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Mark Whalberg Bio

 

Film Title: ContrabandBorn 1971
43 Years Old
Alive
American
Actor/Rapper

 

1971- born on June 5th in Boston, Massachusetts

 

1994 – had small role in Renaissance Man starring Danny DeVito

 

1996 – had break-out role in Fear

 

1997- starred in Boogie Nights alongside Burt Reynolds, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

 

1999- starred in Three Kings alongside George Clooney

 

2000 – starred in The Perfect Storm

 

2001- had lead role in Planet of the Apes, a remake directed by Tim Burton

 

2003 – starred in The Italian Job alongside Edward Norton

 

2004 – appeared on Entourage as himself for 4 episodes

 

2006 – had supporting role in The Departed for which he was nominated for an Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor

 

2008 – played Max Payne in Max Payne

 

2010 – had lead role in The Other Guys alongside Will Ferrell

 

2010 – played real life boxer Mickey Ward in The Fighter for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award

 

2012 – had lead role in Ted

 

2014 – starred in Transformers: Age of Extinction, the 4th in the series directed by Michael Bay

 

 

 

Before beginning his acting career, Mark Whalberg was a successful rapper, then known as “Marky Mark.” Along with brother Donnie Whalberg, Mark was a member of the boy band New Kids on the Block in an early version of the band. Mark then formed the band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch and had a few hits with them.

 

 

 

Whalberg is a devote Roman Catholic and claims to attend church on a daily basis. His wife converted to Catholicism before they were married. Whalberg states while he loves the current Pope, he does not agree with the church’s stance on gay marriage, him being in favor of it. 

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