Mark Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo

Birthplace: 
Kenosha, WI
Birthday: 
November 22

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American director, producer, and screenwriter Mark Ruffalo stars in HBO’s movie rendition of Larry Kramer play, The Normal Heart as Ned Weeks, a gay activist who attempts to raise HIV/AIDs awareness during the early 1980s. Ryan Murphy (Glee, American Horror Story) directed the drama.

Known for his portrayal of Bruce Banner/The Hulk in the Marvel superhero film The Avengers, Ruffalo has also starred in big screen features Shutter Island, Now You See Me, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Iron Man 3, Zodiac, and Just Like Heaven.

He received an Academy Award nomination for his work in The Kids Are All Right, playing the role of Paul, a sperm donor who reunites with the children he has fathered and shakes up the lives of their lesbian parents.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

2 Nominations 1 Emmy

Outstanding Television Movie - 2014

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  • Mark Ruffalo (l) and Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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  • Matt Bomer (l) and Mark Ruffalo (r) of The Normal Heart celebrate at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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  • Mark Ruffalo of The Normal Heart celebrates at the 66th Emmys.

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