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Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg

Birth Date :

June 05, 1971

Birth Place :

Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA

Spouse :

Rhea Durham (model, since 1-Aug-09)

Claim to fame :

As Eddie Adams/Dirk Diggler in "Boogie Nights" (1997)

Biography


Mark (Robert Michael) Wahlberg had a troubled younger years before making name in film world. He dropped out of school at age 14 and by 16 he was jailed. Upon being released, he was helped by his brother Donnie, who was a member of pop band New Kids on the Block, to establish a rap career under the moniker of Marky Mark. He switched to modeling afterwards, modeling for Calvin Klein's underwear line and subsequently landed acting jobs, thanks to his persona in addition to good looking face and muscular body.

Wahlberg first appeared in the 1993 television movie, "The Substitute", before then making his big screen debut in "Renaissance Man" (1994). The following year, he was cast in "The Basketball Diaries" as Mickey, which proved to be his breakthrough role. After few other features, he rose to prominence with his starring role as Eddie Adams/Dirk Diggler in "Boogie Nights" which earned him a Best Actor Satellite Award nomination. His next two films "The Big Hit" (1998) and "The Corruptor" (1999) were less than successful, but the June 5, 1971 born actor continued giving critical acclaimed performances in "Three Kings", "The Perfect Storm", "The Yards", "Rock Star", and in a remake of the classic "Planet of the Apes".

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Video: Mark Wahlberg Reunites With New Kids On The Block Onstage

June 23, 2015 21:51:12 GMT

made a surprise appearance during a concert at New York's Madison Square Garden on Monday, June 22. It marked his first onstage reunion with the boyband in around twenty years.
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Justin Bieber 'Crossing the Line' by Sending Underwear Selfies to Mark Wahlberg

June 13, 2015 06:43:49 GMT

As a king of selfie, is apparently not hesitant to share his pictures with other people, including pictures of him in undergarment. recently admitted that he received an underwear selfie from the 21-year-old singer.
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Mark Wahlberg to Star in Boston Marathon Bombings Movie 'Patriots' Day'

April 01, 2015 06:59:12 GMT

is rumored to play the lead role in CBS Films' "", a movie about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The "" star is also expected to serve as a producer along with Michael Radutzky ("60 Minutes").
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Ted and Mark Wahlberg Go to Court in 'Ted 2' Trailer

January 29, 2015 20:38:45 GMT

's potty-mouthed teddy bear is back with his crude jokes and antics in the first trailer for "". He is now married and wants to have a baby with his wife (Jessica Barth), but his status as a stuffed animal puts him in disadvantage.
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Mark Wahlberg's Victim Says No Pardon for His Past Racial Crime

January 20, 2015 19:47:14 GMT

A woman who became one of the victims in a racially-motivated attack by during his delinquent days in Boston has responded to the actor's pardon request. "I don't think he should get a pardon," Kristyn Atwood told The Associated Press.
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Mark Wahlberg and Ted Go Scuba Diving in First 'Ted 2' Image

December 20, 2014 06:00:01 GMT

The first photo from "" has been released to tease fans prior to the movie's upcoming release next summer. The photo, arriving online on Friday, December 19, shows and the foul-mouthed teddy bear getting ready for scuba diving.
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Mark Wahlberg Says He'll Return to 'Transformers 5'

December 19, 2014 06:16:54 GMT

opens up about his appearance in the upcoming "". Wahlberg, who first appeared in the franchise in "", talked about the follow-up to the hit in a new interview with MTV, hinting that the new movie might come "soon."
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Mark Wahlberg's Plea for Pardon Is Still Pending

December 15, 2014 04:15:31 GMT

's plea for pardon in Massachusetts is still pending. Mark's pardon is not included in the four pardons supported by Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick, the Associated Press reports. As Deval prepares to turn the office over to Charlie Baker, he has thrown his support behind four pardons and a commutation.
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Mark Wahlberg Explains His Reason to Seek Pardon Over 1988 Case

December 12, 2014 02:00:22 GMT

explained his reason to seek a pardon for assaults he committed in 1988. In an interview with E! News, Mark said, "I've been spending the past 27 years trying to correct the mistakes that I've made."
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Mark Wahlberg Seeks Pardon for Assaults He Committed in 1988

December 05, 2014 06:05:26 GMT

is asking Massachusetts for a pardon for assaults he committed when he was a teen in 1988, NECN reports. According to the site, Mark filed a pardon application with state officials on Wednesday, November 26.
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Mark Wahlberg to Star in 'The Six Million Dollar Man' Movie Remake

November 07, 2014 03:06:11 GMT

is attached to star as "". The Oscar nominee will reunite with his "" director Peter Berg in the project developed by Dimension Films.
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'The Gambler' Full Trailer: Mark Wahlberg Puts His Money and Life on the Line

November 06, 2014 07:56:48 GMT

is a risk taker in the full trailer for "". He plays Jim Bennett, an English professor with big gambling addiction and dysfunctional relationship with his wealthy mother. On top of that, he's romantically involved with his student.
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Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell Reunite for 'Daddy's Home'

November 06, 2014 06:01:56 GMT

and will make an on-screen reunion in rivalry comedy "". The two actors previously shared screen in 2010's action comedy "" directed by Adam McKay.
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Red Band Teaser of 'The Gambler' Sees Mark Wahlberg as Addict

October 23, 2014 03:58:52 GMT

Those used to seeing with his bulge may be getting used to his slimmed-down image in "". The 43-year-old "" actor portrays a professor with gambling problem in the movie remake which first teaser trailer has just hit online.
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Pictures: Mark Wahlberg in 'Ted 2', 'Mission: Impossible 5' Cast on Set

September 13, 2014 06:39:04 GMT

First official look at in "" hit the web. Unleashed by the actor himself on his Twitter, the image shows the "" actor riding a Flash Gordon motorcycle. He wears a white wife beater and black pants.
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TNT to Turn Mark Wahlberg's 'Shooter' Into Drama Series

September 12, 2014 08:17:27 GMT

's "" is heading to television. Paramount TV and the actor who starred in the action film are teaming up to develop a TV drama series based on the 2007 conspiracy thriller directed by Antoine Fuqua for TNT.
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Mark Wahlberg in Talks for BP Oil Rig Disaster Film 'Deepwater Horizon'

August 20, 2014 06:51:32 GMT

is courted to star in "", a movie based on a true story about the infamous BP oil rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. The "" star is in talks to play a manager on the rig who tries to save his men.
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Mark Wahlberg Rumored for 'Six Million Dollar Man' Remake

July 05, 2014 03:50:24 GMT

"The Six Million Dollar Man" may have found a lead actor. According to a scoop from Tracking-Board, "" star reportedly has landed a lead role in the big screen adaptation of the iconic 1970s TV show.
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Mark Wahlberg Plans 'Entourage' Sequel, Considers Earlier Release

June 21, 2014 05:07:50 GMT

"" movie has yet to hit theaters, but producer already plans a sequel. "I told [director] Doug [Ellin], 'Let's not wait for the movie to come out to start planning the next one because this is definitely going to be a big success,' " he said to Access Hollywood. "If I have anything to do with it there will be."
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Mark Wahlberg and Nicola Peltz Attend 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' World Premiere

June 20, 2014 06:37:43 GMT

"" rolled out red carpet to welcome cast and crew to the world premiere event in Hong Kong, China on June 19. looked dapper in a Giorgio Armani suit, and who plays his on-screen daughter was dazzling in a sexy Prada dress that she paired with Miu Miu shoes.
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MTV Movie Awards 2014: Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence Win Best Male and Female Stars

April 14, 2014 03:09:50 GMT

"" cast members won big at the 23rd annual MTV Movie Awards. and were named Best Male and Female Performance. Announcing the award were "" ladies, , , , and .
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KCAs 2014: Mark Wahlberg, Pharrell Williams and More Get the Slime

March 30, 2014 05:38:00 GMT

2014 Nickelodeon's Kids Choice Awards began with host saying he should be the only one in the building not getting the slime because he was too smart and quick for such thing. He was slimed anyway at the end of the show.
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Mark Wahlberg to Receive Generation Award at 2014 MTV Movie Awards

March 11, 2014 01:10:21 GMT

is picked as a special honoree at the upcoming 23rd annual MTV Movie Awards set at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, April 13, at 9 P.M. EST. The actor is going to be feted with Generation Award for his accomplishments in the entertainment business.
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Mark Wahlberg Tapped to Host 2014 Kids' Choice Awards

January 30, 2014 07:03:21 GMT

Having starred in some R-rated films recently, will entertain kids later this year. The "" actor has been billed to host the upcoming Kids' Choice Awards set to air live from University of Southern California's Galen Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, March 29, from 8-9:30 P.M. ET on Nickelodeon.
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Anne Hathaway and Mark Wahlberg Originally Set for 'Silver Linings Playbook'

January 16, 2014 07:06:45 GMT

Turns out and were not the first choices to star in "" two years ago. Harvey Weinstein recently revealed that and were originally booked for the movie.
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Mark Wahlberg Says He Wants to Punch Harry Styles in the Nose

January 11, 2014 05:46:51 GMT

apparently needs to avoid meeting . The star of "" said during a recent TV appearance that he wanted to punch the member of because he was jealous after learning that his 10-year-old and 4-year-old daughters were interested in the boybander.
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Mark Wahlberg Reveals Background Story of His 'Transformers 4' Character

December 24, 2013 07:23:53 GMT

sheds more lights on what to expect from his upcoming action film "". The "" actor says to the Daily Beast that the fourth movie will be more emotional and reveals the background story of his character in the process.
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Mark Wahlberg Spotted Wearing Neck Brace During Outing

December 13, 2013 07:48:13 GMT

has been spotted wearing a neck brace during an outing. The "" actor went to Crossroads of the World mall on Wednesday, December 11 wearing the neck brace.
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First Trailer for Mark and Donnie Wahlberg's Reality Show 'Wahlburgers'

December 12, 2013 04:39:33 GMT

A&E has shared a look at its upcoming reality series "" by debuting the first trailer. Starring the famous siblings and , the show centers on their family-owned restaurant located just outside Boston.
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Mark Wahlberg Slams Actors Who Dare to Compare Themselves to Soldiers

November 14, 2013 03:10:57 GMT

gave an emotional speech when taking the stage at the TCL Chinese Theatre during the premiere of "" at AFI Fest. The actor dropped an expletive rant when the festival's director Jacqueline Lyanga asked him about his experience filming the war film.
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