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Golden Globe Awards 2021: Mark Ruffalo Wins Best Actor Award

The Golden Globe Awards is certainly a prestigious event that has rewarded various actors for their excellent performances in movies and TV shows. The latest ceremony was on February 28 and as usual, quite a lot of talented actors and actresses were recognized for their speculator works. This year, however, had to follow a different procedure. Therefore, the event was conducted virtually after a delay. The hosts were in different cities and the awardees got their awards at home. It was at this that Mark Ruffalo won his first Golden Globe Award for his performance as Dominick and Thomas Birdsey in I Know This Much Is True.

About: Mark Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo is an American actor who rose to fame by playing the character of Warren in the 1998 Off-Broadway drama This Is Our Youth. Hailing from Wisconsin, he has done an extremely good job irrespective of genres – from romance to thrillers, he has delivered engaging performances capable of stealing the hearts of fans. Apart from all this, his most prominent role is as Bruce Banner or Hulk in the Marvel Universe. This gave him nominations at the Emmys, Tony, Grammy, and even Oscar awards. Finally, he has received a Golden Globe Award that he had deserved ever since the beginning of his acting career.

About: I Know This Much Is True

I Know This Much Is True is a drama series adapted from Wally Lamb’s novel of the same title. The story of the series revolves around a pair of identical twins, Dominick and Thomas Birdsey. Thomas suffers from paranoid schizophrenia but manages it through medications. Even though he does attempt to have a normal life, he does sporadically have severe episodes that cause great harm to himself. The story shows Dominick trying to rescue his brother from his paranoia, unravelling a series of rather intense events that elicit emotions from viewers.

Mark Ruffalo: Golden Globe Awards

Mark Ruffalo received the Best Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television at the 2021 Golden Globe Awards for playing the roles of these twins in the series. He had also been awarded an Emmy award for the same and he can now add this to his shelf of wins. Previously, he had been nominated for other roles, too, but this is his very first win. Fans are extremely pleased that his talent is finally being highlighted through this. He certainly does deserve this grand appreciation.

Ruffalo accepted his award in his own house. As expected, he was overjoyed and received it with great gratitude to everyone who made it possible for him to gain this feat. His family was also seen excited as rendering their support to him as he expressed how thankful he was to his family and the crew that helped bring this token of recognition to him. He also expressed his gratitude to the author of the original book for providing them with such a brilliant story that they could adapt. Congratulations to Mark Ruffalo! 

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