Mark Wahlberg - biography

Actor from United States of America

Mark Wahlberg Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg (born June 5, 1971) is an American actor, film and television producer, and former rapper. He was known as Marky Mark in his earlier years, and became famous for his 1991 debut as frontman with the band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. He was named No. 1 on VH1's 40 Hottest Hotties of the 90's. Wahlberg is well known for his roles in films such as Fear (1996), Boogie Nights (1997), Three Kings (1999), The Perfect Storm (2000), Planet of the Apes (2001), Rock Star (2001), The Italian Job (2003), I Heart Huckabees (2004), Four Brothers (2005), The Departed (2006), Invincible (2006), Shooter (2007), Max Payne (2008), The Fighter (2010), Date Night (2010), and Ted (2012). He has also served as the executive producer of the TV series Entourage, Boardwalk Empire and How to Make It in America. Wahlberg was born in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, the youngest of nine children, with siblings Arthur, Jim, Paul, Robert, Tracey, Michelle, Debbie (died in 2003 at age 44), and Donnie. Wahlberg's mother, Alma Elaine (née Donnelly), was a bank clerk and nurse's aide, and Wahlberg's father, Donald Edward Wahlberg, was a Teamster who worked as a  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Marky Mark,Monk D,Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg,M. Wahlberg
Date of birth
1971-06-05
Place of birth
Dorchester
Nationality
United States of America
Parents
Alma Wahlberg, Donald Wahlberg
Spouse(s)
Rhea Durham
Children
Michael Wahlberg Brendan Joseph Wahlberg Ella Rae Wahlberg Grace Margaret Wahlberg
Siblings
Donnie Wahlberg Paul Wahlberg Tracey Wahlberg Michelle Wahlberg Arthur Wahlberg Debbie Wahlberg Jim Wahlberg Robert Wahlberg
Profession
Musician, Model, Rapper, Film Score Composer, Film Producer, Singer, Television Producer, Actor

Performances

Year Performance Character
2013 Pain & Gain
2013 Broken City Billy Taggart
2012 Ted John
2012 Good Time Gang
2012 Contraband
2010 Date Night Holbrooke Grant
2009 The Lovely Bones Jack Salmon
2007 We Own the Night Joseph Grusinsky
2006 The Departed Sergeant Dingam
2004 Overnight
2004 Juvies
2004 I ♥ Huckabees Tommy Corn
2002 The Truth About Charlie Lewis Bartholamew
2001 Planet of the Apes Captain Leo Davidson
2001 Rock Star Chris 'Izzy' Cole
1997 Traveller
1996 Fear David McCall
1995 The Basketball Diaries Mickey
0 Untitled The Departed 2 Sequel

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