On his Mark Wahlberg

Jun 03, 2013, 23:45 IST | Special Features

Actor Mark Wahlberg who celebrates his birthday today is best known for his roles in films like Italian Job, The Departed and Transformers 4. CS tells you more about the actor:

>> Mark Wahlberg is of Irish, Swedish, French Canadian and English ancestry. He is a distant relative of author Nathaniel Hawthorne. 

Mark Wahlberg

>> Mark had his first shot with fame as the brother of Donnie Wahlberg, of the successful 1980s-90s boy band, New Kid On The Block. His musical career earned him the nickname Marky Mark.

>> He refused the film Brokeback Mountain, as he was uncomfortable with the sex scenes in them.

>> He is known for his charity work and tattoos. 

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