Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg is an American actor, producer, model, and former rapper.
He was known as Marky Mark in his earlier years, becoming famous for his 1991 debut as frontman with the band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch.
He later transitioned to acting, and is now known for his roles in films.
Two important roles in the 1990s were the drama Boogie Nights and the satirical war-comedy Three Kings.
In the 2000s, he starred in the biographical disaster drama The Perfect Storm, the science fiction film Planet of the Apes, the musical comedy-drama Rock Star, the heist film The Italian Job, and the Martin Scorsese-directed crime drama The Departed for which he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
In the 2010s, he starred in the action comedy The Other Guys, the biographical sports drama The Fighter, the comedy Ted, the war film Lone Survivor, the crime-comedy-drama Pain & Gain, and the sci-fi action film Transformers: Age of Extinction.
He has also served as executive producer of three HBO series: the comedy-drama Entourage, the period crime drama Boardwalk Empire, and the comedy-drama How to Make It in America.
Glitz has won out over guns at the North American box office this weekend as the gilded romance Crazy Rich Asians took No. 1 over Mark Wahlberg's action-packed Mile 22. CBC.ca Also reported by •New Zealand Herald •Seattle Times
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With the help of excited Asian-American audiences, Warner Bros.’ “Crazy Rich Asians” has posted the biggest opening for a romantic comedy in three years with a $25 million weekend total and a $34.. The Wrap
After their fourth film together, star Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg may want to reassess their work bromance. Ill-conceived and miscast, “Mile 22” mistakes flashy computer graphics for.. bizjournals
Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg have enjoyed a productive and mostly successful creative partnership. Berg likes making movies about macho All-American Heroes who Get Things Done while the nerds around.. Lainey Gossip
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Mark Wahlberg's "Mile 22 " character James Silva has a tick where he snaps a yellow rubber bracelet against his wrist. He does this many, many times throughout this all-out assault of a movie, which.. New Zealand Herald
A spy story starring Mark Wahlberg as the leader of a double-secret CIA assassination squad, "Mile 22" delivers carnage, gunplay, car crashes and explosions with a serrated-edged savagery. Rating: 3.. Seattle Times