Mark Wahlberg

Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg (born June 5, 1971) is an American actor, producer, businessman, former model, and rapper. He was known as Marky Mark in his earlier years, as frontman with the band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, releasing the albums Music for the People and You Gotta Believe. Wahlberg later transitioned to acting, appearing in films such as the drama Boogie Nights and the satirical war comedy-drama Three Kings during the 1990s. In the 2000s, he starred in the biographical disaster drama The Perfect Storm, the science-fiction film Planet of the Apes, and received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in the Martin Scorsese-directed neo-noir crime drama The Departed. In the 2010s, he starred in the action-comedy The Other Guys alongside Will Ferrell, the biographical sports drama The Fighter (for which he earned an Academy Award nomination as a producer for Best Picture), the comedy Ted, the war film Lone Survivor and the science-fiction action film Transformers: Age of Extinction. Wahlberg has also served as executive producer of four HBO series: the comedy-drama Entourage (2004–11), the period crime drama Boardwalk Empire (2009–14), and the comedy-dramas How to Make It in America (2010–11) and Ballers (2015–present). He is co-owner of the Wahlburgers chain and co-stars in the reality TV series about it. Wahlberg received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 29, 2010. Read more on wikipedia

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Mark Wahlberg Makes Kind Gesture To Fallen Officers - America Now

January 18, 2017

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Mark Wahlberg Makes Kind Gesture To Fallen Officers
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Actor Mark Wahlberg paid his respects to the families of two officers killed in the line of duty while he was visiting Des Moines, Iowa. Wahlberg was in town to promote his new movie, "Patriot's Day," when he decided to privately visit the families of ...

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The bizarro big business of Mark Wahlberg and national tragedy - The Verge

January 15, 2017

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The bizarro big business of Mark Wahlberg and national tragedy
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Mark Wahlberg actually has a pretty good reputation for someone who nearly beat a man to death while yelling “Vietnam fucking shit,” and it's only getting better every time Peter Berg lets him play himself in a movie. Patriots Day has little interest ...
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Ben Affleck and Mark Wahlberg misstep back to Boston - A.V. Club

January 12, 2017

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Ben Affleck and Mark Wahlberg misstep back to Boston
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They then pivot to another new drama starring a homecoming Boston boy: Patriots Day, in which Mark Wahlberg reteams with Lone Survivor and Deepwater Horizon director Peter Berg for a dramatization of the Boston Marathon bombing. Both films go wide this ...

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'Patriots Day' review: Mark Wahlberg leads Peter Berg's retelling of Boston Marathon bombing - Chicago Tribune

January 12, 2017

Chicago Tribune

'Patriots Day' review: Mark Wahlberg leads Peter Berg's retelling of Boston Marathon bombing
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Now in his third docudrama with director Peter Berg — after starring roles in "Lone Survivor" and "Deepwater Horizon" that showed less versatility than virtual interchangeability — Mark Wahlberg is not quite the hero of "Patriots Day." Rather, he is ...
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Why Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg Have No Use For Hollywood Whiners - Maxim

January 11, 2017

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Why Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg Have No Use For Hollywood Whiners
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Then he segued into a riff Wahlberg would surely agree with. "Just like people say: 'Oh, the difficulty of making a movie.' I'm like, listen, send your son to Iraq–that's difficult." "It's just a movie," Washington continued, "It's like, relax. I don't ...
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Mark Wahlberg Holds Private Movie Screening in West Des Moines - whotv.com

January 10, 2017

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Mark Wahlberg Holds Private Movie Screening in West Des Moines
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"We lost two police officers, and this movie is a tribute to law enforcement and anybody who commits to serving their community and their country," said Mark Wahlberg at a private screening of his new film Patriots Day. Officers from Ankeny, Des Moines ...
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