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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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The Avengers
The Avengers Bruce Banner / The Hulk
(2012)
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(2015)
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Foxcatcher David Schultz
(2014)

Filmography

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 2018 Newsflash (pre-production)
Don Hewitt (rumored)
 2018 Avengers: Infinity War (post-production)
Bruce Banner / Hulk
 2017 Thor: Ragnarok
Bruce Banner / Hulk
 2016 Team Thor (Video short)
Bruce Banner
 2016 Now You See Me 2
Dylan Rhodes
 2015/I Spotlight
Mike Rezendes
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron
Bruce Banner / Hulk
 2014 The Normal Heart (TV Movie)
Ned Weeks
 2014 Foxcatcher
David Schultz
 2014 Infinitely Polar Bear
Cam Stuart
 2013/II Begin Again
Dan
 2013/I Now You See Me
Dylan Rhodes
 2013 Iron Man 3
Bruce Banner (uncredited)
 2012 Thanks for Sharing
Adam
 2012 The Avengers
Bruce Banner / The Hulk
 2011/I Margaret
Maretti
 2010 Date Night
Brad Sullivan
 2010 Shutter Island
Chuck Aule
 2010 Sympathy for Delicious
Father Joe
 2009 Where the Wild Things Are
The Boyfriend
 2008 What Doesn't Kill You
Brian Reilly
 2008 The Brothers Bloom
Stephen
 2008 Blindness
Doctor
 2007 Reservation Road
Dwight Arno
 2007 Zodiac
Inspector David Toschi
 2007 Chicago 10 (Documentary)
Jerry Rubin (voice)
 2006 All the King's Men
Adam Stanton
 2005 Rumor Has It...
Jeff Daly
 2005 Just Like Heaven
David
 2004 13 Going on 30: Bloopers (Video short)
Matt Flamhaff (uncredited)
 2004 Collateral
Fanning
 2004 13 Going on 30
Matt Flamhaff
 2004 We Don't Live Here Anymore
Jack Linden
 2003 In the Cut
Detective Giovanni A. Malloy
 2003 View from the Top
Ted Stewart
 2003 My Life Without Me
Lee
 2002 Windtalkers
Pappas
 2002 XX/XY
Coles
 2001 The Last Castle
Yates
 2001 Apartment 12
Alex
 2000 The Beat (TV Series)
Zane Marinelli
- Get It on (Bang the Gong) (2000) ... Zane Marinelli
- Someone to Watch Over Me (2000) ... Zane Marinelli
- Cueca Solo (2000) ... Zane Marinelli
- Can I Get a Witness? (2000) ... Zane Marinelli
- They Say It's Your Birthday (2000) ... Zane Marinelli
 2000/I Committed
T-Bo
 2000 You Can Count on Me
Terry Prescott
 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
 1996 The Dentist
Steve Landers
 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 (Short)
Gus Davison
 1992 Rough Trade (Short)
Hank
 1989 Nuclear Family (TV Movie)
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Michael Dunne
- American Nuclear (1989) ... Michael Dunne
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played in "Betrayal by Everyone" - Festival of One Acts, Met Theatre, Los Angeles (1993). See more »

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4 Interviews | 8 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:

[on navigating his career] - I try to do the things that speak to me in one way or another, and sometimes I'm even drastic. I like extremes. I like to change things up and keep from getting complacent or stale. I moved away from L.A. [to upstate New York] because it was feeling empty and it didn't feel like Los Angeles was a fertile place for me as an artist anymore. I didn't like the distance ... See more »

Trivia:

For his environmental advocacy, Mark Ruffalo received a Global Green Millennium Award and a Meera Gandhi Giving Back Foundation Award. Also chosen as one of the "People Who Mattered" in 2011 by Time magazine. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays likeable everyman types

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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