awards & nominations

Spotlight (2015)

Mark Ruffalo as "Michael Rezendes"

In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson (Michael Keaton), reporters Michael Rezendes (Mark Ruffalo), Matt Carroll and Sacha Pfeiffer interview victims and try to unseal sensitive documents. The reporters make it their mission to provide proof of a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.

Academy Award (2015)NominatedActor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)NominatedSupporting Actor
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)WonOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

The Normal Heart (2014)

Mark Ruffalo as "Ned Weeks"

In 1980s New York, a writer (Mark Ruffalo) and his friends join forces to expose the truth about the emerging AIDs crisis to both the government and the gay community.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)WonOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Emmy (Primetime) (2014)NominatedOutstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Golden Globe (2014)NominatedBest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Infinitely Polar Bear (2014)

Mark Ruffalo as "Cam"

In Boston, a bipolar individual (Mark Ruffalo) takes over sole responsibility for his two spirited daughters while his wife (Zoe Saldana) attends graduate school in New York.

Golden Globe (2014)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Foxcatcher (2014)

Mark Ruffalo as "Dave Schultz"

When wealthy John du Pont (Steve Carell) invites Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) to move to his estate and help form a wrestling team for the 1988 Olympics, Mark sees a way to step out of the shadow of his charismatic brother, Dave (Mark Ruffalo). However, du Pont begins to lead Mark down a dark road, causing the athlete's self-esteem to slip. Meanwhile, du Pont becomes fixated on bringing Dave into the fold, eventually propelling all three toward an unforeseen tragedy.

Academy Award (2014)NominatedActor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2014)NominatedSupporting Actor
Golden Globe (2014)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

The Kids Are All Right (2010)

Mark Ruffalo as "Paul"

Lesbian couple Jules (Julianne Moore) and Nic (Annette Bening) have been together for almost 20 years and have two teenage offspring named Joni and Laser, who were conceived via artificial insemination. Unbeknown to their mothers, Joni and Laser seek out their biological father, a restaurateur named Paul (Mark Ruffalo). Complications arise when the teens bond with Paul and invite him into their lives.

Academy Award (2010)NominatedActor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010)NominatedActor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role