Mark Wahlberg gets a star on The Hollywood Walk of FameJuly 30th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hollywood Walk of Fame has a new member and its none other than the rapper, model and actor Mark Wahlberg.
The ceremony honoring the actor with his star occurred on Thursday, at the popular sidewalk monument located at Hollywood Boulevard.
Will Ferrell, who is the 39-year-old Wahlberg’s costar in the action movie “The Other Guys”, which is scheduled to be launched next week was present at the ceremony and chipped in a few words. He said he loved Wahlbergs movies as well as his exercise videos. He said that, “I’m glad to be here. I first became a fan of Mark’s when I bought his workout video. And I love all your ‘Bourne’ movies.”
The rapper turned actor first became famous in the 1990’s as a member of the hip-hop group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch.
He switched into modeling Calvin Klein briefs as a model before switching again to acting. His wife and four kids were at the ceremony and the actor said he was honored to be given the star especially with his kids around.
He’s starred in other movies such as “Four Brothers,” “Three Kings,” “The Perfect Storm,” “The Italian Job,” and has won an academy award for his supporting role in “The Departed”.
- Wahlberg Wins A Place In The Famous 'Hollywood Walk of Fame' - Jul 30, 2010
- Mark Wahlberg Inducted Into Walk Of Fame - Jul 30, 2010
- Mark Wahlberg would return to rap only for Justin Bieber - Aug 06, 2010
- Will return to music only for Justin Bieber: Mark Wahlberg - Aug 06, 2010
- Twilight star Kellan Lutz becomes Calvin Klein's new face - Dec 16, 2009
- Stan Lee honored with a Hollywood star - Jan 05, 2011
- Mark Wahlberg Adds His Star On 'Hollywood Walk Of Fame' - Jul 31, 2010
- Wahlberg embarassed about music career - Sep 06, 2010
- Mark Wahlberg regrets dedicating 1992 memoir 'Marky Mark' to his penis - Aug 05, 2010
- Wahlberg regrets retirement vow - Aug 16, 2010
- Acting on Bieber's priority list - Aug 10, 2012
- 'The Muppets' recieves star on Hollywood Walk of Fame - Mar 22, 2012
- Mark Wahlberg confirms that 'Fighter 2' is in the pipeline - Jun 10, 2011
- Mark Wahlberg not bitter about missing out on best actor Oscar nod - Jan 27, 2011
- "The Fighter" A Proud Achievement In Mark Wahlberg's Life - Nov 22, 2010
Tags: academy award, bourne movies, calvin klein, exercise videos, few words, four brothers, hip hop group, hollywood boulevard, hollywood walk of fame, italian job, mark wahlberg, marky mark, marky mark and the funky bunch, new member, perfect storm, sidewalk, three kings, walk of fame, will ferrell, workout