Mark grew up in a large family. Parents brought up nine children. Mark - the youngest. His blood is truly infernal mix - Irish, Swedish and French-Canadian genes. Mom actor, first worked as a nurse, then a bank clerk, and my father drove a truck. When he was 11 years old, her parents divorced. Mark went to high school in Boston, but never finished it, so the diploma of education had not.

A drug addict and abuser
As a teenager, Mark was involved in several acts of vandalism and even violence, its just 25 led to the police. The young man, besides, there were serious problems with drugs. Under the influence of drugs, 16-year-old Mark rob a pharmacy, and then he attacked the two adults, even accused him of attempted murder. At trial Wahlberg pleaded guilty and was sentenced to two years in prison.

In 13 years, Mark and his brother Donnie was already a part of the cult music band 90 «New Kids on the Block». But the young man, however, did not stay there long. Brother helped him record the first album «Music for the People» as a part of hip-hop project «Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch». One song from the album «Good Vibrations» in 1991, got the first place of the American «Billboard Hot 100." Later arrived the second album. However, the great success of «You Gotta Believe» has brought.

Even Mark Wahlberg boys stand out from the crowd. He had an impressive physique, he demonstrated for the first time in their video for the song «Good Vibrations». And he gave a detailed look at myself in photographs in advertising underwear «Calvin Klein». And besides, the young man took a video-training «The Marky Mark Workout: Form ... Focus ... Fitness».

The first part went to Mark Wahlberg in 1993. Then he played in the movie "Replacement". This is a picture of Natasha Gregson Wagner in the title role. But the tape was doomed to box office failure. But Mark noticed. So a year later the actor made his debut on the big screen. He starred in the film "Renaissance Man" with Danny DeVito. The tape was kindly received by critics. Thereafter role followed one after another. Press drew attention to Wahlberg in 1995, after the release of the movie "Basketball Diaries" on the autobiography of Jim Carroll. There's Mark has played a supporting role, and starring starred Leonardo DiCaprio. This was followed by the mixed response, but critics unanimously praised Wahlberg.

Later, aspiring actor appeared before the audience in the role of a psychopath in the thriller "Fear" by James Foley. The rental picture released in 1996. On the screen shone with Wahlberg Reese Witherspoon. The breakthrough actor can be called a major role in the 1997 drama "Boogie Nights", a painting dedicated porn 70s. The film received three nominations for major film award "Oscar" and in addition to this award at New York «Critics Circle», the British Academy and MTV. As a result, Marc became famous and made the list of top Hollywood actors. The actor always careful approach to choosing roles that appealed to him were fateful characters. In 1998, Mark has played in the comedy "Big Business", a year later he flashed in the film "The Corruptor". But success did not bring the picture or the creators or actors.

New Age
By the proposed draft Mark Wahlberg always approached intuitively, but in the cinema for him everything was clear: first the script, then the role, and then director. And if the work allows the actors to grow, it was taken for her. So it was with the action adventure "The Perfect Storm" Wolfgang Petersen. The main role played by Mark George Clooney. This is a picture of the unbridled forces of nature, wind power and unprecedented waves of 100 feet, as well as the persistence of a man during a violent storm. Painting has become a truly iconic. Therefore, the added glory to piggy actors and creators.

Planet of the Apes
In 2000, Mark was supposed to play a major role in the acclaimed film "Brokeback Mountain." However, the film attended explicit scenes and Wahlberg decided to refuse to work. Therefore, it is transferred to Jake Gyllenhaal. But a year later, the actor starred in the remake of the 1968 painting "Planet of the Apes" by Tim Burton. Captain Leo Davidson, who was on a planet ruled by apes, Mark performed admirably.

By the way, Tim Burton was planning to include in the script fragment which show a sexual relationship between the protagonist and a monkey. However, the studio «20th Century Fox» provoked a scandal. The director won and while differences between the proposal to make the monkeys computer. As a result, the film has collected a considerable cash. Meanwhile, Mark Wahlberg appeared on the screens every year. In 2001, he successfully worked on the movie "Rock Star". The actor got the role of a singer who had the opportunity to act in the collective super popular. A year later came the painting "The Truth About Charlie" where the stars got the role of a mysterious man. In 2004, the young star has performed the role of fire in the movie "I Heart Huckabees." A year later, Mark was lucky, and he played the role of a presentable one of the brothers who are taking revenge for the death of the adoptive mother in the film "Blood for blood." In 2006, Wahlberg embodied a brave sergeant in "The Departed," Scorsese. For the work of the actor was nominated for "Oscar" as Best Supporting Actor. By the way, this role initially planned Denis Leary and Ray Liotta, but they refused.

He demonstrated his talent and actor in the film "We Own the Night." There he played Joseph. And in the crime drama "Shooter" Mark appeared in the title role -opytnogo sniper FBI. In 2008, appeared on the screen the film "Phenomenon". It was a speech that in the north-eastern part of the American people began to commit mass suicide for unknown reasons. And in the same year it was created the picture "Max Payne" video game of the same name. But a year later the actor even went for lessons to the world champion in boxing. It was necessary to plausibly play a role in "The Fighter." It is worth noting that the second main role went to Brad Pitt. In the same year, Mark worked on the screen adaptation of the novel "The Lovely Bones." Here the role of Mark Wahlberg was to play Ryan Gosling, but the actor because of creative contradictions suddenly refused to work.

Personal life
The actor considers himself a truly happy man. Marc always rushing home because he is welcome there and love. The famous two children grow up, for them, he tries to do anything to the kids were happy, too. However, the actor is always the case when asking for forgiveness from the people whom he had brought the pain in his youth.

Interesting Facts
The most valuable thing for an actor in the house - a glass statue of Christ. Wahlberg refused to play in the movie "Ocean's Eleven" and did not regret.

The actor had a ticket for the flight on September 11 «American Airlines», which completed its mission in the north tower of the World Trade Center. Mark sat down in an aircraft, as decided to go by car. Actor - left-handed.

Mark Wahlberg


Wiki info

Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg (born June 5, 1971) is an American actor, producer, businessman, former model, and former rapper. Wahlberg was known as Marky Mark in his early career as frontman for the group 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, the heist film The Italian Job, and the Martin Scorsese-directed neo-noir crime drama The Departed, for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. 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, the crime comedy Pain & Gain, the science fiction action film Transformers: Age of Extinction, the comedy Daddy's Home, the disaster film Deepwater Horizon, and the thriller Patriots Day.