Mark Wahlberg

Academy Award-nominated American Actor + Television Producer and Rap Musician
Born Jun 5, 1971

Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg 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.… Read More

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1971 Birth Born on June 5, 1971.


1982 11 Years Old His parents divorced in 1982, and afterwards, he divided his time between them. … Read More
1990 19 Years Old In 1990, Wahlberg began recording with dancers/rappers Scott Ross (Scottie Gee), Hector Barros (Hector the Booty Inspector), Anthony Thomas (Ashley Ace), and Terry Yancey (DJ-T) as Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, earning a hit with "Good Vibrations" from their debut album Music for the People. … Read More


1993 22 Years Old In 1993, Wahlberg made his acting debut in the TV film The Substitute. … Read More
In 1995, he released a single titled "No Mercy" in support of his friend Dariusz Michalczewski, whom he had befriended earlier in the 1990s. … Read More
1996 25 Years Old He had his first starring role in the 1996 James Foley thriller Fear. … Read More


2004 33 Years Old His performance in I ♥ Huckabees was voted best supporting performance of the year in the 2004 Village Voice Critics Poll. … Read More
2006 35 Years Old In 2006, he appeared as a foul-mouthed Massachusetts State Police detective in Martin Scorsese's critically acclaimed thriller, The Departed, which netted him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor, a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, and an National Society of Film Critics Best Supporting Actor award. … Read More
However, in early 2007 he indicated that the latter was no longer the plan as "his golf game is horrible". … Read More
2008 37 Years Old Wahlberg's father, a US Army veteran of the Korean War, died on February 14, 2008.


2012 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, Wahlberg was quoted in a magazine interview regarding what would have happened if he had flown aboard American Airlines Flight 11 on September 11, 2001. … Read More
2015 44 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2015 he starred opposite Will Ferrell in the comedy Daddy's Home. … Read More
2016 45 Years Old …  In September 2016 Wahlberg's pardon petition was closed after he failed to answer a request from the pardon board if he wanted it to remain open. … Read More
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