Mark Wahlberg career timeline


Walk of Fame: Mark Wahlberg

1991  Debuts as a rapper with Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch.

1992  Co-authors the book "Marky Mark."

1994  Makes his feature acting debut in "Renaissance Man."

1995  Receives critical acclaim in "The Basketball Diaries."

1997  Wows viewers in "Boogie Nights," which promptly launches him to Hollywood's A-list.

1999  Makes the first of three collaborations with David O. Russell in "Three Kings"; 2004's "I Heart Huckabees" and the upcoming "The Fighter" follow.

2001  Establishes the Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation to raise funds for and support youth programs.

2004  Executive produces the HBO series "Entourage," cementing a producing relationship with the cable network that also includes "In Treatment" and "How to Make It in America."

2006  Earns a best supporting actor Oscar nomination for "The Departed."

2009  Marries Rhea Durham, his longtime girlfriend and mother of his children.

2010  The couple's fourth child is born; Wahlberg dips his feet in comedy with a small part in "Date Night" and goes full-tilt with the genre in the upcoming "The Other Guys" opposite Will Ferrell.
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