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TNT orders second season of 'Boston's Finest'

TNT orders second season of 'Boston's Finest'

BOSTON, May 9 (UPI) -- TNT said Thursday it has ordered a second season of "Boston's Finest," a docudrama executive-produced by Donnie Wahlberg.

NKOTB, Aerosmith, lead Boston Strong benefit concert

BOSTON, May 3 (UPI) -- Homegrown singers New Kids on the Block, Aerosmith and James Taylor will return to Boston with other artists for a concert benefiting marathon victim families.
NKOTB singer Joey McIntyre runs Boston Marathon, unhurt in blasts

NKOTB singer Joey McIntyre runs Boston Marathon, unhurt in blasts

BOSTON, April 16 (UPI) -- New Kids on the Block singer Joey McIntyre says he escaped unharmed from explosions that went off minutes after he finished the Boston Marathon.

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Swatting calls target Timberlake, Gomez ... DC Comics artist Infantino dies at 87 ... New Kids' Jon Knight bolts mid-concert ... Chris Brown back in court ... News from United Press International.

New Kids' Jon Knight bolts mid-concert

NEW YORK, April 6 (UPI) -- New Kids on the Block member Jonathan Knight has apologized for leaving the stage during a concert in New York, where a blogger said he "seemed out of it."
Wahlberg police docu-series to air on TNT

Wahlberg police docu-series to air on TNT

LOS ANGELES, May 12 (UPI) -- TNT says it has ordered a police docu-series called "Boston Blue" from executive producer Donnie Wahlberg and plans to air it next year.
Wahlberg: Mom's a huge Selleck fan

Wahlberg: Mom's a huge Selleck fan

NEW YORK, March 26 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Donnie Wahlberg says his mother is thrilled he's working with Tom Selleck on the TV police drama "Blue Bloods."
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Belushi, O'Connell team up for CBS series

Belushi, O'Connell team up for CBS series

NEW YORK, May 20 (UPI) -- Jim Belushi, Jerry O'Connell, Tom Selleck and Donnie Wahlberg are set to star in new shows for the 2010-11 U.S. television season, CBS said.
NKOTB scraps Australian gigs

NKOTB scraps Australian gigs

SYDNEY, June 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. pop act New Kids on the Block said on its Web site it is scrapping its planned Australian concert tour due to the economy.
Donnie Wahlberg, wife seek divorce

Donnie Wahlberg, wife seek divorce

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- New Kids on the Block star and actor Donnie Wahlberg and wife Kim Fey are divorcing after nine years of marriage, court documents show.

New Kids on the Block announce new album

NEW YORK, April 4 (UPI) -- The former U.S. boy band New Kids on the Block announced Friday in New York it is working on a new album and plans to go on tour in the fall.
New Kids on the Block to play N.Y. concert

New Kids on the Block to play N.Y. concert

NEW YORK, April 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. boy band New Kids on the Block is scheduled to make its first public appearance in 15 years on the "Today" morning program.

New Kids on the Block planning a comeback

NEW YORK, April 1 (UPI) -- The once wildly popular U.S. boy band New Kids on the Block, which broke up in 1994, is planning a reunion, a source told The Boston Globe.

Report: New Kids on the Block reuniting

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- The five members of the once-popular U.S. band New Kids on the Block reportedly are reuniting 24 years after the "Hangin' Tough" group first formed.

Hawke, Ruffalo to star in 'Real Men Cry'

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Hollywood stars Mark Ruffalo, Ethan Hawke and Amanda Peet have signed on to headline Brian Goodman's feature-film directorial debut, "Real Men Cry."
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Actor Donnie Wahlberg and rapper 50 cents (Curtis Jackson) (r) arrive for the New York premiere of the film "Righteous Kill"in which they have parts on September 10, 2008. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Donald Edmond "Donnie" Wahlberg, Jr. (born August 17, 1969) is an American singer, actor and film producer. He is a member of the popular 1980s and 1990s boy band New Kids on the Block. His work background includes music, feature films, and television. Donnie has had featured roles in the Saw films, The Sixth Sense, Boomtown and Righteous Kill, also appearing in the award-winning World War II miniseries Band of Brothers. He is also known for currently starring in the critically successful series Blue Bloods.

Wahlberg was born in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, as the eighth of nine children, with older siblings Arthur, Jim, Paul, Robert, Tracey, Michelle, Debbie (died 2003) and younger sibling Mark Wahlberg. He also has three half-siblings from his father's first marriage- Donna, Scott and Buddy. His mother, Alma Elaine (née Donnelly), was a bank clerk and nurse's aide, and his father, Donald Edmond Wahlberg, Sr. (died 2008) was a teamster who worked as a delivery driver; the couple divorced in 1982. He is of Irish, English, Swedish, and French Canadian ancestry.

As a recording artist, Wahlberg is known as an original member of boy band New Kids on the Block.

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