Mark Wahlberg

Academy Award-nominated American actor, television producer and rap musician Mark Wahlberg

Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg is an American actor, film and television producer, and former musician. 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.
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05 June 1971
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The Razzies Somehow Snubbed the Worst Films of 2017 - Vanity Fair
Google News - about 1 month
Vanity Fair The Razzies Somehow Snubbed the Worst Films of 2017 Vanity Fair Something is amiss with the 2018 Golden Raspberry Award nominations. Nods for the mock ceremony, which is meant to “reward” the worst movies and performances of a given year, were announced on Monday—but somehow, a few worthy titles escaped the Razzie ... Razzies 2018: 'Transformers' leads the worst of the worst with 9 nominationsUSA TODAY Mark Wahlberg's double nomination and other Razzie Awards snubs, surprises and strangenessWashington Post Razzie Awards: 'Transformers,' 'Fifty Shades Darker,' 'Mummy' Top NominationsHollywood Reporter -Cinema Blend -Bustle all 130 news articles »
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WATCH: Mark Wahlberg donates $1.5M after pay gap controversy
ABC News - about 1 month
The actor announced he will make the donation to Time's Up in the name of Michelle Williams, his "All the Money in the World" co-star, after the disparity in their reshoot fees was made public.
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Mark Wahlberg and Agency Will Donate $2 Million to Time’s Up After Outcry Over Pay
NYTimes - about 1 month
The donation will be made in the name of Michelle Williams, Mr. Wahlberg’s co-star in the movie “All the Money in the World,” after an outcry about pay discrepancy in reshoots for the film.
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Mark Wahlberg says he'll donate $1.5 million in Michelle Williams' name
CNN - about 1 month
Mark Wahlberg is donating $1.5 million to the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund in costar Michelle Williams' name.
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Mark Wahlberg reportedly refused to approve 'All the Money in the World' re-shoots until he was paid $1.5 million
Fox News - about 1 month
Mark Walhberg reportedly put production on pause for "All the Money in the World" after Kevin Spacey was ousted following a growing number of sexual misconduct claims.
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Purge of Kevin Spacey Gives ‘All the Money in the World’ a Pay Problem
New York Times - about 1 month
Mark Wahlberg received $1.5 million for reshoots of the kidnapping drama after it cut out the disgraced Spacey. Michelle Williams got just a small per diem.
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Mark Wahlberg reportedly paid way more than Michelle Williams for reshoot
CNN - about 1 month
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Let Mark Wahlberg Make You Wicked Smart In Boston Slang
Huffington Post - 2 months
But you might want to go to the "packie" for a beverage first.
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Mark Wahlberg talks controversy and awards at 'All The Money In The World' premiere - 2 months
Actor and 'All The Money In The World' star Mark Wahlberg discusses the recasting of Kevin Spacey's role and awards buzz during the movie's premiere in California. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
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Mark Wahlberg Prays God Will Forgive Him For This Movie Role
Huffington Post - 4 months
"I've made some poor choices in my past."
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Today in Entertainment: Suspected terrorist plot prompts cancellation of Netherlands concert; Tig Notaro resurfaces Louis C.K. sexual-misconduct rumors
LATimes - 6 months
Mark Wahlberg is sitting on top of the Rock on Forbes' 2017 highest-paid actors list.The rapper-turned-actor earned an estimated $68 million between June 2016 and June 2017, the financial mag reported Tuesday, edging out last year's top earner, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.That figure sums up the...
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Mark Wahlberg tops Forbes' list of highest-paid actors
ABC News - 6 months
He reportedly earned $68 million.
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Mark Wahlberg
  • 2016
    Age 44
    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.
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  • 2015
    Age 43
    A committed Roman Catholic and daily Mass attendee, Wahlberg openly supports same-sex marriage despite the church's opposition. On September 27, 2015, he apologized to Pope Francis about jokes he made regarding his movie Ted.
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    In 2015 he starred opposite Will Ferrell in the comedy Daddy's Home.
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  • 2012
    Age 40
    Wahlberg is a supporter of the Democratic Party, having donated all of his campaign contribution money to Democratic presidential candidates. He voiced support for Barack Obama on the 2012 presidential re-election campaign.
    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.
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  • 2008
    Age 36
    Wahlberg's father, a US Army veteran of the Korean War, died on February 14, 2008.
  • 2007
    Age 35
    Wahlberg later starred as Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell in the war film Lone Survivor (2013), based on Luttrell's 2007 book of the same name.
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    In a February 2007 interview with Empire, updated in 2010, Wahlberg stated that there might be a sequel to The Departed, focusing on his character, Dignam, with Robert De Niro potentially playing a corrupt senator.
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    In 2007, he starred opposite Joaquin Phoenix in We Own the Night, a movie about a family of police officers in New York City.
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    However, in early 2007 he indicated that the latter was no longer the plan as "his golf game is horrible".
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  • 2006
    Age 34
    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.
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  • 2004
    Age 32
    His performance in I ♥ Huckabees was voted best supporting performance of the year in the 2004 Village Voice Critics Poll.
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  • 1996
    Age 24
    He had his first starring role in the 1996 James Foley thriller Fear.
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  • 1995
    Age 23
    A basketball fanatic, he caught the attention of critics after appearing in The Basketball Diaries in 1995, playing the role of Mickey alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, in a film adaptation of the Jim Carroll book of the same name.
    Wahlberg and Ital Joe released another album in 1995 for Ultraphonic Records.
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    In 1995, he released a single titled "No Mercy" in support of his friend Dariusz Michalczewski, whom he had befriended earlier in the 1990s.
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  • 1993
    Age 21
    In 1993, Wahlberg made his acting debut in the TV film The Substitute.
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  • 1990
    Age 18
    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.
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  • 1982
    Age 10
    His parents divorced in 1982, and afterwards, he divided his time between them.
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  • 1971
    Born on June 5, 1971.
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