Mark Ruffalo co-founded the Orpheus Theater Company and started writing and directing plays while he was pursuing his acting studies.
Ruffalo spent over a decade working as a bartender while attempting to get into the entertainment field, but he was still an unknown actor at this time.
Ruffalo had early appearances in a number of movies, the original stage version of This Is Our Youth, and a CBS Summer Playhouse episode, but it wasn't until the 2000s that he began to make a name for himself.
In the Cut, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and Zodiac were among his most prominent early film performances; the last one significantly raised Ruffalo's profile.
When Mark Ruffalo was cast as Dr. Bruce Banner in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2012, he made a significant advancement in his career.
Ruffalo took Edward Norton's position as the comic book character and his alter ego, The Hulk, beginning with The Avengers.
Ruffalo secured a deal guaranteeing he would return this character in future movies from the Marvel Cinematic Universe after receiving favorable reviews for his performance.
These movies featured Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame, the latter of which became the most financially successful movie in cinematic history.
Over the course of his career, Mark Ruffalo has won a vast number of accolades. These include the Los Angeles Film Critics Association's New Generation Award and the New York Film Critics Circle's Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Mark Ruffalo received several honors for his performance in Spotlight, including a Screen ActorsGuild Award, a Satellite Award, and an Independent Spirit Award.
Ruffalo received a Primetime Emmy Award for his performance in A Normal Heart. Additionally, Mark Ruffalo has had three different nominations for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Mark Ruffalo is well known for expressing strong political opinions. He opposes fracking, a viewpoint that gained attention when he voiced worry that oil firms were considering developing his property in the future.
Ruffalo has also questioned the "official version" regarding the 9/11 attacks, highlighting in particular the puzzling way the multiple World Trade Center towers collapsed.
Additionally, Mark Ruffalo has urged NBC to avoid employing conservative pundits because of his opposition to what he refers to as "far-right nationalism."
This science fiction love drama, which won the Academy Award for best original screenplay, tells the tale of a couple named Joel and Clementine who split up and turn to medical operations to erase their own memories of one another.
Joel, however, realizes that he wishes to preserve those memories while the treatment is being done.
The case of a weird woman's disappearance from a locked chamber is given to U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels, who has personal motives to go into Ashecliffe Hospital, an institution for the criminally ill on Shutter Island.
He starts to lose his sense of reality as he delve more into the asylum's evil machinations.
This film, which is centered on the newspaper's namesake specialty team, Spotlight, shows how a group of journalists, who are represented by a strong ensemble cast, discovered child sex abuse by priests in their local Roman Catholic diocese.
Their shocking revelation prompts additional investigation into a massive child abuse crisis that the Catholic Church had deliberately concealed.
The film tells the story of the investigators' frantic efforts to solve one of the most notable unsolved crimes in the United States, which is based on the chase for the Zodiac Murderer, an elusive serial killer who formerly plagued the San Francisco Bay Area.
An assassin who is on a mission to kill five people in one night is picked up by a taxi driver in the action-thriller Collateral.
Tom Cruise portrays the hitman hired by drug traffickers to kill important witnesses in their case, while Jamie Foxx plays the taxi driver who attempts to rescue Cruise's last victim, Jada Pinkett-Smith, a lawyer.
In 2004, Mark Ruffalo paid $1.65 million for a charming Hollywood Hills house, which, given the current pricing, is a bargain.
He subsequently made no money when he sold the house to Zoey Deschanel for $1.65 million. Ruffalo spent several years living in a Brooklyn townhouse built in the 19th century.
Later, he sold this house for $3.125 million. Although it was never proven, there were reports that he and his wife were thinking about buying a $10 million Upper West Side home in 2018. Additionally, the family has a residence in the Catskill Mountains.
Everyone recognizes him as Bruce Banner/Hulk from the Marvel Studios. He garnered notoriety for playing the Hulk in The Avengers (2012), Iron Man 3 (2013), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Captain Marvel (2019), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021).