MARK WAHLBERG (Michael "Stig" Stigman)
earned both Academy
Award and Golden Globe
nominations for his standout
work in the family boxing
biopic The Fighter and
Martin Scorsese's acclaimed
drama The Departed.
Wahlberg has enjoyed
playing diverse characters
for visionary filmmakers
such as David O. Russell, Tim Burton and Paul
Thomas Anderson. His breakout role in Boogie Nights
established Wahlberg as one of Hollywood's most
Wahlberg's remarkable film career began with
Renaissance Man, directed by Penny Marshall, and The
Basketball Diaries, with Leonardo DiCaprio, followed
by a star turn opposite Reese Witherspoon in the thriller
Fear. He later headlined Three Kings and The Perfect
Storm, with George Clooney, and The Italian Job, with
Charlize Theron. Wahlberg then starred in the football
biopic Invincible, with Greg Kinnear, and Shooter,
based on the best-selling novel "Point of Impact." He
reunited with The Yards director James Gray and co-star Joaquin Phoenix in We Own the Night, which he
also produced. Other projects include The Happening,
Max Payne, The Lovely Bones, Date Night and The
Other Guys. He most recently starred in Allen Hughes'
Broken City, with Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta-
Jones; Seth MacFarlane's Ted; Baltasar Kormakur's
Contraband, with Kate Beckinsale; and Michael Bay's
Pain & Gain, with Dwayne Johnson. Next, Wahlberg
can be seen in Peter Berg's Lone Survivor.
Also an accomplished film and television producer,
Wahlberg has received a Peabody Award, two Oscar
nominations, two Golden Globe nominations and five
Primetime Emmy nominations. In addition to Broken
City, Contraband, The Fighter and We Own the Night,
Wahlberg is executive producer of the HBO series
Boardwalk Empire. He also executive produced HBO's
Entourage, In Treatment and How to Make It in America.
A committed philanthropist, Wahlberg founded
The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation in 2001 to
benefit inner-city children and teens.
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