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Mark Whalberg Bio


Film Title: ContrabandBorn 1971
43 Years Old


1971- born on June 5th in Boston, Massachusetts


1994 – had small role in Renaissance Man starring Danny DeVito


1996 – had break-out role in Fear


1997- starred in Boogie Nights alongside Burt Reynolds, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson


1999- starred in Three Kings alongside George Clooney


2000 – starred in The Perfect Storm


2001- had lead role in Planet of the Apes, a remake directed by Tim Burton


2003 – starred in The Italian Job alongside Edward Norton


2004 – appeared on Entourage as himself for 4 episodes


2006 – had supporting role in The Departed for which he was nominated for an Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor


2008 – played Max Payne in Max Payne


2010 – had lead role in The Other Guys alongside Will Ferrell


2010 – played real life boxer Mickey Ward in The Fighter for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award


2012 – had lead role in Ted


2014 – starred in Transformers: Age of Extinction, the 4th in the series directed by Michael Bay




Before beginning his acting career, Mark Whalberg was a successful rapper, then known as “Marky Mark.” Along with brother Donnie Whalberg, Mark was a member of the boy band New Kids on the Block in an early version of the band. Mark then formed the band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch and had a few hits with them.




Whalberg is a devote Roman Catholic and claims to attend church on a daily basis. His wife converted to Catholicism before they were married. Whalberg states while he loves the current Pope, he does not agree with the church’s stance on gay marriage, him being in favor of it.