Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg (born June 5, 1971 in Dorchester, Massachusetts) is an American entertainer, now known primarily as an actor. He first came to fame as the younger brother of Donnie Wahlberg of the New Kids on the Block. After his brother's bubblegum pop group ended, Mark began recording as Marky Mark & the Funky Bunch, earning a hit with "Good Vibrations" from Music for the People. His second LP, You Gotta Believe, was a relative failure. He was seen most prominently in a series of underwear ads from Calvin Klein, and would drop his pants as part of musical show. He then began an acting career, earning extremely positive reviews.
Mark has admitted to having being a drug user. When he was around 15 he injured a Vietnamese man and, briefly, went to jail. Mark denies that the crime was racial.
The Italian Job (2003) as Charlie Croker
The Truth About Charlie (2002) as Lewis Bartholomew
Rock Star (2001) as Chris "Izzy" Cole
Planet of the Apes (2001) as Captain Leo Davidson
The Perfect Storm (2000) as Bobby Shatford
The Yards (2000) as Leo Handler
Three Kings (1999) as Sfc. Troy Barlow
The Corruptor (1999) as Danny Wallace
The Big Hit (1998) as Melvin Smiley
Boogie Nights (1997) as Eddie Adams/Dirk Diggler
Traveller (1997) as Pat O'Hara
Fear (1996) as David McCall
The Basketball Diaries (1995) as Mickey
Renaissance Man (1994) as Pvt. Tommy Lee Haywood