Mark Wahlberg (pencil on 9x12 smooth bristol paper)
(born June 5, 1971) is an American actor, producer, businessman and former model and rapper. He was known as Marky Mark in his earlier years, as frontman with the band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, releasing the albums Music for the People and You Gotta Believe. Wahlberg later transitioned to acting, appearing in films such as the drama Boogie Nights and the satirical war comedy-drama Three Kings during the 1990s.
In the 2000s, he starred in the biographical disaster drama The Perfect Storm, the science-fiction film Planet of the Apes and the Martin Scorsese-directed neo-noir crime drama The Departed. In the 2010s, he starred in the action-comedy The Other Guys alongside Will Ferrell, the biographical sports drama The Fighter, the comedy Ted, the war film Lone Survivor and the science-fiction action film Transformers: Age of Extinction.
Wahlberg has also served as executive producer of four HBO series: the comedy-drama Entourage (2004–11), the period crime drama Boardwalk Empire (2009–14), and the comedy-dramas How to Make It in America (2010–11) and Ballers (2015–present).
He is co-owner of the Wahlburgers chain and co-stars in the reality TV series about it. Wahlberg received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 29, 2010. Source: wikipedia