Mark Ruffalo Biography
Mark Ruffalo is a renown American actor, producer, and activist known for This is Our Youth and drama film You Can Count On Me. He received Oscar nods for the film The Kids Are All Right, Foxcatcher, and Spotlight.
Mark Ruffalo Birthday and Age
Mark was born as Mark Alan Ruffalo on the 22nd of November, 1967, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States of America.
Mark Ruffalo Family
Mark was born as Mark Alan Ruffalo to both parents in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States of America. He is the son of Marie Rose (mother) and Frank Lawrence Ruffalo Jr (father). His mother is a hairdresser and stylist, while his father was a construction painter. Mark has two sisters, namely Tania and Nicole, and Scott’s brother (died in 2008).
Mark Ruffalo Height and Weight
Ruffalo has a height of 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73 meters) and weighs 72kg (159 pounds).
Mark Ruffalo Marriage
Ruffalo is married to his wife, Sunrise Coigney, who is an actress. The couple married on the 11th of June, 2000. The marriage is, however, blessed with three children; a son called Keen Ruffalo (born 2001) and two daughters Bella Noche Ruffalo (born 2005) and Odette Ruffalo (born 2007).
Mark Ruffalo Education
Ruffalo attended First Colonial High School in Virginia Beach, where he earned his certificate. After graduation from high school, he moved to Los Angeles, where he studied acting at the Stella Adler Conservatory and subsequently co-founded the Orpheus Theatre Company. Details regarding his college education are publicly unavailable.
Mark Ruffalo Career
Mark began acting in an episode of CBS Summer Playhouse, followed by minor roles. He was part of the original cast of This is Our Youth. He portrayed minor roles in the following movies: The Dentist, Safe Men, and Angler’s Civil War Western Ride with the Devil.
He collaborated with writer Kenneth Lonergan and appeared in several plays like Our Youth and You Can Count on Me. He starred in several the films like XX/XY, Isabel Coixet’s My Life Without Me Windtalkers, Jane Campion’s In the Cut, and Michael Gondry’s Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, among others.
In 2012, he found a role where he portrayed the Hulk in the smash-live action film, The Avengers. He received an Academy Award nod for the 2010s The Kids are All Right. He also earned an Oscar nomination for his roles in the drama Foxcatcher and Spotlight. Ruffalo has also appeared in several other films such as Just Like Heaven, All the King’s Men, Zodiac, and Reservation Road.
Mark Ruffalo Brain Tumor
In 2002, Ruffalo suffered a setback when he was diagnosed with a brain tumour. The surgical operation he underwent for the disease led to his facial paralysis, but he later recovered and continued with his career.
Mark Ruffalo Activism
Ruffalo is a renown activist focusing on combating fracking in New York State. After receiving an environmental award at Dickinson college in 2015, Ruffalo told graduates, “I’m here to tell you that ‘activist’ is not a dirty word.” He founded the Solutions Project, which pushes for 100% renewable energy and is currently active in Water Defense, a group dedicated to clean water initiatives.
Mark Ruffalo Films
- This is Our Youth
- The Dentist
- Safe Men
- Angler’s Civil War Western Ride with the Devil.
- Jane Campion’s in the Cut
- Michael Gondry’s Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
- The Avengers
- The Kids Are All Right
- Just Like Heaven
- All the King’s Men
- Zodiac and Reservation Road
Mark Ruffalo Salary
Details regarding Mark’s salary are not publicly available. However, we are reviewing this section, and we shall update it once the information is out.
Mark Ruffalo Net Worth
Mark has an estimated net worth of $30 million as of 2021.