Supporting actor known for his roles in such films as Spotlight, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Foxcatcher, and Shutter Island. He earned an Academy Award nomination for his role in the 2010 drama The Kids Are All Right. He also plays The Hulk in Marvel's Avengers franchise.
He grew up in a big family and was raised Roman Catholic. He had his first role in The Dentist in 1996.
His mother Marie worked as a hairdresser and his father Frank worked as a painter. He married actress Sunrise Coigney in 2000. He has two daughters named Odette and Bella and a son named Keen.