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Mark Wahlberg

1971-06-05 Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Image of Mark Wahlberg


Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg (born June 5, 1971), former stage name Marky Mark, is an American actor, businessman, and former rapper. His work as a leading man spans the comedy, drama, and action genres. He has received multiple accolades, including a BAFTA Award, and nominations for two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, nine Primetime Emmy Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. Wahlberg was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1971. During his early life, he perpetrated several crimes. In the 1990s, Wahlberg was a member of the music group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, with whom he released the albums Music for the People (1991) and You Gotta Believe (1992). Wahlberg made his screen debut in Renaissance Man (1994) and had his first starring role in Fear (1996). He received critical praise for his performance as porn actor Dirk Diggler in Boogie Nights (1997). In the early 2000s, he ventured into big-budget action movies, such as The Perfect Storm (2000), Planet of the Apes (2001), and The Italian Job (2003). He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for playing a police officer in the crime drama The Departed (2006). He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for the sports drama biopic The Fighter (2010), in which he starred as Micky Ward. In the 2010s, he landed successful comedy roles with The Other Guys (2010), Ted (2012), Ted 2 (2015), Daddy's Home (2015), and Daddy's Home 2 (2017). He also became the protagonist in two films in the Transformers live-action film franchise, Transformers: Age of Extinction and Transformers: The Last Knight. He was the world's highest-paid actor in 2017. Wahlberg served as executive producer of five HBO series: the comedy-drama Entourage (2004–2011), the period crime drama Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014), the comedy-dramas How to Make It in America (2010–2011) and Ballers (2015–2019), and the documentary McMillions (2020). He is co-owner of the Wahlburgers chain and co-starred in the reality TV series about it. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010.


Arthur the King Michael Light 2024-03-15
The Union Mike 2024-08-16
The Family Plan Dan Morgan 2023-12-14
The Randall Scandal: Love, Loathing, and Vanderpump Self (archive footage) (uncredited) 2023-05-22
Father Stu Father Stuart 'Stu' Long 2022-04-13
Uncharted Victor 'Sully' Sullivan 2022-02-10
Me Time Huck Dembo 2022-08-26
Infinite Evan McCauley 2021-09-09
kid 90 Self 2021-03-12
Spenser Confidential Spenser 2020-03-06
Joe Bell Joe Bell 2020-09-14
Scoob! Blue Falcon (voice) 2020-07-08
Instant Family Pete Wagner 2018-11-16
Mile 22 James Silva 2018-08-16
Daddy's Home 2 Dusty 2017-11-09
Transformers: The Last Knight Cade Yeager 2017-06-16
All the Money in the World Fletcher Chase 2017-12-21
Deepwater Horizon Mike Williams 2016-09-28
Patriots Day Sgt. Tommy Saunders 2016-12-12
Mojave Norman 2016-01-22
Entourage Mark Wahlberg 2015-06-03
Daddy's Home Dusty Mayron 2015-12-25
Ted 2 John 2015-06-25
T.J. Miller: Farm Hippie Self 2014-09-30
Evolution Within Extinction Self 2014-09-30
Manny 2014-12-31
The Gambler Jim Bennett 2014-12-25
Transformers: Age of Extinction Cade Yeager 2014-06-25
Broken City Billy Taggart 2013-01-18
Legendary Nights: The Tale of Gatti-Ward Narrator (voice) 2013-10-19
2 Guns Michael 'Stig' Stigman 2013-08-02
Pain & Gain Daniel Lugo 2013-04-18
Lone Survivor Petty Officer First Class Marcus Luttrell 2013-12-24
Contraband Chris Farraday 2012-01-12
Ted John Bennett 2012-06-29
Der Weg des Ruhms Self 2011-10-15
The Other Guys Detective Terry Hoitz 2010-08-06
Date Night Holbrooke 2010-04-08
The Invocation Self 2010-09-01
The Fighter Micky Ward 2010-12-10
The Lovely Bones Jack Salmon 2009-12-26
Max Payne Max Payne 2008-10-15
The Happening Elliot Moore 2008-06-11
We Own the Night Cpt. Joseph 'Joe' Grusinsky 2007-10-12
Shooter Bob Lee Swagger 2007-03-22
Stranger Than Fiction: The True Story of Whitey Bulger, Southie and 'The Departed' Self 2007-01-01
Invincible Vince Papale 2006-08-25
The Departed Staff Sgt. Sean Dignam 2006-10-04
Four Brothers Bobby Mercer 2005-08-11
I ♥ Huckabees Tommy Corn 2004-09-10
Die 90er - Popwunder & Popsünden Self 2004-10-10
Overnight Self 2003-06-12
The Italian Job Charlie Croker 2003-05-30
The Truth About Charlie Peter Joshua 2002-10-25
Planet of the Apes Captain Leo Davidson 2001-07-25
Rock Star Chris 'Izzy' Cole 2001-09-04
The Yards Leo Handler 2000-04-27
The Perfect Storm Bobby Shatford 2000-06-29
The Corruptor Detective Danny Wallace 1999-03-12
Three Kings Troy Barlow 1999-09-27
The Big Hit Melvin Smiley 1998-04-24
Boogie Nights Eddie Adams / Dirk Diggler 1997-10-07
Traveller Pat 1997-04-18
Fear David McCall 1996-04-12
The Basketball Diaries Mickey 1995-04-21
Renaissance Man Pvt. Tommy Lee Haywood 1994-06-03
The Substitute Ryan Westerberg 1993-09-22
The Marky Mark Workout: Form... Focus... Fitness Marky Mark 1993-01-01
Teen Vid II Self 1991-01-01
Uncharted 2 Victor Sullivan
Spenser Confidential 2 Spenser
Play Dirty Parker
The Six Billion Dollar Man Steve Austin
The Making of We Own the Night Self
Flight Risk Pilot