Category: Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg gets his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame


Wahlberg-star Mark Wahlberg got his star, No. 2,414, on Hollywood's Walk of Fame on Thursday, taking time along the way to thank his wife and kids and Penny Marshall and God.

Will Ferrell, Wahlberg's "The Other Guys" costar, kept the introduction brief but took time to explain, "I first became a fan of Mark's when I bought his workout video. And I love all your 'Bourne' movies."

Indeed. Especially the one where Jason Bourne goes undercover as an adult film star in the Valley?

But more seriously, Ferrell said, "Not only is he one of the hardest-working guys, he's a great family man, and just a great dude."

"I really felt like this was all a big practical joke," quipped Wahlberg, who toward the end of his acceptance speech brought his toddler son, Brendan, up to the mike with him (see it at the Hollywood Reporter).

Wahlberg reviewed his career -- ditching a boy band for rap, showing off his goods as ...

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Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell and Eva Mendes get some 'Other Guys' love at Comic-Con


Maxim magazine rewarded Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell, the stars of "The Other Guys," with a sexy Comic-Con bash Friday on the roof of San Diego's Hotel Solomar.

EvamendesmaximWahlberg and Ferrell were joined by their "Guys" costar Eva Mendes and a slew of hot young actors to talk about the comedy's upcoming release.

"The Twilight Saga" veteran Kellan Lutz was one of several on-screen vampires in attendance, along with Paul Wesley and Ian Somerhalder from "The Vampire Diaries."

Mendes chatted up Maxim editor Joe Levy while Wahlberg kept it low-key in jeans and a T-shirt, sitting in a roped-off booth before slipping out after a few minutes.

James Franco's younger brother David made a cameo, chatting up some actor pals. A regular on "Scrubs," David is also featured in Zac Efron's upcoming "Charlie St. Cloud." 

Let's not forget comic book legend Stan Lee -- at 87, the former head of Marvel held his own, partying alongside AnnaLynne McCord, Aisha Tyler and "True Blood" dudes Nelsan Ellis and Sam Trammel.

-- Matt Donnelly

Photos: Will Ferrell, top left, and Mark Wahlberg perfect the buddy pose. Right, Evan Mendes

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Mark Wahlberg, David Duchovny and kids hit charity carnival

Mark-wahlberg-webA week before Father's Day, celebrity dads stretched their paternal legs on Sunday afternoon at the 21st annual A Time for Heroes carnival in Los Angeles. 

Disney and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation hosted the likes of Mark Wahlberg and his wife, Rhea Durham, with the actor toting his youngest boy, Brendan, around the festival grounds.

The Wahlbergs were treated to safari-themed fun with appearances from Disney characters, a denim decorating booth from American Eagle's 77kids and Pink's hot dogs.

David Duchovny also turned up with his wife, Téa Leoni, and their brood, catching a performance by singer Jesse McCartney

Other famous families included Denise Richards with her two girls; boxer Laila Ali and her bambino, "Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston; and Olympic hottie Evan Lysacek

The carnival is expected to raise $1.5 million for the Elizabeth Glaser foundation, which works in 17 countries to prevent and treat pediatric AIDS. 

-- Matt Donnelly

Photo: Mark Wahlberg carries his boy Brendan at A Time for Heroes celebrity carnival. Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images

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Mark Wahlberg, Rhea Durham add baby Margaret Grace to their entourage

Mark wahlberg Mark Wahlberg and his wife, model Rhea Durham, have added a girl to their family, which already included Ella, 6, Michael, 4, and Brendan, 16 months.

Margaret Grace was born at 6:35 p.m. Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Wahlberg and Durham, who have been together since 2001, just got married in August, and he credits her with helping him shake his bad-boy ways -- some of which inspired HBO's "Entourage," on which he's an exec producer. 

Mark can currently be seen in theaters in "The Lovely Bones," a role he took on just a day before filming began.

Congrats all around! 

-- Christie D'Zurilla

Photo: Yes, we should have a lovely, serene portrait of the new dad and his glowing wife. But instead you get Mark Wahlberg goofing with Rosie Perez, Will Ferrell and Brooke Shields courtside Nov. 22, 2009, at Madison Square Garden while filming a scene for a movie during a Knicks game. Credit: Justin Lane / EPA 

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