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Mark Wahlberg is an actor, producer, businessman, former model, rapper, and songwriter. Wahlberg was known by his stage name 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 " The Basketball Diaries" with Leonardo DiCaprio & 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, 4 Brothers (2005 film) and the Martin Scorsese-directed 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 and the sequel Transformers: The Last Knight, the comedy Daddy's Home, the disaster film Deepwater Horizon, and the thriller Patriots Day. Wahlberg has also served as executive producer of four HBO series: the comedy-drama Entourage (200411), the period crime drama Boardwalk Empire (201014), and the comedy-dramas How to Make It in America (201011) and Ballers (2015present). Wahlberg received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 29, 2010.

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Actor and producer Mark Wahlberg - Height 5’7”

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Mark Wahlberg holds up a $50 bill after winning a bet on the putting green of the Spyglass Hill Golf Course during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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Mark Wahlberg as chief electronics technician Mike Williams in 'Deepwater Horizon," now available on 4K Ultra HD from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

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Mark Wahlberg - At 16, Wahlberg approached a middle-aged Vietnamese man named Thanh Lam on the street, and using a large wooden stick, knocked him unconscious. That same day, Wahlberg also attacked a second Vietnamese man named Hoa "Johnny" Trinh, punching him in the face. Wahlberg was charged with attempted murder, pleaded guilty to assault, and was sentenced to two years in Suffolk County Deer Island House of Correction. He ultimately served only 45 days of his sentence, but carries a permanent felony record. (AP Photo/Paula Scully)

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Mark Wahlberg - At 16, Wahlberg approached a middle-aged Vietnamese man named Thanh Lam on the street, and using a large wooden stick, knocked him unconscious. That same day, Wahlberg also attacked a second Vietnamese man named Hoa "Johnny" Trinh, punching him in the face. Wahlberg was charged with attempted murder, pleaded guilty to assault, and was sentenced to two years in Suffolk County Deer Island House of Correction. He ultimately served only 45 days of his sentence, but carries a permanent felony record.

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Mark Wahlberg arrives at the 2014 AFI Fest — "The Gambler," in Los Angeles, in this Nov. 10, 2014, file photo. Wahlberg, along with Scott Stuber, Dylan Clark, Stephen Levinson and Michael Radutzky, will produce "Patriots' Day," a film chronicling the events surrounding the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing, based on the first-hand account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis. Matt Charman is writing the screenplay and Nicholas Nesbitt will executive produce. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

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Actor Mark Wahlberg is seen courtside before an NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Los Angeles Lakers, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2014 file photo, Mark Wahlberg arrives at the 2014 AFI Fest - "The Gambler," in Los Angeles. Wahlberg is asking Massachusetts for a pardon for assaults he committed in 1988 when he was a troubled teenager in Boston. Wahlberg’s application with the Massachusetts Parole Board says he isn’t the same person he was 26 years ago and his past convictions are still affecting his life. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)