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2013-08-30 23:17:28

Ruffalo joined key Zambian government officials and business and tribal leaders at an official ribbon cutting ceremony. Sioma, Zambia (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo, who recently played "The Hulk" (The Avengers, 2012) joined key Zambian government officials and business and tribal leaders today at an official ribbon cutting ceremony for the first solar-powered micro-grid at a Zambian school. More than 100 people attended the event, including the...

2009-03-12 13:18:00

Kassim the Dream Was the Festival's Grand Jury Winner TAMPA, Fla., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gasparilla International Film Festival closed the curtain on a successful 2009 festival with a packed closing night party at the Tampa Firefighters' Museum. The film festival announced its award winners, celebrated the record number of sold out shows and huge array of film talent that defined 2009. Outgoing president, Eric Odum, saluted the Hollywood stars, including Armand Assante, Terry Moore,...

2008-12-17 21:42:46

The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office declared Wednesday that Scott Ruffalo's shooting death a homicide. Ruffalo was the 39-year-old hairstylist brother of movie star Mark Ruffalo. He died Dec. 8 in a hospital, a week after he suffered a gunshot wound to the head in his Beverly Hills apartment. The lawyer for a woman arrested in the shooting reportedly claimed Scott Ruffalo was a habitual drug user who shot himself playing the dangerous game of chance Russian roulette. She was later...

2008-12-11 12:36:02

U.S. actor Mark Ruffalo, whose brother died this week, has dropped out of Greenburg, a film written and to be directed by Noah Baumbach. The Hollywood Reporter did not say why Ruffalo quit the project, however, the actor is in mourning after his brother Scott died Monday, reportedly of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head after playing Russian roulette. The entertainment industry trade newspaper said Tropic Thunder star Ben Stiller is set to replace Mark Ruffalo in Greenburg, the plot...

2008-12-10 08:48:15

A private funeral for Los Angeles hairstylist Scott Ruffalo is being planned, a representative for his film star brother Mark has announced. Scott Ruffalo died Monday at the age of 39, a week after suffering a gunshot wound to the head. A female suspect in the shooting, who turned herself in to Beverly Hills police after a warrant was issued for her arrest, reportedly has claimed Ruffalo was a regular drug user who was injured while playing the dangerous game of chance, Russian roulette, in...

2008-12-09 11:27:46

Scott Ruffalo, a 39-year-old hairstylist and brother of film actor Mark Ruffalo, has died a week after he was shot in the head, Beverly Hills police said. Authorities confirmed to KTLA-TV, Los Angeles, that Scott Ruffalo, who was married and had a stepdaughter, died Monday night. No other details about Ruffalo's death were mentioned in the report. Shaha Mishaal Adham, a 26-year-old woman, turned herself in to the Beverly Hills police earlier Monday after a warrant was issued for her arrest in...

2008-12-08 14:26:44

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a female suspect in connection with the shooting of Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo's brother, TMZ said. The entertainment news Web site quoted sources close to the investigation as saying Shaha Mishaal Adham of Los Angeles is considered the prime suspect in the shooting of Scott Ruffalo in his Beverly Hills condo last week. The hairstylist reportedly is still hospitalized and fighting for his life after suffering a bullet wound to the head. The...

2008-12-05 08:50:01

Police in Beverly Hills, Calif., said a man and a woman are wanted for questioning in the shooting of film star Mark Ruffalo's brother Scott. Hairstylist Scott Ruffalo reportedly was shot in the head Monday at his Beverly Hills condo and was listed in serious condition at a Los Angeles hospital. He is married and has a stepdaughter. People magazine quoted police as saying Thursday they are looking for two persons of interest -- Brian Scofield and Shaha Mishaal Adham. ABC News said police...

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Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'