Mark Ruffalo

Born Nov 22, 1967

Mark Alan Ruffalo is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter. Best known for his role as the Marvel Comics character Bruce Banner / The Hulk in Marvel's The Avengers (2012), he has also starred in films such as You Can Count on Me (2000), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Just Like Heaven (2005), Zodiac (2007), and Shutter Island (2010).… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Mark Ruffalo.


1967 Birth Born on November 22, 1967.


2000 32 Years Old Through a chance meeting with writer Kenneth Lonergan, he began collaborating with Lonergan and appeared in several of his plays, including the original cast of This is Our Youth (1996), which led to Ruffalo's role as Laura Linney's character's brother in Lonergan's Academy Award-nominated 2000 film You Can Count on Me. … Read More
2006 38 Years Old In 2006, Ruffalo starred 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.
2007 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 2007, he appeared in Zodiac as SFPD homicide inspector Dave Toschi, who ran the investigation to find and apprehend the Zodiac killer from 1969 through most of the 1970s.


In 2008, Ruffalo starred as a con man in The Brothers Bloom with Adrien Brody and Rachel Weisz and co-starred with Julianne Moore in Blindness. 2008 also saw Ruffalo in Brian Goodman's What Doesn't Kill You with Ethan Hawke and Amanda Peet, which was shown at the Toronto Film Festival. … Read More
In 2010, Ruffalo claimed he had been placed on a terror advisory list after organizing screenings for the documentary GasLand about fracking. … Read More
2011 43 Years Old On July 13, 2011, Ruffalo appeared on Countdown With Keith Olbermann to discuss fracking, particularly in New York. "This is an industry that is the dirtiest, slimiest, most arrogant, and negligent that you can imagine," he said. … Read More
2012 44 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, he endorsed Kathleen Kane, the Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania Attorney General, due to her insistence on investigating the Jerry Sandusky scandal and the Hershey Trust for alleged improprieties, and for her opposition to hydrofracking. … Read More
2013 45 Years Old On April 25, 2013, Ruffalo laid out his case against fracking in a piece co-authored with Phil Radford on, where he argued solar and wind are here now, and using fracked natural gas instead of cleaner sources of energy will result in more faucets on fire, methane leaks that cause global warming, groundwater contamination, and cancer-causing chemicals in communities. … Read More
2014 46 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2014, Ruffalo starred as Ned Weeks in a television adaptation of Larry Kramer's AIDS-era play, The Normal Heart; his performance earned him an Emmy nomination. … Read More
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