Mark Alan Ruffalo (November 22, 1967)[1] is an American actor, filmmaker, and social activist. He made his screen debut in an episode of CBS Summer Playhouse (1989), followed by minor film roles. He was part of the original cast of This Is Our Youth (1996), for which he was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award.


Following were his roles in 13 Going on 30 (2004), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Zodiac (2007), and What Doesn’t Kill You (2008). In 2010, he starred in the psychological thriller Shutter Island and the comedy-drama The Kids Are All Right. For the latter, he received nominations for the SAG Award, BAFTA Award, and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He also co-starred in the mystery films Now You See Me and Now You See Me 2 as FBI Special Agent Dylan Rhodes.[2]

Mark Ruffalo The actor and political activist has been a longtime supporter of Palestine, attacking Israel and its blockade of Gaza, and writing a number of tweets and op-ed columns in support of the embattled region.[3]


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  1. “Monitor”. Entertainment Weekly (1182). Nov 25, 2011. p. 30.
  2. “Now You See Me”. May 31, 2013 – via IMDb
  3. More celebs weigh in on Gaza
  4. Rothschild, Mike. “Celebrities Who Openly Support Palestine” The Ranker