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Sunrise Coigney and Mark Ruffalo Marriage Profile


Mark Ruffalo and Sunrise Coigney

Mark Ruffalo and his wife Sunrise Coigney arrive at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.

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During Mark Ruffalo's career, he was experienced at hearing "no" a lot. He even heard it from Sunrise when he first proposed marriage. Here is information about the marriage of Mark Ruffalo and Sunrise Coigney.


Mark Alan Ruffalo: November 22, 1967 in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Christina Sunrise Coigney: Abt. 1972.

When Sunrise and Mark Met:

Mark and Sunrise met in 1996. The following year, Mark proposed marriage, but Sunrise "turned him down."

Wedding Date:

Mark proposed again in 1999 and he and Sunrise were married on June 11, 2000.


Sunrise and Mark have three children.
  • Keen Ruffalo: Born in 2001.
  • Bella Noche Ruffalo: Born in 2005.
  • Odette Ruffalo: Born in 2007.


Mark: Actor, director, screenwriter, producer, bartender.

Sunrise: Actress, owner of the L.A. Boutique Kaviar and Kind.

Quotes About the Marriage of Mark Ruffalo and Sunrise Coigney:

Mark about romance with Sunrise: "Yeah, we do, we try. Probably once a week, or a few times a month, we try to have date night."
Source: Nicholas White. "Mark Ruffalo Thinking More Kids 'Real Soon.'" People.com. 3/04/2007.

Mark: "I was hearing from the powers that be that Mark Ruffalo can't do romantic comedy. Those are fighting words to me. My wife thinks I'm a romantic lead. Why not do it?"
Source: Susan Wloszczyna. "Ruffalo ascends to the next level in 'Heaven.'" USAToday.com. 9/15/2005.

Mark: “About three months later [after complicated brain surgery to remove a benign tumor], my wife was driving us home. I was looking at myself in the car’s vanity mirror. I saw a tiny twitch. I was telling my eye to twitch, and it did. Then I signaled my eye to close. And it almost did! I showed my wife. We started jumping for joy, yelling, ‘It’s coming back!’ We’d been through so much together, and we just burst into tears. In another three months my face came completely back. It was amazing.”
Source: "I Wouldn't Give Any Of It Back." Parade.com. 5/09/2004.

Mark on being married to a French lady: "It's great. I love it when she speaks French. It's like I'm cheating on her."
Source: Stacey Grenrock Woods. "Amercian Ruffalo." Esquire.com. 2/29/2004.

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