Mark Robert Michael (born June 5, 1971, in Boston, Massachusetts) is an actor, model, singer, producer, songwriter, restaurateur, rapper, television producer, and soundtrack composer. He started his life as a member of the youth group New Kids on Da Block, and then as a solo singer and rapper under his stage name Marky Mark with his band The Funky Punch, and one of his most famous songs is "Good Vibrations". He is also famous as a model, and in advertisements. And then left the field of singing, to devote his life as an actor. Nominated for an Academy Award, he is also a film producer. He acted in many films such as Three Kings, The Departed, and The Fighter.