Mark Wahlberg has revealed that he still has the foot-long prosthesis he wore in the Paul Thomas Anderson movie Boogie Night.

Wahlberg played rising porn star Dirk Diggler in the 1997 film alongside Julianne Moore, Heather Graham, Burt Reynolds, Don Cheadle, John C Reilly and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

Transparent The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Tuesday (April 12), the presenter asked the actor: “Is it true that you still wear a prosthetic leg? Boogie night? ”

“Yes yes. It’s kept in a safe,” Wahlberg replied. that thing comes and goes, ‘What the hell is this?!’ It won’t be a pretty look.”

Wahlberg told DeGeneres that he thought his 18-year-old daughter Ella had seen the film but wouldn’t let him talk about it.

The actor was modest about his role in the film, telling DeGeneres: “Expectations were very low when I started acting. You do something interesting from afar, ‘Oh my gosh, he’s amazing!’ Next thing you know, they nominated me for an Oscar and I didn’t even do anything.”

He added: “But I definitely worked harder than anyone, and I wanted to make sure I could prove to the filmmakers that I was capable of doing the best job for them and me. would do anything for them.”

In a recent interview with Insiders, Wahlberg revealed that he had to move churches several times because he was constantly getting movie ideas.

“I am not at the church looking for documents. I’m trying to find some peace and quiet so I can worship,” he told the publication.

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Wahlberg plays a boxer turned priest in his latest movie Father Stu – in theaters today (April 13)


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