MARK WAHLBERG (Marcus Luttrell/Produced by) 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 played 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 sought-after talents.
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, The Other Guys, Contraband,
Ted and Broken City. In 2013, Wahlberg starred in Michael Bay's Pain & Gain,
with Dwayne Johnson, and Baltasar KormĂˇkur's 2 Guns, with Denzel Washington.
Wahlberg recently wrapped production on Bay's highly anticipated fourth
installment of the Transformers franchise, Transformers: Age of Extinction.
Also an accomplished film and television producer, Wahlberg has won many
awards, among them a Golden Globe Award, a Peabody Award and a BAFTA Award. He
has also been nominated for an Oscar, nine Golden Globes and five Primetime
Emmy Awards. In addition to Lone Survivor, 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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