Actor and producer Mark Alan Ruffalo was born in America on November 22, 1967. He started acting in the early 1990s

and initially came to prominence for his performances in the drama films You Can Count On Me (1998)

and This Is Our Youth (1998) by Kenneth Lonergan (2000).

He later appeared in the thrillers In the Cut (2003), Zodiac (2007), and Shutter Island (2010),

 as well as the romantic comedies 13 Going on 30 (2004) and Just like Heaven (2005).

 In 2006, he was nominated for a Tony Award for his supporting performance in the Broadway

revival of Awake and Sing!. In the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero movies

The Avengers (2012), Iron Man 3 (2013),

 Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), and Thor: Ragnarok,

Ruffalo attracted attention for his portrayal of the Hulk.