“I was afraid and had so little confidence… After my audition, the head of the department said, ‘What are you going to do when you realize you’ll never make it as an actor?'” – Mark Ruffalo
"Sure, most people are familiar with Academy Award and Tony Award nominated actor Mark Ruffalo today because he’s the Incredible Hulk — in addition to his stellar work in film, television, and theater — but just like all actors he had to have started from somewhere. In his case, Ruffalo went to acting school at the Stella Adler Conservatory, but it was many years before he was cast in substantial roles as an actor..."
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