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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 from that moment he divided his time between them. … Read More
1990 19 Years Old In 1990, Wahlberg began recording with dancers/rappers Scott Ross (aka 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


1991 20 Years Old …  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. … 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 for his friend Dariusz Michalczewski whom he had befriended in earlier 1990s. … Read More
1996 25 Years Old He also starred in the 1996 James Foley thriller Fear.


2004 33 Years Old He has earned many positive reviews after successful movies like Boogie Nights (as Dirk Diggler), Three Kings, The Perfect Storm, The Italian Job, and Four Brothers. 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 NSFC 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. … Read More


2011 40 Years Old Wahlberg served on the Honorary Board of Jerry Sandusky's The Second Mile children's charity before Sandusky's 2011 arrest on child sex abuse charges.
2012 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, he launched a line of sports nutrition supplements called "Marked".
2013 42 Years Old 1 More Event
He received his high school diploma in June 2013. … Read More
On 26 November 2014, Wahlberg filed an application in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts requesting a full and unconditional pardon from his prior convictions. … Read More
2015 44 Years Old Wahlberg has also served as executive producer of four HBO series: the period crime drama Boardwalk Empire (2009–14), as well as the comedy-dramas Entourage (2004–11), How to Make It in America (2010–11), and Ballers, which stars Dwayne Johnson and premiered in June 2015. … Read More
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