Donnie Wahlberg Biography (1969-)

Full name, Donald Edmond Wahlberg, Jr.; born August 17, 1969, in Dorchester (now part of Boston), MA; son of Donald Edmond (a delivery person) and Alma (abank employee) Wahlberg; brother of Mark Wahlberg (an actor, model, and singer; originally performed using the name Marky Mark); married Kim Fey (a recording engineer), August, 1999; children: Xavier Alexander, Elijah. Addresses: Agent: IFA Talent Agency, 8730 Sunset Blvd., Suite 490, Los Angeles, CA 90069.; Manager: The Firm, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 212, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Publicist: Ame Van Iden, Wolf-Kasteler-Van Iden and Associates Public Relations, 335 North Maple Dr., Suite 351, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, singer, composer, songwriter, music producer, arranger
Birth Details
August 17, 1969
Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Cubby Barnes, Ransom, Buena Vista, 1996
  • Big Balls, Bullet, 1997
  • Greggo, Black Circle Boys, 1997
  • Danny Quinn, Southie, Lions Gate Films, 1998
  • Chollo, Bullfighter, Phaedra Cinema, 1999
  • Vincent Gray, The Sixth Sense, Buena Vista, 1999
  • Bobby Walker, Diamond Men, Panorama Entertainment, 2001
  • Terry Malloy, Triggermen, Franchise Pictures, 2002
  • Douglas "Duddits" Cavell, Dreamcatcher (also known as L'attrapeur de reves), Warner Bros., 2003
  • Lieutenant commander Burton, Annapolis, Buena Vista, 2005
  • Randall Ipswitch, Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School, Unclaimed Freight Productions/Charm School/Shoreline Entertainment, 2005
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Voice of himself, The New Kids on the Block (animated), ABC, 1990-91
  • Chris Scott, Big Apple, CBS, 2001
  • Detective Joel Stevens, Boomtown, NBC, 2002-2003
  • Police officer, The Code, NBC, 2005-
  • Miniseries
  • Second lieutenant C. Carwood Lipton, Band of Brothers, HBO, 2001
  • Retrosexual: The 80s, VH1, 2004
  • Movies
  • Booker, The Split (also known as Body Count), The Movie Channel, 1998
  • Mr. Grey, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, ABC, 1998
  • Rick Damon, Butter (also known as Never 2 Big), HBO, 1998
  • Deputy Glen and Billy the Kid, Purgatory, TNT, 1999
  • Specials
  • Host, Dance Party New Year's Eve Blast, USA Network, 1990
  • Host, New Kids on the Block: Hangin' Tough Live in Concert!, The Disney Channel, 1990
  • Idols, Fox, 1991
  • New Kids on the Block at Walt Disney World (also known as New Kids on the Block at Disney-MGM Studios: Wildest Dreams), ABC, 1991
  • E! Rack-n-Roll: Behind the Scenes, E! Entertainment Television, 1999
  • The Making of "Band of Brothers," 2001
  • Himself, Bubblegum Babylon, VH1, 2002
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The Ninth Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 2003
  • Episodic
  • (With New Kids on the Block) Soul Train, syndicated, 1988
  • (With New Kids on the Block) Top of the Pops (also known as AllNew Top of the Pops and TOTP), BBC, 1991
  • Patrick Rooney, "Settling," The Practice, ABC, 2000
  • Bobby Rockwell, "City on Fire" (also known as "Crash"), UC: Undercover, NBC, 2001
  • Guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2002
  • Guest, The Best Damn Sports Show Period, Fox Sports Network, 2003
  • Guest, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2003
  • Also appeared in episodes of Mickey Mouse Club (also known as MMC), The Disney Channel.
  • Television Executive Producer
  • The Code, NBC, 2005-
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums with New Kids on the Block
  • New Kids on the Block, Columbia, 1986
  • Hangin' Tough, Columbia, 1988
  • Merry, Merry Christmas, Columbia, 1989
  • Step by Step, Columbia, 1990
  • No More Games, Columbia, 1991
  • No More Games Remix (EP), Columbia, 1991
  • Face the Music, Columbia, 1994
  • H.I.T.S. (import), 1997
  • New Kids on the Block: Greatest Hits, Sony, 1999
  • Super Hits, Sony, 2001
  • Singles with New Kids on the Block
  • "Please Don't Go, Girl," 1988
  • "You Got It (the Right Stuff)," 1988
  • "Cover Girl," 1989
  • "Funky, Funky Xmas," 1989
  • "Hangin' Tough," 1989
  • "I'll be Lovin' You (Forever)," 1989
  • "This One's for the Children," 1989
  • "Games," 1990
  • "Step by Step," 1990
  • "Tonight," 1990
  • "Baby I Believe," Alex, 1991
  • "Call It What You Want," Alex, 1991
  • "Games," Alex, 1991
  • "If You Go Away," 1991
  • "Megamix," Alex, 1991
  • "Dirty Dawg" (version 1), 1993
  • "Dirty Dawg" (version 2: dance mix), 1994
  • "Never Let You Go," 1994
  • Singles with Seiko Matsuda
  • "The Right Combination," 1991
  • Albums with Others
  • Tommy Page, Paintings in My Mind, 1989
  • Album Producer and Arranger
  • Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, Music for the People, 1991
  • Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, You Gotta Believe, 1992
  • Producer of albums for New Kids on the Block and others, including Lyte Funkie Ones and Super Marvelous.
  • Videos
  • Wrestlemania X (also known as WWF Wrestlemania X), 1994
  • The Sixth Sense: Reflections from the Set, Buena Vista Home Video,2002
  • Performer and producer, Form ... Focus ... Fitness, the Marky Mark Workout (also known as The Marky Mark Workout), 1993
  • Videos with New Kids on the Block
  • Hangin' Tough: Live, CBS, 1989
  • In Step ... Out Of, Sony, 1991
  • In the Class, Sony, 1991
  • Sheik of My Dreams, Sony, 1991
  • Teen Vid I, 1991
  • Kissed, Missed, Sony, 1995
  • Overnight Success, Sony, 1995
  • Greatest Hits: The Videos, Sony, 1999
  • Other videos with New Kids on the Block include New Heroes on the Block, CBS.
  • Music Videos with New Kids on the Block
  • "Please Don't Go, Girl," 1988
  • "You Got It (the Right Stuff)," 1988
  • "Cover Girl," 1989
  • "Hangin' Tough," 1989
  • "I'll be Lovin' You (Forever)," 1989
  • "This One's for the Children," 1989
  • "Games," 1990
  • "Step by Step," 1990
  • "Tonight" (version 1: color), 1990
  • "Tonight" (version 2: black and white), 1990
  • "Call It What You Want," 1991
  • "If You Go Away," 1991
  • "Dirty Dawg" (version 1), 1993
  • "Dirty Dawg" (version 2: dance mix), 1994
  • "Never Let You Go," 1994
  • WRITINGS
  • Albums
  • Songs with Others
  • Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, Music for the People, 1991
  • Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, You Gotta Believe, 1992
  • Songs have been used in films and television programs.
  • Video Composer
  • Form ... Focus ... Fitness, the Marky Mark Workout (also known asThe Marky Mark Workout), 1993

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Boston Herald, June 2, 1999
    • Parade, March 23, 2003, p. 18

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