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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 29 Jul 2010
  • Address:
    6254 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 35th
    Monthly Average: 32nd
  • Notes: Selected in 2010 the 2,414th Star unvieled

Mark Wahlberg

Next star: Andy Devine
Previous star: Helen Hayes

Biography

Wahlberg at the Australian premiere of Contraband, February 2012

Source: Wikipedia

Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg (born June 5, 1971) is an American actor, producer, businessman, and former model and rapper. He was known as Marky Mark in his earlier years, becoming famous for his 1991 debut as frontman with the band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. Wahlberg later transitioned to acting, appearing in films such as the drama Boogie Nights and the satirical war-comedy Three Kings during the 1990s. In the 2000s, he starred in the biographical disaster drama The Perfect Storm, the science fiction film Planet of the Apes, and the Martin Scorsese-directed crime drama The Departed, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. In the 2010s, he starred in the action-comedy The Other Guys alongside Will Ferrell, the biographical sports drama The Fighter, which earned him an Academy Award for Best Picture nomination, the comedy Ted, the war film Lone Survivor, and the sci-fi action film Transformers: Age of Extinction.

Fact file

  • Born: Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg June 5, 1971 (age 44) Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Other names: Marky Mark
  • Occupation: Actor, producer, model, rapper
  • Years active: 1989–present
  • Religion: Catholic
  • Spouse(s): Rhea Durham (m. 2009)
  • Children: 4
  • Relatives: Donnie Wahlberg (brother) Robert Wahlberg (brother)
  • Website: www.markwahlberg.com
  • Genres: Rap
  • Instruments: Vocals
  • Associated acts: Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch

Read more about Mark Wahlberg at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2019-08-14 16:44:16
Sophie Cookson is in negotiations to star opposite Mark Wahlberg in Antoine Fuqua’s action thriller “Infinite,” sources tell Variety. Wahlberg took over the role from Chris Evans, who left the project due to scheduling conflicts. “Infinite” is based on D. Eric Maikranz’s novel “The Reincarnationist Papers,” which centers on the ...

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Variety, 2019-07-26 22:45:38
Mark Wahlberg will star in the true-life canine adventure story “Arthur the King” for Paramount Players. The project is based on the 2017 book “Arthur: The Dog who Crossed the Jungle to Find a Home,” written by Mikael Lindnord, the captain of a Swedish adventure racing team. Lindnord met the ...

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