facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
Headlines
James Cordon to succeed Craig Ferguson on 'Late Late Show'

James Cordon to succeed Craig Ferguson on 'Late Late Show'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 5 (UPI) --British comedian James Corden will reportedly replace Craig Ferguson as host of "The Late Late Show" in December.
Annie Martin
Julia Roberts beats Jimmy Fallon at 'Face Balls'

Julia Roberts beats Jimmy Fallon at 'Face Balls'

NEW YORK, Aug. 1 (UPI) --Julia Roberts stopped by Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" Thursday to play a new game called Face Balls.
Veronica Linares
Keira Knightley says she doesn't listen to music

Keira Knightley says she doesn't listen to music

NEW YORK, July 8 (UPI) --Despite playing a singer-songwriter in the new movie {i:Begin Again}, Keira Knightly says she doesn't listen to music.
Aileen Graef
Channing Tatum stars as wrestler Mark Schultz in intense new trailer for 'Foxcatcher'

Channing Tatum stars as wrestler Mark Schultz in intense new trailer for 'Foxcatcher'

LOS ANGELES, July 2 (UPI) --Channing Tatum stars as real-life Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz, whose brother was shot and killed by longtime friend and troubled millionaire John du Pont.
Annie Martin
Adam Levine says he could relate to the artist on the brink of stardom in 'Begin Again'

Adam Levine says he could relate to the artist on the brink of stardom in 'Begin Again'

NEW YORK, June 27 (UPI) --Adam Levine says it was fairly easy for him to draw upon his days as a struggling musician for the inspiration to play one in John Carney's film, "Begin Again."
Karen Butler
Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner no longer friends because of Ben Affleck

Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Garner no longer friends because of Ben Affleck

NEW YORK, June 27 (UPI) --Mark Ruffalo says he and "13 Going on 30" co-star Jennifer Garner were friends until Ben Affleck "came on the scene."
Annie Martin
Keira Knightley says her 'Begin Again' character dresses for women, not men

Keira Knightley says her 'Begin Again' character dresses for women, not men

NEW YORK, June 26 (UPI) --Keira Knightley says the cotton, print dresses and ripped, slouchy jeans her character wears in "Begin Again" are meant to appeal to women, not men.
Karen Butler
Mark Ruffalo and James Corden bonded over booze on the set of 'Begin Again'

Mark Ruffalo and James Corden bonded over booze on the set of 'Begin Again'

NEW YORK, June 26 (UPI) --British actor and comedian James Corden says he shot his scenes in the film, "Begin Again," during breaks from his Broadway show, "One Man, Two Guvnors."
Karen Butler
WATCH: Mark Ruffalo and Keira Knightley in 'Begin Again' clip

WATCH: Mark Ruffalo and Keira Knightley in 'Begin Again' clip

LOS ANGELES, June 26 (UPI) --Keira Knightley's character sings a song to bring Dan (Mark Ruffalo) out of his depression from being unemployed in the new movie {i:Begin Again}.
Aileen Graef
Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow to ride electric Harley Davidson in 'Avengers' sequel

Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow to ride electric Harley Davidson in 'Avengers' sequel

LOS ANGELES, June 24 (UPI) --Scarlett Johansson's Marvel character Black Widow will reportedly ride the new electric Harley-Davidson motorcycle in "Avengers: Age of Ultron."
Veronica Linares
Adam Levine sings 'Lost Stars' in new 'Begin Again' trailer

Adam Levine sings 'Lost Stars' in new 'Begin Again' trailer

LOS ANGELES, June 2 (UPI) --Adam Levine showcased his new song "Lost Stars" for his upcoming movie "Begin Again" about a young singer-songwriter trying to begin her career in the city.
Aileen Graef
'Foxcatcher' premiered Monday at Cannes

'Foxcatcher' premiered Monday at Cannes

CANNES, France, May 19 (UPI) --Foxcatcher, a biopic about Olympic wrestling champion Mark Schultz, premiered Monday at the Cannes Film Festival to rave reviews and a few Oscar predictions.
Veronica Linares
Adam Levine, Kiera Knightly help each other in 'Begin Again'

Adam Levine, Kiera Knightly help each other in 'Begin Again'

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- Adam Levine praises Kiera Knightly's singing chops in upcoming film "Begin Again."
Danielle Haynes
Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr. post photos from 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' shoot

Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr. post photos from 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' shoot

LONDON, April 23 (UPI) -- Mark Ruffalo and Robert Downey Jr. have taken to social media to share photos from the set of "Avengers: Age of Ultron."
Annie Martin
Paul Bettany confirms and discusses his role as Vision in 'Avengers 2'

Paul Bettany confirms and discusses his role as Vision in 'Avengers 2'

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) -- Paul Bettany confirmed and discussed his role as Vision in "Avengers: Age of Ultron" during an interview on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"
Annie Martin
Prev
Page 1 of 4
Photos
Mark Ruffalo
Actor Mark Ruffalo arrives at the premiere of "Reservation Road" in Los Angeles on October 18, 2007. Ruffalo co-stars in this feature film with Jennifer Connelly and Joaquin Phoenix. (UPI Photo/Scott Harms)
Wiki

Mark Alan Ruffalo (born November 22, 1967) is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter. He is perhaps best known for his roles as Stan in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Inspector David Toschi in the 2007 film Zodiac and US Marshal Chuck Aule in Shutter Island. Ruffalo has also appeared as a romantic leading-man in successful "chick flicks" such as View From the Top (2002), 13 Going on 30 (2004), Just Like Heaven (2005) and Rumor Has It (2005).

Ruffalo, of Italian and French-Canadian descent, was born in the industrial town of Kenosha, Wisconsin, the son of Marie Rose, a hairdresser and stylist, and Frank Lawrence Ruffalo, Jr., a construction painter. He has two sisters, Tania and Nicole, and a brother, Scott, who died in December 2008. Ruffalo has described himself as a "happy kid" and his upbringing as taking place in a "very big Italian family with lots of love". He attended a progressive school and was raised around the local Bahá'í community, of which his father was a member. Ruffalo spent his teen years in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where his father worked. Ruffalo graduated from First Colonial High School. Ruffalo then moved with his family to San Diego, California and later to Los Angeles, California, where he took classes at the Stella Adler Conservatory and co-founded the Orpheus Theatre Company. With the OTC, he wrote, directed, and starred in a number of plays and spent the next nine years earning his money as a bartender.

Ruffalo had minor roles in films like The Dentist (1996), the low-key crime comedy Safe Men (1998) and Ang Lee's acclaimed Civil War Western Ride with the Devil (1999). Through a chance meeting with writer Kenneth Lonergan, Ruffalo began collaborating with Lonergan and appeared in several of his plays, including the original cast of This is Our Youth (1998), which led to Ruffalo's role as Laura Linney's troubled, aimless drifter brother Terry in Longeran's acclaimed, Academy Award-nominated 2000 film You Can Count on Me. He received favorable reviews for his performance in this film, often earning comparisons to the young Marlon Brando, and won awards from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and Montreal World Film Festival.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Mark Ruffalo."
Most Popular
1
SpaceX rocket explodes in test flight over Texas
2
Stolen Obama statue discovered with six-pack of Twisted Tea in Pa. park
3
Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, Grant Imahara depart 'MythBusters'
4
Video shows aquarium beluga either playing with children or begging for help
5
Pentagon releases video of U.S. air strikes against IS
x
Feedback