With a passion for the stage burning in his soul, Ruffalo moved to Los Angeles. It was in LA that Ruffalo finally found a place where he fit in. He describes auditioning for Stella Adler Studio of Acting, “Here I am, this kid from Kenosha, Wis., who was dyslexic, could barely read, I barely got through high school, and I went in, and I talked to Joanne. She interviewed me for like 10 minutes. She was like, ‘You belong here, darling.’ I never had anyone tell me I belong somewhere. I had never been so excited about learning in my entire life as I embarked on that journey.”
Read on to learn more about the acting scene he was too afraid to film. Click here.