in "Awake and Sing!" play by Clifford Odets (Belasco Theatre, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

(2011, on his early struggling actor days) It was brutal. The years are stripping away, but when you're talking to anyone from home, you're saying something like, 'Well, I'm just working on my craft right now,' when the truth is that I can't get a fucking job because no one will hire me. It was humiliating. See more »

Trivia:

He was set to appear in Signs (2002) but had to drop out when he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. His part in Signs (2002) went to Joaquin Phoenix. The brain tumor Mark was diagnosed with was found to be benign. Following brain surgery, he has fully recovered after suffering from a partial facial paralysis. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays likeable everyman types

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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