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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 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 "Avenue A", a new play by David Steen- Cast Theatre, LA (1990). See more »

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5' 8" (1.73 m)

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(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 »


Benicio Del Toro was a fellow student at the Stella Adler drama school in Los Angeles. See more »


Frequently plays likeable everyman types

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