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Mark was born under the official name Wahlberg, Mark Robert Michael on June 5th, 1971. Known to his close friends as Marky Mark, he has been a credited actor since the 1994 film Renaissance Man.
Mark Wahlberg is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in seventeen films including the 2014 action film Transformers: Age of Extinction as the character Cade Yeager, the 2013 action movie Lone Survivor playing Marcus Luttrell and the 2013 crime release Broken City cast as Billy Taggart.
Mark has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in eleven films including: the 2013 action film 2 Guns as the character Stig, the 2010 comedy movie Date Night playing Holbrooke and the 2010 action release The Other Guys cast as Terry Hoitz.
Mark Wahlberg has earned salaries up to $10,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2014 action film Transformers: Age of Extinction, which brought in $245,000,000 at the box office.
Mark is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least thirty magazines, captured in more than ten pictorials, interviewed in over fifteen publications and featured in fifteen magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least three books.
As an actor Mark Wahlberg has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Dignam in the 2006 movie The Departed.