Mark Ruffalo is an American actor and producer. He made his screen debut in an episode of CBS Summer Playhouse, followed by minor film roles and was part of the original cast of This Is Our Youth. In 2010, he starred in the psychological thriller Shutter Island and the comedy drama The Kids Are All Right. For the latter, he received nominations for the SAG Award, BAFTA Award and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He starred in and was an executive producer of the 2014 television drama film The Normal Heart, for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie (as a producer) and he won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor in a TV Movie.

Birth Name

Mark Alan Ruffalo

Nickname

Mark

Profession

Actor, Film Producer, Activist, Film Director, Humanitarian

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Mark Ruffalo was born on November 22, 1967 in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States.

Age

He is currently 51 years old.

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Ethnicity

White

Mark has Italian ancestry on his father’s side while he is of 50% French Canadian and 50% Italian descent on his mom’s side.

Religion

Roman Catholic

Education

Mark graduated from First Colonial High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Ruffalo has also taken acting classes from Stella Adler Conservatory in New York.

Family Details

  • Father – Frank Lawrence Ruffalo, Jr (Construction Painter)
  • Mother – Marie Rose (née Hebert) (Hairdresser, Stylist)
  • Siblings – Tania (Sister), Nicole (Sister), Scott (Brother) (Died in 2008)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Mark Ruffalo has dated –

  • Sunrise Coigney (2000-Present) – Mark started dating actress Sunrise Coigney in December 1999. He married her in June 2000 and they have three children: son Keen Ruffalo (b. 2001) and daughters Bella Noche Ruffalo (b. 2005) and Odette Ruffalo (b. 2007).

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
  • In centimeters – 173 cm
  • In meters – 1.73 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 72 kg
  • In Pounds – 159 lbs

Body Build

Average

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

Unknown

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

His portrayal as Bruce Banner / Hulk in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies Avengers (2012), Iron Man 3 (2013), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018). He will reprise his role in the untitled Avengers film, sequel to the Infinity War, scheduled to release in 2019.

Film Debut

Mark made his feature film debut in 1994, playing Christian in the horror film, Mirror, Mirror 2: Raven Dance.

Television Debut

In 1989, Mark appeared in just one episode of anthology series CBS Summer Playhouse for his role as Michael Dunne.

Brand Endorsements

In 1989, Mark appeared in a TV commercial for Clearasil Double Clear.

Awards & Nominations

YearAssociationCategoryNominated WorkResult
2000Boston Society of Film CriticsBest Actor(3rd place)You Can Count On MeWon
Los Angeles Film Critics AssociationNew Generation AwardWon
Montreal World Film FestivalBest ActorWon
National Society of Film CriticsBest Actor (2nd place)Won
San Diego Film Critics SocietyBest Actor (2nd place)Won
Toronto Film Critics AssociationBest Actor (2nd place)Won
Chicago Film Critics AssociationBest ActorNominated
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics AssociationBest Supporting ActorNominated
Independent Spirit AwardsBest Male LeadNominated
Vancouver Film Critics CircleBest ActorNominated
2004Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actor – Comedy13 Going on 30Nominated
Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie ChemistryNominated
Choice Movie LiplockNominated
2006Tony AwardsBest Featured Actor in a PlayAwake and SingNominated
2008Vancouver Film Critics CircleBest Supporting Actor in a Canadian FilmBlindnessNominated
Satellite AwardsBest Actor – Motion PictureWhat Doesn’t Kill YouNominated
2009Sundance Film FestivalSpecial Jury PrizeSympathy for DeliciousWon
2010Boston Society of Film CriticsBest Cast (2nd place)The Kids Are All RightWon
New York Film Critics CircleBest Supporting ActorWon
Academy AwardsBest Supporting ActorNominated
BAFTA AwardsBest Actor in a Supporting RoleNominated
Broadcast Film Critics AssociationBest Supporting ActorNominated
Best CastNominated
Chicago Film Critics AssociationBest Supporting ActorNominated
Gotham AwardsBest Ensemble PerformanceNominated
Independent Spirit AwardsBest Supporting MaleNominated
Online Film Critics SocietyBest Supporting ActorNominated
Screen Actors GuildOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureNominated
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting RoleNominated
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics AssociationBest EnsembleNominated
Saturn AwardsBest Supporting ActorShutter IslandNominated
Scream AwardsBest Supporting ActorNominated
2012MTV Movie AwardsBest FightThe AvengersWon
Best HeroNominated
Best On-Screen DuoNominated
Choice Hissy FitNominated
2014Primetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Television Movie (co-executive producer)The Normal HeartWon
Satellite AwardsBest Actor – Miniseries or Television FilmWon
Screen Actors GuildOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television MovieWon
Critics’ Choice Television AwardsBest Actor in a Movie/MiniseriesNominated
Golden Globe AwardsBest Actor – Miniseries or Television FilmNominated
Primetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieNominated
Hollywood Film AwardsHollywood Film Ensemble AwardFoxcatcherWon
Gotham Independent Film AwardsSpecial Jury Award for Ensemble PerformanceWon
AACTA International AwardsBest Supporting ActorNominated
Academy AwardsBest Supporting ActorNominated
BAFTA AwardsBest Actor in a Supporting RoleNominated
Golden Globe AwardsBest Supporting Actor – Motion PictureNominated
Online Film Critics SocietyBest Supporting ActorNominated
San Francisco Film Critics CircleBest Supporting ActorNominated
Satellite AwardsBest Supporting Actor – Motion PictureNominated
Screen Actors GuildsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting RoleNominated
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics AssociationBest Supporting ActorNominated
2015Golden Globe AwardsBest Actor – Motion Picture Musical or ComedyInfinitely Polar BearNominated
Critics’ Choice Movie AwardsCritics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Acting EnsembleSpotlightWon
Gotham Independent Film AwardsSpecial Jury Award for Ensemble PerformanceWon
Independent Spirit AwardsRobert Altman Award for Best EnsembleWon
Satellite AwardsBest Cast in a Motion PictureWon
Screen Actors GuildsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureWon
Academy AwardsBest Supporting ActorNominated
BAFTA AwardsBest Actor in a Supporting RoleNominated
Critics’ Choice Movie AwardsBest Actor in a Supporting RoleNominated
Florida Film Critics CircleBest Supporting ActorNominated
Houston Film Critics SocietyBest Supporting ActorNominated
Online Film Critics SocietyBest Supporting ActorNominated
Satellite AwardsBest Supporting Actor – Motion PictureNominated
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics AssociationBest Supporting ActorNominated
2018Grammy AwardBest Spoken Word AlbumOur Revolution: A Future to Believe InNominated
MTV Movie & TV AwardsBest FightThor: RagnarokNominated
Teen Choice AwardChoice Sci-Fi Movie ActorNominated

Mark Ruffalo Favorites

  • Favorite Lullaby – Frere Jacques
  • Favorite Dessert – Banana Cream Pie
  • Favorite Superhero – Hulk (as a child), Wolverine (as an adult)
  • Favorite Pokemon – Squirtle
  • Favorite Italian Food – Eggplant Parmigiana
  • Favorite Book – “I Know This Much Is True” by Wally Lamb

Mark Ruffalo Net worth

Ruffalo has accumulated a net worth of $30 million dollars as of 2019. Ruffalo and his family live primarily in Manhattan. Ruffalo also owns a house in Sullivan County, New York and in 2016 described the Catskill Mountains as his home.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mark Ruffalo

  • Mark was raised in a big family.
  • His dad was a three-time wrestling champion at his high school level. Due to that, Mark also participated in wrestling tournaments when he was in junior high and high school.
  • He moved to Los Angeles with his family where studied at the Stella Adler Conservatory.
  • He co-founded the Orpheus Theatre Company, where he wrote, directed and starred in a number of plays and worked as a bartender for almost a decade.
  • In 2002, he was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor and was subsequently had it removed, however he became deaf in his left ear as a result of the tumor.
  • Mark owns Solutions Project’, which works towards achieving 100% renewable energy.
  • Mark made his Broadway debut in 2006, starring in Clifford Odets’ Awake and Sing! at the Belasco Theatre in New York, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.
  • He is an animal rights activist.
  • He supports LGBTQ+ rights.
  • In June 2017, Ruffalo endorsed Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn in the 2017 UK general election.
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