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(Detective Malloy) won the Best Actor Award at the 2000 Montreal Film Festival
and the New Generation Award from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association for
his standout performance in Kenneth Lonergan's You Can Count on Me
opposite Laura Linney and Matthew Broderick. The film, which won both the
coveted Grand Jury Prize for best dramatic film and the Waldo Salt Screenwriting
Award at the Sundance Film Festival, also garnered Ruffalo an Independent Spirit
Considered one of the rising stars of
his generation, Ruffalo most recently was seen in the comedy View From The
Top with Gwyneth Paltrow; John Woo's Windtalkers opposite Nicolas
Cage; The Last Castle, starring Robert Redford; and the independent
feature XX/YY. Next up for Ruffalo is Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless
Mind directed by Michael Gondry, written by Charlie Kaufman and starring Jim
Carrey, Kate Winslet and Kirsten Dunst; and My Life Without Me, with
Sarah Polley and produced by Pedro AlmodÃ³var. He just completed production on
the independent film We Don't Live Here Anymore opposite Naomi Watts
and the romantic comedy 13 Going On 30, in which he stars with Jennifer
Among Ruffalo's other feature film
credits are Lisa Kreuger's Committed with Heather Graham, Ang Lee's Ride
with the Devil and 54. His independent films include Joan Micklin
Silver's A Fish in the Bathtub, Life/Drawing and Safe Men.
Additionally, he wrote and co-starred in The Destiny of Marty Fine, which
was the first runner up at the 1995 Slamdance Film Festival. On television,
Ruffalo starred in The Beat, created by Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana.
Ruffalo first gained attention starring
in the critically acclaimed off-Broadway production of This is Our Youth
written by Kenneth Lonergan, for which he garnered a Lucille Lortel Award for
Best Actor. He has won numerous awards for his theatrical performances,
including a Dramalogue Award and a Theater World Award. He recently made a
return to the stage in the off-Broadway production The Moment When, a new
play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner James Lapine. In addition to
acting, he has directed several plays, including Margaret at the Hudson
Backstage Theater in Los Angeles.
Ruffalo resides in New York and Los
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