MARK WAHLBERG (Cade Yeager) 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," 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 Lovely Bones," "The Other Guys," "Contraband" and "Ted."
Most recently, he starred in Michael Bay's "Pain & Gain" with Dwayne Johnson, "2
Guns" with Denzel Washington, and "Lone Survivor" for director Peter Berg. Up
next is Rupert Wyatt's "The Gambler."
Also an accomplished film and television producer, Wahlberg has won many
awards, among them a Golden Globe, a Peabody and a BAFTA. He has also been
nominated for an Oscar, nine Golden Globes and five Emmys.
In addition to "Entourage," "The Gambler," "Lone Survivor," "Broken
City," "Contraband," "The Fighter" and "We Own the Night," Wahlberg is executive
producer of the HBO series "Boardwalk Empire" as well as the A&E series "Wahlburgers" and
"Breaking Boston." He also executive produced HBO's "Entourage," "In
Treatment" and "How to Make It in America."