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MARK WAHLBERG (James "Jimmy" Silva) earned both Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for his standout work in the family boxing film "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" and "Shooter," based on Stephen Hunter's best-selling novel, Point of Impact. Wahlberg reunited with "The Yards" director James Gray and co-star Joaquin Phoenix for "We Own the Night," which he also produced. In 2013, he teamed with director Peter Berg on the military drama "Lone Survivor" and "2 Guns" with Denzel Washington. The following year, he starred in Ted 2" with Seth MacFarlane and "Daddy's Home" opposite Will Ferrell. Wahlberg's additional credits include "The Gambler," "The Lovely Bones," "The Other Guys," "Pain & Gain," "Contraband," "Ted" and "Transformers: Age of Extinction." Recently, he starred in "Deepwater Horizon," "Patriots Day," "Transformers: The Last Night," "Daddy's Home 2" and "All the Money in the World." Upcoming projects are "Instant Family" and "The Six Billion Dollar Man."

An accomplished film and television producer, Wahlberg has produced "Daddy's Home 2," "Patriots Day," "Deepwater Horizon," "Entourage," "The Gambler," "Lone Survivor," "Broken City," "Contraband," "The Fighter" (for which Wahlberg was nominated for an Oscar for Best Picture) and "We Own the Night." For television, Wahlberg is executive producer on USA Network's "Shooter," based on the 2007 film, Emmy-nominated "Wahlburgers" on A&E and hit comedy "Ballers" on HBO. He executive produced HBO's "Entourage" through its impressive eight-season run as well as "Boardwalk Empire," "How to Make It in America" and "In Treatment." For his work in television, Wahlberg has received a BAFTA, a Peabody, seven Emmy nominations, six Golden Globe nominations and a Golden Globe Award for "Boardwalk Empire" in 2011.

A committed philanthropist, Wahlberg founded The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation in 2001 to benefit inner-city children and teens.

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