On the 5th of June, Mark Wahlberg celebrates his birthday.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MARKY MARK!
Mark Wahlberg was born on June 5, 1971 in Dorchester, Boston, USA. He was born in the poor family, in a working class district as the youngest of nine children.
But, Wahlberg's life would change overnight, when he became a member of popular boy band New Kids on the Block.
Marky Mark was successfully making his way through the show business, having his first big screen role alongside Danny DeVito, Gregory Hines and James Remar in Renaissance Man (1994).
Wahlberg's first starring role was in Fear (1996), opposite Reese Witherspoon. A year later, he established himself as a serious actor in Paul Thomas Anderson's controversial film about pornography - Boogie Nights (1997).
Wahlberg was nominated for the Academy Award, for his performance in The Departed (2006). As he is a successful producer as well, Whalberg has an Oscar nomination for Best Picture, for The Fighter (2010).