Mark Ruffalo in Eternal Sunshine of... | 2004
Clip Name: Mary Arrives
About this actor
Mark Alan Ruffalo (born November 22, 1967) is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter. He is known for films such as Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Zodiac, Shutter Island, The Kids Are All Right, Just Like Heaven, Rumor Has It and You Can Count On Me. Ruffalo was born in the industrial town of Kenosha, Wisconsin, of Italian and French Canadian descent. His mother, Marie Rose, was a hairdresser and stylist, and his father, Frank Lawrence Ruffalo, Jr., worked as a construction painter. Of his father, Ruffalo has said, "He was an amazing, charismatic guy who was city high school wrestling champion three times. He was away a lot when I was growing up. I was very lonely for him.” Ruffalo was raised Roman Catholic and attended Catholic school. He has two sisters, Tania and Nicole, and a brother, Scott, who died in December 2008. Ruffalo has described himself as having been a "happy kid" and his upbringing as taking place in a "very big Italian family with lots of love...