7 Reasons Mark Wahlberg is the Man

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7 Reasons Mark Wahlberg is the Man

Our cover guy is pretty awesome—just sayin'.

Back when he was first getting into the acting thing, not everyone was so convinced “Marky Mark” could do it. To get his role in Basketball Diaries, Wahlberg had to audition numerous times in order to show Leonardo DiCaprio, the star of the movie, that he was both talented and serious enough to be given a chance. Once he did, he was off—DiCaprio recommended him for his next big role, which was the lead in Fear. And the rest is history.

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