PLANET OF THE APES - biography of Mark Wahlberg
MARK WAHLBERG (LEO DAVIDSON) starred in THE PERFECT STORM, Wolfgang Petersen's adaptation of the best-selling novel by Sebastian Junger, which grossed $300 million worldwide. He also starred in the critically lauded release THREE KINGS, written and directed by David O Russell. Wahlberg's breakout performance in Paul Thomas Anderson's Academy Award®-nominated BOOGIE NIGHTS launched him into the public consciousness. Wahlberg has an impressive list of credits in his short career, including THE YARDS, THE CORRUPTOR, THE BIG HIT, TRAVELLER and FEAR. One of his first starring roles was in THE BASKETBALL DIARIES with Leonardo DiCaprio. He made his feature film debut in Penny Marshall's RENAISSANCE MAN. Wahlberg began his career as a hip-hop artist and has two hit albums to his credit. He is internationally known for the ground-breaking, highly-profitable Calvin Klein advertising campaign.