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Wahlberg, Mark Robert Michael

Born: 1971 AD
Currently alive, at 47 years of age.
4.8 (96.25%) 320 votes

1971 – Born on June 5th in Dorchester, Massachusetts. American singer, actor and television producer.

1985 – Joined the group "New Kids on the Block" with his brother, Donnie, but quit before it became a success.

1988 – He was arrested for harassing American African school kids and attacking a Vietnamese man that led to his imprisonment for 45 days.

1991 – Formed his own group as ‘Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch’ after leaving New Kids on the Block.

         – The album "Music for the People" earned a platinum on the strength of the singles "Good Vibrations" and "Wildside".

1992 – Signed a two-year contract as Calvin Klein’s underwear model.

1993 – His TV-movie acting debut in "The Substitute" wasn’t particularly challenging or interesting, and his career could have easily ended there but attracted to business, he persevered.

1994 – The movie "Renaissance Man" gave him positive notices which was co-starred by Danny De Vito.

1997 – He gained respect from his performance as a busboy-turned-porn star in Paul Thomas Anderson’s "Boogie Nights" that earned 3 nominations from Oscar Awards.

2004 – Produced the HBO series "Entourage" that earned Emmy nominations for Best Comedy Series.

2006 – Martin Scorsese directed Wahlberg to his very first Academy Award nomination as "Sgt. Sean Dignam" in "The Departed".

2007 – On the 25th of February, he was nominated Oscar’s Best Supporting Actor in the movie "The Departed" directed by Martin Scorsese.

4.8 (96.25%) 320 votes