Mark Wahlberg seeks latest role: High-school graduate

04/25/2013 | Washington Post, The

Actor Mark Wahlberg on Wednesday told students of T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Va., to not follow his example and, instead, earn their high-school diplomas. Wahlberg, a high-school dropout, is now -- at age 41 -- earning his diploma through an online credit-recovery program. "If my career goes south, I'm working at McDonald's. I'm driving a tow truck," he told students, who won a contest bringing him to the school. "That's why I'm going back to high school."

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