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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 29 Jul 2010
  • Address:
    6254 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 11th
    Monthly Average: 10th
  • 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

In the news

Review: Mark Walhlberg and Rose Byrne star in funny and moving 'Instant Family'
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-11-14 21:05:00
Director/co-writer Sean Anders really takes to heart the “instant” part of his new family dramedy “Instant Family.” The film drops us right into the lives of Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) with little fanfare, as if to say to the audience, “Catch up guys, we've got a lot ...

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Variety, 2018-10-22 18:48:52
Warner Bros. has moved Gal Gadot’s “Wonder Woman 1984” back seven months from Nov. 1, 2019, to June 5, 2020. The sequel, which is set in 1984, replaces Mark Wahlberg’s “Six Billion Dollar Man,” which has been taken off the schedule. Jeff Goldstein, Warner Bros.’ president of domestic distribution, said, ...

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Variety, 2018-10-18 19:16:00
Marc Maron and “The Leftovers” actor Michael Gaston have joined the Netflix movie “Wonderland” starring Mark Wahlberg. The cast also includes “Black Panther” breakout Winston Duke, Post Malone, Alan Arkin, and Iliza Shlesinger. Peter Berg is directing the movie, which is being adapted from Ace Atkins’ novel “Robert B. Parker’s ...

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