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Mark Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo


Famous as :


Birth Name :

Mark Alan Ruffalo

Birth Date :

November 22, 1967

Birth Place :

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Spouse :

Sunrise Coigney (actress, since Jun 2000)

Claim to fame :

As Terry Prescott in "You Can Count on Me" (2000)


Born on November 22, 1967, Mark Ruffalo began his career in the 1990s, appearing in many of Kenneth Lonergan's plays. One of the most notable was "This Is Our Youth", which earned him attention that he was then signed to star as the lead male in "You Can Count on Me" (2000). His performance was being noticed and praised, therefore he was granted major parts in such films as "XX/XY" (2002), "Windtalkers" (2002), and "In the Cut" (2003).

In the middle of his propelling acting career, in 2002 Ruffalo was diagnosed with a brain tumor. A surgery he had to remove the tumor, unfortunately, caused a period of partial facial paralysis. He managed to fully recover though and paved his way back into film business. He starred in four movies in 2004 alone; namely "We Don't Live Here Anymore", "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind", "13 Going on 30" and "Collateral". In the following years, he appeared in high profile flicks, like "Just Like Heaven" (2005), "All the King's Men" (2006), "Zodiac" (2007), and "Reservation Road" (2007).

Latest News

Mark Ruffalo Is a Manic Depressive Dad in 'Infinitely Polar Bear' Trailer

February 20, 2015 09:07:29 GMT

is a father of two girls who is also manic depressive in the trailer of "". Arriving online on Thursday, February 20, the trailer sees Ruffalo's Cam struggling to take care of his children while his wife Maggie () goes to a business school in New York.

Mark Ruffalo Talks About Possibility of Hulk Solo Movie

February 18, 2015 02:39:55 GMT

teases what will possibly happen to his character and his teammates in "", the possibility of a Hulk solo movie and more in a new interview with Empire. Speaking to the magazine, the actor who plays Bruce Banner a.k.a. Hulk in the superhero movie is not sure whether Hulk one day will get a solo movie.

Kevin Spacey and Viola Davis Among Full TV Winners at 2015 SAG Awards

January 26, 2015 03:52:06 GMT

The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards has been wrapped up and "" came out as a big winner in TV field. The Netflix hit series took home the first award presented at the Sunday, January 25 event, which was Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series.

Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams Join Catholic Church Sex Abuse Scandal Film

August 09, 2014 03:20:18 GMT

"" would be a big production involving big names such as , , , , and . The theme is also controversial, exposing the real-life Boston conspiracy to cover up clergy child abuse.

Mark Ruffalo Dismisses Idea of 'Planet Hulk' Movie

July 01, 2014 08:27:58 GMT

is up for a new standalone Hulk film, but he is not too fond of "Planet Hulk" idea. The actor who plays the green monster in Marvel Cinematic Universe says, while placing the green hero in a space adventure sounds cool, it's not appealing to him because there is no Bruce Banner.

Mark Ruffalo Claims Ben Affleck Doesn't Allow Him to Be Friend With Jennifer Garner

June 28, 2014 05:09:43 GMT

lost his friendship with because of , the actor claimed. Ruffalo talked about his former co-star in "" as he appeared on "Watch What Happens Live" to promote his new film "" on Thursday, June 26.

First Teaser for HBO's 'Normal Heart': Mark Ruffalo Fights to Expose Truth About HIV/AIDS Crisis

March 10, 2014 07:38:12 GMT

Fresh off 's Oscar win as an AIDS patient in "", another HIV/AIDS-themed film is coming on HBO. The premium cable channel has now debuted the first teaser for TV movie "" from "" and "" creator Ryan Murphy.

'Foxcatcher' First Look: Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo as Olympic Wrestlers

September 05, 2013 08:38:37 GMT

After the release of a picture, "" unveils another image which now gives fans a first look at and . In the Sony Pictures Classics flick, the "" hunk and the "" star are introduced as real-life Olympic freestyle wrestlers Mark and Dave Schultz.

'Thanks for Sharing' Trailer: Mark Ruffalo and Josh Gad vs. Sex Addiction

June 27, 2013 04:08:34 GMT

Lionsgate's upcoming movie "" has just dropped its first trailer online, featuring as a man whose mind is apparently too often occupied with sex. How bad his addiction can be is somehow teased in the video as he is introduced as one of some people who think about it 15 times an hour.

The 'Avengers' Cast Will Reunite as Presenters at 2013 Oscars

February 07, 2013 03:28:23 GMT

More A-list movie stars have been added to the presenter list for the 85th Academy Awards. On Wednesday, Feburary 6, the AMPAS confirmed that the cast of "" would be on hand to deliver the golden statuettes to the winners at the upcoming Oscar ceremony.

First Trailer for Jack Kerouac Drama 'Big Sur'

January 05, 2013 03:09:05 GMT

The first trailer for indie drama "" has been released, showcasing the imagining of a famed novel of the same title by prominent Beat poet Jack Kerouac. Overall, the trailer is studded with elegant shots of open terrain and beautiful vintage settings.

Coachella Organizers Hint Rolling Stones May Headline Festival

January 05, 2013 02:58:20 GMT

In mid-December of last year, English rock band tipped off that they might be performing at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2013 as they accidentally mentioned in their mobile app the dates of the three-day music and arts festival in California as part of their tour. Frontman said he didn't know how it happened and the dates were subsequently removed.

Kelly Clarkson 'Never Insulted' by Lesbian Rumors, Hit on by 'Hottest Girl Ever'

January 05, 2013 02:25:22 GMT

is never offended by crazy rumors suggesting that she's lesbian. While many people think she's gay because she'd been single for too long, the "Breakaway" hitmaker admits that she doesn't feel insulted by those opinions. Still, the 30-year-old singer reveals that she once got hit on by "the hottest girl ever."

Ryan Murphy to Adapt 'Normal Heart' Starring Julia Roberts for HBO

January 05, 2013 02:17:45 GMT

Ryan Murphy and HBO are teaming up to bring Tony-winning play "" onto the small screen. The "" and "" creator is set to serve on the helm of the telepic which is slated to premiere on the premium cable channel in 2014.

Mark Ruffalo Blindsided by Super Magicians in First 'Now You See Me' Trailer

November 17, 2012 01:30:37 GMT

An intriguing first trailer for "" has made its way out for viewing pleasure. Promising an interesting plot, the sneak peek gives a look at a gang of magicians who literally "travel" from Vegas to Paris in 3 seconds and rob a bank and spread the money to the audience during their spectacular show. The next day, they have to deal with the police for their action but the investigator find that these super magicians are not easy to deal with.

Leonardo DiCaprio Raised Money at His Birthday Party

November 12, 2012 17:50:31 GMT

Newly-single was surrounded by close friends and celebrities at his 38th birthday bash. The actor made his happy day an occasion to raise money for charities supported by the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation including the American Red Cross.

Sienna Miller to Be Mark Ruffalo's Widow in True Story Pic 'Foxcatcher'

October 06, 2012 05:22:35 GMT

Bennett Miller's tragic crime movie "" has added to its starry cast ensemble. According to Deadline, the fiance of will star as the wife of 's character, a wrestler who is killed by his own friend.

Snooki Calls Conservative Politician Newt Gingrich 'Cute and Nice'

July 20, 2012 06:13:23 GMT

has met Newt Gingrich, a presidential nominee from Republican Party, when visiting "". She thought he was "cute and nice," so she was confused as to why a lot of people didn't like the 69-year-old politician.

Mariah Carey to Be Honored as Icon at 2012 BMI Urban Awards

July 20, 2012 04:50:15 GMT

R&B diva will be the guest of honor at the BMI Urban Awards on September 7. She will be honored as the BMI Icon at the ceremony which will be held at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. The show will include an all-star musical tribute to her.

Pictures: Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo Kissing on 'Can a Song Save Your Life?'

July 20, 2012 04:36:12 GMT

"Can a Song Save Your Life?" stars and showed off their on-screen chemistry. In a recent filming, they were caught on camera hugging and locking lips. The actress wore high-waisted pants and sleeveless top, while the actor suited up.

Cee-Lo Green's 'Loberace' Show in Las Vegas Gets Postponed

July 19, 2012 08:55:21 GMT

Green has officially postponed a string of his Las Vegas performances called "Loberace". The show was supposed to debut on August 29 this year, just a few days before the premiere of the third season of "", but it has now been moved to next year.

'Castle' First Season 5 Promo: It's Getting Arresting

July 19, 2012 08:36:50 GMT

Castle and Beckett have been very helpful for each other, but they are getting more attached in the upcoming season 5. The first promo for the next chapter of "" has made its way out online, hinting that the romance between the novelist and the detective will be a major part in the storyline. "They've finally crossed the line... Now things will really get arresting," so a narrator says in the video, which does not include new footage.

Photos: Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo Enjoy Ice Cream Date on 'Song' Set

July 19, 2012 08:23:59 GMT

After previously being caught on camera filming a date scene with , has been photographed shooting another outdoor scene with . Along with co-star , the two were spotted at a park in New York City on Wednesday afternoon, July 18 while filming "Can a Song Save Your Life?".

First Teaser for 'Sons of Anarchy' Season 5: Jax Falls Off a Bridge

July 07, 2012 05:27:06 GMT

The SAMCRO guys are back on their saddles in the first promo of "" season 5. Set to "Trouble Weighs a Ton" by ' Dan Auerbach, the video which lands online via Yahoo! TV sees Jax and other bikers riding through a bridge with Tara and Gemma waiting for them.

First Look: Mark Ruffalo and Hailee Steinfeld Film Chase Scene on 'Song' Set

July 07, 2012 05:02:36 GMT

and were photographed for the first time on the set of "Can a Song Save Your Life?" on Friday, July 6. The twosome was spotted shooting a scene that required them to run on the streets of New York City.

New Official Images of Bella, Edward and Jacob in 'Breaking Dawn II'

April 27, 2012 04:08:18 GMT

Building the anticipation for "", Summit Entertainment offers two new images from the final chapter in the " Saga" film series. The stills present a closer look at the three fan-favorite characters, Edward, Bella and Jacob.

Mark Ruffalo Felt Silly for Having to Wear Leotard in 'The Avengers'

April 27, 2012 03:35:11 GMT

As it gets closer for "" to hit the U.S. theaters, and spent some time to discuss their experience in working on the much awaited superhero ensemble movie. The two actors specifically shared their opinions about the scariest member of The Earth's Mightiest Heroes, The Hulk.

'Avengers' Star Mark Ruffalo: Let's Start Online Petition for My 'Hulk' Movie

April 13, 2012 04:00:41 GMT

Being a part of "" is probably not enough for as he admitted that he wants his own The Hulk movie. Speaking to E! News when attending the Hollywood premiere of the superhero ensemble film, Ruffalo said, "I'm hoping we're going to see a 'Hulk' movie. Why don't we start an online petition for a Hulk movie?"

Beyonce Knowles Debuts Her Sexy Ad for House of Dereon

February 24, 2012 08:59:28 GMT

has released a promo picture for her fashion line House of Dereon. The wife of looks stunning in a green studded bra top. Giving a sexy glare to the camera, she finishes off her look by wearing some wooden bangles as accessories.

Tyra Banks Strikes a Pose With Her Diploma From Harvard Business School

February 24, 2012 08:57:26 GMT

can now add Ivy League graduate to her resume. The 38-year-old supermodel has graduated from Harvard Business School with a certificate from the Owner/President Management Program. Sharing her excitement, she took to her Twitter account to post several pictures from her graduation day.

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