Mark Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo

Date of Birth

Birthday: November 22
Birthplace: Kenosha, WI

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.

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.

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Awards & Nominations

3 Nominations | 2 Emmys
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie - 2020
  • Winner
  • Mark Ruffalo, as Dominick Birdsey/Thomas Birdsey
  • I Know This Much Is True
  • HBO
  • HBO in association with Willi Hill Productions and FilmNation Entertainment
Outstanding Television Movie - 2014
D-Nice presents the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie to Mark Ruffalo for I Know this Much is True at the 72nd Emmy Awards.
Mark Ruffalo (l) and Julia Roberts of The Normal Heart at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Matt Bomer (l) and Mark Ruffalo (r) of The Normal Heart celebrate at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Mark Ruffalo of The Normal Heart celebrates at the 66th Emmys.
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D-Nice presents the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie to Mark Ruffalo for I Know this Much is True at the 72nd Emmy Awards.
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D-Nice presents the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie to Mark Ruffalo for I Know this Much is True at the 72nd Emmy Awards. 

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

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