Mark Ruffalo was the son of Frank Lawrence Ruffalo, Jr., a creation painter and Marie Rose, stylist and hairdresser. Mark Ruffalo has 2 sisters, Nicole and Tania and Brother Scott. Mark Ruffalo has depicted himself as "happy kid". Mark Ruffalo attended the Progressive school. Mark Ruffalo passed his teen age in Virginia Beach, Virginia, at where his father Frank Lawrence worked. Mark Ruffalo got the degree of graduation from the First Colonial High School. Then Mark Ruffalo moved with his family to San Diego, California and after it Mark Ruffalo shifted to Los Angeles, California. Mark Ruffalo took the classes at Stella Adler Conservatory and co-found the Orpheus Theatre Company. And with OTC, Mark Ruffalo starred, wrote and directed in several plays and passed the next 9 years earning his livelihood as bartender.
Mark Ruffalo had slight roles in movie like The Dentist (1996), modest crime comedy Safe Men (1998) and Ang Lee's applauded Civil War Western Ride with the Devil (1999). Through an opportunity meeting with the striper Kenneth Lonergan, Mark Ruffalo began collaborating with Lonergan. Mark Ruffalo emerged in lots of his dramas, comprised the unique cast of This Is Our Youth (1998). Mark Ruffalo received approving reviews for his presentation in this movie, and achieved awards from Los Angeles Film Critics Association and Montreal World Film Festival.
Mark Ruffalo also did other noteworthy roles in such movies XX/XY (2002), Isabel Coixet's My Life Without Me along with Sarah Polley (2003), Jane Campion's In the Cut along with Meg Ryan (2003), Michel Gondry's Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), and We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004). It is based upon the 2 short stories written by Andre Dubus. Ruffalo emerged opposite Tom Cruise as a slaughter police officer in Michael Mann's applauded crime-thriller Collateral (2004).
In recent times, Mark Ruffalo has emerged as a dreamy lead in “chick flicks” for instance View From the Top (2002), 13 Going on 30 (2004), Just Like Heaven (2005) and Rumor Has It (2005). And in the year of 2006, Mark Ruffalo starred in Clifford Odette’s Awake and Sing! in the Belasco Theater in New York, for which Mark Ruffalo was selected for Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play. And in March, 2007, Mark Ruffalo emerged in Zodiac as SFPD slaughter inspector Dave Toschi, who ran for inquiry and arrest the Zodiac killer.
In the year of 2002, Mark Ruffalo was detected with acoustic neuroma. It is a disease like a brain tumor. Mark Ruffalo had surgery and after some time tumor was initiated to be benevolent. Mark Ruffalo completely recovered from paralysis and got his good health with an energetic life and also film career.
Mark Ruffalo wedded with a French-American actress Sunrise Cagney in June 2000. They have 3 kids: Keen, Bella and Odette.
On 4th October, 2006, Mark Ruffalo emerged on daily basis news program Democracy Now! to converse against the combat on Iraq, the Military Commissions Act, torment and Bush government in general. Mark Ruffalo declared his speaking commitment at The World Can't Wait disapproval in New York City on 5th October, 2006.
In October 2007, Mark Ruffalo criticized 9/11 Commission Report as "entirely illegal" and called for re-opening the exploration. Mark Ruffalo stated: "I saw the way they all came down and I am baffled. My first reaction is that buildings don't fall down like that." Ruffalo criticized 9/11 truth movement, stating "There's so much information that's been put out there by truth for 9/11 and it's ... so much of it has been kind of stretched that a lot of people are grabbing a hold of the more kind of sensational parts of what doesn't jibe with the story to discredit the movement."