November 22, 1967
53 years old
5 ft 8 in | 173 cm
72 kg | 159 pounds
42 in | 106 cm
10 US | 43 EU
34 in | 86 cm
Mark Alan Ruffalo was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States, on November 22, 1967, is an American actor.
Young Mark Ruffalo first started acting during his years at the First Colonial High School in Virginia Beach, for the Patriot Playhouse.
He co-founded the Orpheus Theatre Company, he wrote, directed and starred in a plays.
He was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his role as Moe Axelrod in a play "Awake and Sing!" (2006).
He got his television debut in anthology series CBS Summer Playhouse (1989) in episode "American Nuclear", in role as Michael Dunne / Hulk.
He made his big screen debut in horror movie Mirror, Mirror 2: Raven Dance (1994) in role as Christian.
Mark's breakthrough performance came as Terry Prescott in drama film You Can Count On Me (2000).
Newsflash (2021) drama in role as Don Hewitt, opposite Chris Pine
Dark Waters (2019) legal thriller in role as Robert Bilott, opposite Anne Hathaway and Tim Robbins
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his roles in films:
The Kids Are All Right (2010) comedy drama in role as Paul Hatfield
Foxcatcher (2014) biographical drama thriller in role as Dave Schultz
Spotlight (2015) biographical drama in role as Michael Rezendes
He portrayed Bruce Banner / Hulk in the Marvel Cinematic Universe:
The Avengers (2012)
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Captain Marvel (2019) (uncredited)
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Cam Stuart in comedy drama film Infinitely Polar Bear (2014).
In the Cut (2003) mystery thriller opposite Meg Ryan and Jennifer Jason Leigh
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) science fiction romantic comedy with Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet and Kirsten Dunst
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004) drama opposite Naomi Watts and Laura Dern
Collateral (2004) neo-noir crime action thriller with Tom Cruise, Javier Bardem and Jamie Foxx
View from the Top (2003) romantic comedy opposite Gwyneth Paltrow and Mike Myers
13 Going on 30 (2004) fantasy romantic comedy with Jennifer Garner
Rumor Has It... (2005) romantic comedy with Jennifer Aniston and Kevin Costner
Just Like Heaven (2005) romantic comedy fantasy with Reese Witherspoon
The Brothers Bloom (2008) drama crime with Rachel Weisz and Adrien Brody
Blindness (2008) drama mystery opposite Julianne Moore
Shutter Island (2010) neo-noir psychological thriller directed by Martin Scorsese
Zodiac (2007) mystery thriller with Jake Gyllenhaal and Robert Downey, Jr.
Begin Again (2013) musical comedy drama opposite Keira Knightley and Hailee Steinfeld
Now You See Me (2013) and sequel Now You See Me 2 (2016) heist thriller in role as Dylan Rhodes-Shrike
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as Alexander "Ned" Weeks in television drama movie The Normal Heart (2014).
He played Theo in television film Houdini (1988).
The Beat (2000) drama series in role as Zane Marinelli
He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his two roles as Dominick and Thomas Birdsey in drama miniseries I Know This Much Is True (2020).
Graduated from First Colonial High School in Virginia Beach.
Studied acting at the Stella Adler Conservatory in Los Angeles.
Has Italian and French-Canadian ancestry.
Has two sisters, Tania and Nicole and a brother, Scott.
He is a vegetarian.
His favorite Avenger is Black Widow.
Was a close friend of actor Heath Ledger.
Lives in Manhattan, New York, U.S.
He married actress Sunrise Coigney in 2000, they have three children.