Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg

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 ... More »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. He is well known for his roles in films such as Boogie Nights (1997), Three Kings (1999), The Perfect Storm (2000), Planet of the Apes (2001), The Italian Job (2003), I Heart Huckabees (2004), Four Brothers (2005), The Departed (2006), Invincible (2006), Shooter (2007), and The Fighter (2010). He has also served as the executive producer of the TV series Entourage, Boardwalk Empire and How to Make It in America. Wahlberg was born in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, the youngest of nine children, with siblings Arthur, Jim, Paul, Robert, Tracey, Michelle, Debbie (died in 2003 at age 44), and Donnie. He is of Swedish (from his paternal grandfather... [ Wikipedia ]

‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ writers revel in Marvel universe

But now, with an eclectic filmography that includes three hit superhero movies as well as “Pain & Gain” (last year’s crime comedy about bodybuilder criminals starring Mark Wahlberg and directed by Michael Bay), McFeely and Markus are past being categorized as one-trick ponies. Instead...

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‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’: New TV spot for Michael Bay epic

Actor Mark Wahlberg received the MTV Generation Award at Sunday’s MTV Movie Awards, and during the telecast, Paramount revealed a new TV spot from the actor’s upcoming blockbuster, “Transformers: Age of Extinction,” which sees him join up with Michael Bay’s hit franchise. Written by ...

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Mark Wahlberg rushes to his son's side after he suffers minor injury during flag football game

Mark Wahlberg has made a name for himself playing action heroes on the big screen, so it's no surprise he sprang into action when his son needed him. The 42-year-old actor and his wife, Rhea Dunham, were sideline spectators at the flag football game of their younger son on Saturday, when ...

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Joey McIntyre Completes the Boston Marathon; Celebs Tweet Their Support for Runners

A number of stars also showed their support for those in Boston via social media, including Ellen DeGeneres and Mark Wahlberg...

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Conan's 2014 MTV Movie Awards Memories: 7 Hilarious Observations

He added, "The whole night for me was like, the Lifetime Achievement Award goes to ... Zic Billingsley," which might be the most interesting pronunciation of Mark Wahlberg's name we've ever heard. "They're all in a movie I don't even know," Conan said. "It's like 'Transcendence Insurgent ...

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Billy Bob Thornton Shares 'Entourage' Movie Secrets

Adrian Grenier, right, is pictured on Feb. 27, 2014 in West Hollywood, Calif. When you think of "Entourage," you think of Mark Wahlberg or Vincent Chase, but get ready for Billy Bob Thornton. The Oscar winner spoke to ABC News Wednesday in New York and revealed he has already shot his ...

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Jenny McCarthy Announces Engagement to Donnie Wahlberg on The View – Video

Before Donnie, who is brother to Mark Wahlberg and a member of the late ‘80s pop sensation band New Kids on the Block, Jenny famously dated Jim Carrey for several years. It is said the split was anything but amicable, and there are even some rumors Jenny was paid many millions in an ...

Did We All Overlook The Fact That Sean Combs Is Actually A Splendid Actor?

AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/GettyImages) WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 27: Mark Wahlberg (L) and Sean Combs pose onstage while hosting a press conference to announce their newest venture, Water Brand AQUAhydrate on February ...

Jeremy Piven Talks Playing Ari Gold On 'Entourage'

(AP Photo/Dan Steinberg) Actor and producer Mark Wahlberg speaks during The Television Critics Association 2011 Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Thursday, July 28, 2011. Wahlberg stars in the series "Entourage" on HBO. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg) Actor Jerry Ferrara...

Some Fashion Models Are Better in Movies Than Others

In 1995, Cindy Crawford played the lead in the every-way-lamentable thriller “Fair Game.” Similarly, Estella Warren traveled with Mark Wahlberg to Tim Burton’s “Planet of the Apes” in 2001 and seemingly never returned. But Rosie Huntington-Whiteley preened and pouted for Michael Bay’s ...

Shut Your Mouth! Loose Talk Gets You Nowhere Now..

Actors -- Actors with Mercury in Taurus are Alec Baldwin, Russell Crowe, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Uma Thurman, Renee Zellweger, Annette Bening, Brooke Shields, George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Jessica Lange, Jack Nicholson and Billy Dee Williams belong to the Merc in Taurus group. Public ...

Jenny McCarthy, Donnie Wahlberg engaged, she gushes on 'The View'

The former Playboy bunny showed off her yellow sapphire engagement ring from Wahlberg, 44, who's brother to actor Mark Wahlberg and a former member of 1990s boy band New Kids on the Block. When she settled down a bit, the breathless co-host explained that Donnie Wahlberg had ...

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MTV Movie Awards: Five things to watch for

Guaranteed gold for Mark Wahlberg, Channing Tatum. At 42, Mark Wahlberg is already an elder statesman in the MTV universe, which therefore makes him eligible for the Generation Award, its equivalent of a lifetime achievement prize. The award will be presented to Wahlberg by ...

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MTV Movie Awards: Efron, Tatum, Wahlberg among memorable moments

" Mark Wahlberg, senior citizen: "Transformers: Age of Extinction" leading man Mark Wahlberg was on hand to receive his Generation Award, MTV's version of a lifetime achievement award. Or as he characterized it, the "Too ... Old to Return Award! " Naming such previous recipients ...

TV This Week, April 13-19: 'Orphan Black' on BBC America

" 5 p.m. TCM Quien es mas macho: Channing Tatum or Mark Wahlberg? No matter, as both gents will be getting honors at the "2014 MTV Movie Awards. " 9 p.m. MTV and VH1 "Inside the Hunt for the Boston Bombers" revisits the chaotic aftermath of last year's attack on the Boston Marathon. 9 ...

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'Buy & Keep' Movies With Sky Store

Over the coming weeks Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Mandela, featuring Idris Elba’s Golden Globe® nominated performance and action thriller Lone Survivor starring Mark Wahlberg, will also be available. New movies will be available each week ...

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Look, I'm not going to play Mark Wahlberg's sidekick in "Lone Survivor. " AP: You were last at the Booth Theatre for "Our Town" with Paul Newman in 2002. Any good memories? Spinella: After we finished the run, we spent eight days getting ready to shoot it for Showtime. I have this ...

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Getting a clue, finding a new path

In an attempt to save the environment, I probably would be making proclamations such as, “We might get Marky Mark to plant a celebrity tree.” But today, the celebrity tree’s nameplate would read Mark Wahlberg, not Marky Mark...

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