Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg
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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 a musician 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 has played diverse characters for visionary filmmakers such as David O. Russell, Tim Burton and Paul Thomas Anderson. His breakout role in Boogie Nights established Wahlberg as one of Hollywood’s most sought-after talents.

Wahlberg has played diverse characters for visionary filmmakers such as David O. Russell, Tim Burton and Paul Thomas Anderson. His breakout role in Boogie Nights established Wahlberg as one of Hollywood’s most sought-after talents.

In the early 90s Mark  Wahlberg dated former child actress Soleil Moon Frye.  Mark Wahlberg and model Rhea Durham have been together since 2001 and were married on August 1, 2009 at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Beverly Hills. The couple have four children.

Wahlberg’s remarkable film career began with Renaissance Man, directed by Penny Marshall, and The Basketball Diaries, with Leonardo DiCaprio, followed by a star turn opposite Reese Witherspoon in the thriller Fear.

Mark Wahlberg is a committed Roman Catholic, who attends daily Mass, credits his faith and a priest from his childhood for helping him turn his life around, and recognizes the seriousness of his faith. Actively involved in charity, Wahlberg established the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation in May 2001 for the purpose of raising and distributing funds to youth service and enrichment programs.

A committed philanthropist, Wahlberg founded The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation in 2001 to benefit inner-city children and teens.

Mark Wahlberg has four tattoos done by various artists including Paul Timman. The tattoos include Sylvester the cat with Tweety Bird in his mouth on his ankle, a design of his initials “MW” with his surname “Wahlberg” on his upper right arm, and a Bob Marley tattoo with “One Love” on his upper left arm. The final tattoo, which Wahlberg holds as his most meaningful, is the rosary tattooed around his neck, with a crucifix and the words “In God I Trust” resting over his heart.

Mark Wahlberg’s filmography as an actor

2017 Transformers: The Last Knight
2017 Patriots Day
2017 Daddy’s Home 2
2016 Deepwater Horizon
2015 Daddy‘s Home
2015 Ted 2
2014 Entourage
2014 Mojave
2014 The Gambler
2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction
2013 Lone Survivor
2013 Pain & Gain
2013 2 Guns
2013 Broken City
2012 Ted
2012 Contraband
2010 The Fighter
2010 The Other Guys
2010 Date Night
2009 The Lovely Bones
2008 Max Payne
2008 The Happening
2007 We Own the Night
2007  Shooter
2006 The Departed
2006 Invincible
2005 Four Brothers
2004 I Heart Huckabees
2003 The Italian Job
2002 The Truth About Charlie
2001 Rock Star
2001 Planet of the Apes
2000 The Perfect Storm
1999 The Yards
1999 Three Kings
1999 The Corruptor
1998 The Big Hit
1997 Boogie Nights
1997 Traveller
1996 Fear
1995 The Basketball Diaries
1994 Renaissance Man