Profile of the Day: Mark Wahlberg
Happy birthday, Mark Wahlberg! Today the Academy Award nominee turns 43. He was born Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg in Dorchester, Massachusetts and is the youngest of nine children. His first experience with fame came when his older brother Donnie found success as a member of the boyband New Kids on the Block. Soon he began recording music as Marky Mark, headlining the group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. Mark successfully transformed his career from rapper to Hollywood star and producer, appearing in films such as Boogie Nights and The Departed.
Are you looking forward to his next role in the Transformers sequel, Transformers: Age of Extinction?
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