Mark Wahlberg Biography (1971-)

Full name, Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg; born June 5, 1971, in Dorchester, MA; son of Donald E. (a delivery person) and Alma (a bank clerk and nurse's aide) Wahlberg; brother of Donnie Wahlberg (a singer and recording artist with New Kids on the Block) and Robert Wahlberg (an actor); children: (with model Rhea Durham) Ella Rae, Michael. Addresses: Agent: Endeavor Agency, 9701Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2020.; Manager: Leverage Management,3030 Pennsylvania Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, producer, model, singer
Birth Details
June 5, 1971
Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Private Tommy Lee Haywood, Renaissance Man (also known as ArmyIntelligence and By the Book), Buena Vista, 1994
  • Mickey, The Basketball Diaries, New Line Cinema, 1995
  • David McCall, Fear (also known as No Fear and ObsessionMortelle), Universal, 1996
  • Eddie Adams/Dirk Diggler, Boogie Nights, New Line Cinema, 1997
  • Pat O'Hara, Traveller, October Films, 1997
  • Melvin Smiley, The Big Hit, TriStar, 1998
  • Danny Wallace, The Corruptor, New Line Cinema, 1999
  • Sergeant Troy Barlow, Three Kings, Warner Bros., 1999
  • Leo Handler, The Yards, Miramax, 2000
  • Bobby Shatford, The Perfect Storm (also known as Der sturm), Warner Bros., 2000
  • Captain Leo Davidson, Planet of the Apes, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001
  • Chris "Izzy" Cole, Rock Star, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Joshua Peters, The Truth About Charlie (also known as Die wahrheit ueber Charlie), Universal, 2002
  • Himself, Starbuck Holger Meins, Neue Visionen Filmverleih, 2002
  • Charlie Croker, The Italian Job (also known as Braquage a l'italienne), Paramount, 2003
  • Himself, Overnight (documentary), ThinkFilm, 2004
  • Tommy Corn, I Heart Huckabees (also known as I Love Huckabees), Fox Searchlight, 2004
  • Narrator, Juvies (documentary), Chance Films, 2004
  • Bobby Mercer, Four Brothers, Paramount, 2005
  • Vince Papale, Invincible, Buena Vista/Walt Disney, 2006
  • Dignam, The Departed, Warner Bros., 2006
  • Film Work
  • Song performer, "You Know How We Do It," Surf Ninjas, New Line Cinema, 1993
  • Executive producer, Juvies (documentary), Chance Films, 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Pilots
  • Himself, Entourage, HBO, 2004
  • Specials
  • (As Marky Mark) Idols, Fox, 1991
  • (As Marky Mark) Host, Fox/MTV Guide to Summer '92, Fox, 1992
  • (As Marky Mark) Star-athon '92: A Weekend with the Stars, syndicated, 1992
  • Movie News Hot Summer Sneak Preview, CBS, 1994
  • America: A Tribute to Heroes, multiple networks, 2001
  • Planet of the Apes: Rule the Planet, Fox, 2001
  • Bubblegum Babylon, VH1, 2002
  • Making the Movie: The Italian Job, MTV, 2003
  • Movies
  • (As Marky Mark) Ryan Westerberg, The Substitute, USA Network, 1993
  • Episodic
  • Host, Gonzo Games, USA Network, 1991
  • (As Marky Mark) The Word, Channel 4, 1992
  • Host, The Big Date, USA Network, 1996
  • "The Perfect Storm," HBO First Look, HBO, 2000
  • "Rock Star," HBO First Look, HBO, 2001
  • "Planet of the Apes," HBO First Look, HBO, 2001
  • Inside the Actors Studio, Bravo, 2004
  • (In archive footage) Cinema mil, 2005
  • (In archive footage) Corazon de ... , 2006
  • Television Guest Appearances
  • Episodic
  • (As Marky Mark) The Ben Stiller Show, Fox, 1993
  • Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Showand Late Show Backstage), CBS, 1998, 2004, 2005
  • Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 1998, 1999, 2005
  • The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1999
  • Total Request Live (also known as Total Request with Carson Daly and TRL), MTV, 2000
  • Mundo VIP, 2000
  • Mad TV, Fox, 2001
  • The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2001
  • Howard Stern, E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • "Alyssa Milano," Revealed with Jules Asner, E! Entertainment Television, 2002
  • Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2004
  • The Early Show (also known as The Saturday Early Show), CBS, 2004
  • The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (also known as The Late Late Show), CBS, 2004
  • Appeared with Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch on The Arsenio Hall Show.
  • Television Appearances
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The American Music Awards, ABC, 1992
  • (As Marky Mark) Presenter, 1992 MTV Video Music Awards, MTV, 1992
  • Presenter, The 35th Annual Grammy Awards, CBS, 1993
  • VH1 97 Fashion Awards (also known as 1997 VH1 Fashion Awards), VH1, 1997
  • Presenter, The MTV Video Music Awards, MTV, 1998, 2000, 2001
  • Presenter, 2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Fox, 2000
  • VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards, VH1, 2000
  • Presenter, The MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2000, 2003
  • The 28th Annual American Music Awards, ABC, 2001
  • IFP Gotham Awards 2004, Independent Film Channel, 2004
  • Presenter, The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2005
  • ESPY Awards, ESPN, 2005
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Executive producer, Entourage, HBO, 2004
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Teen Vid II, 1991
  • Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch Home Video, 1992
  • Form ... Focus ... Fitness, the Marky Mark Workout (also known asThe Marky Mark Workout), 1993
  • An Intimate Look Inside the Acting Process with Ice Cube, 1999
  • From the (Under)Ground Up: The Making of "The Corruptor," New LineHome Video, 1999
  • On the Set of "Three Kings," Warner Home Video, 2000
  • The Making of "Planet of the Apes," Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2001
  • "I Heart Huckabees": Production Surveillance, 2005
  • Appeared in the music video "I Wanna Be Bad" by Willa Ford.
  • Albums
  • (As Marky Mark, with the Funky Bunch) Music for the People, Interscope, 1991
  • (As Marky Mark, with the Funky Bunch) You Gotta Believe, Interscope, 1992
  • (Contributor) MTV Party to Go, Volume 2, Tommy Boy, 1992
  • Released the singles "You Gotta Believe," 1992, and "No Mercy," 1995. Worked with Prince Ital Joe, 1993-95, releasing singles and recording the albumsLife in the Streets and The Remix Album.
  • WRITINGS
  • Songs Featured in Films
  • "Good Vibrations," The Mighty Ducks, Buena Vista, 1992
  • "Hamlet Rap (To Be or Not to Be)," "In Love," "Life in the Streets," and"United," Renaissance Man, Buena Vista, 1994
  • The Big Hit, TriStar, 1998
  • Books
  • (With Lynn Goldsmith) Marky Mark, HarperCollins, 1992

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Reisfeld, Randi, Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, Avon, 1992
    • Wahlberg, Mark, and Lynn Goldsmith, Marky Mark, HarperCollins, 1992
    Periodicals
    • Cosmopolitan, August, 1997, p. 168
    • Details, April, 1996, p. 116
    • Empire, February, 1998, pp. 68-73
    • Entertainment Weekly, December 31, 1993, p. 71; June 10, 1994, p.47; April 21, 1995, p. 39; April 25, 1997, pp. 26-27; October 24, 1997, p. 72; October 31, 1997, p. 12; November 14, 1997, p. 62
    • Esquire, October, 1997, pp. 108-112
    • Harper's Bazaar, September, 2000, p. 535
    • FilmForce, May 29, 2003
    • Parade, September 26, 2004, pp. 4-5
    • People Weekly, May 15, 1995, p. 146; November 10, 1997; May 11, 1998; August 6, 2001, p. 73; August 23, 2004, p. 26; September 5, 2005, p. 30
    • Premiere, May, 1998, pp. 54-59, 102
    • Times Magazine, July 15, 2000, pp. 22-25, 27
    • Total Film, February, 1998, pp. 60-66
    • USA Today, July 16, 2004

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