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Mark Salling

Mark Wayne Salling (born August 17, 1982) is an American actor, singer-songwriter, composer, and musician. He is known for his role as Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the comedy television series, Glee. Salling was born in Dallas, Texas. He is the younger of two children of Condy Sue (née Wherry), a school secretary, and John Robert Salling, Jr., an accountant. He was home-schooled at an early age. Salling was raised in a "strict Christian home" and attended Providence Christian School and Our Redeemer Lutheran during elementary school. He attended, but did not graduate from Culver Military Academy, and later graduated from Lake Highlands High School in 2001. While he attended high school, he was a member of the school wrestling team. After graduating from high school, he attended the Los Angeles Music Academy College of Music in Pasadena, California and began studying guitar, giving guitar lessons to make a living. Salling sings, writes, and produces his own music, and plays the piano, guitar, bass guitar, and drums. His solo project (under the stage name "Jericho"), was debut album Smoke Signals, released on February 8, 2008, under Jericho Records. On October 25, 2010, Salling released

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Mark Salling -- Nothing to Hide ... With Ride or Die Friend (PHOTO)

Mark Salling
Nothing to Hide ... With Ride or Die Friend

Mark Salling isn't dodging the public eye during his child pornography case -- he got in a workout at an L.A. gym Monday, and at least one of his female friends is standing by him. The former… READ MORE >

Mark Salling -- Elaborate Villain Pics (PHOTOS)

Mark Salling
Elaborate Villain Pics

Mark Salling's movie metamorphosis may never be seen in theaters, but we got hold of a couple of pics. Mark had a starring role in 'Gods and Secrets,' which is still in production. He plays a… READ MORE >

- 147 days ago
Mark Salling -- Leaves One Cell, Buys Another

Mark Salling
Leaves One Cell, Buys Another

Mark Salling had to re-connect after his arrest on child porn charges, so he hit up a T-Mobile store hours after his arrest. The "Glee" star bought what appears to be a prepaid cellphone and then… READ MORE >

- 148 days ago
Mark Salling -- Comeback Role in Jeopardy ... Following Child Porn Arrest

Mark Salling
Comeback Role in Jeopardy ... Following Child Porn Arrest

Mark Salling's first post-"Glee" movie has wrapped, but his performance may never see the light of day ... because producers are already considering cutting him from the film. Salling is set to… READ MORE >

- 149 days ago
Mark Salling -- Girls Under 10 in Sexual Acts Found in Actor's Computer ... Sources Say

Mark Salling
Girls Under 10 in Sexual Acts Found in Actor's Computer ... Sources Say

Mark Salling's computer not only contained pics of underage children in sexual scenes, some of the children were under 10 years of age ... this according to law enforcement sources. As we… READ MORE >

- 149 days ago
Mark Salling -- Bails Out After Child Porn Arrest

Mark Salling
Bails Out After Child Porn Arrest

Mark Salling has bailed out of jail with the help of his family ... this after his arrest for allegedly possessing more than a thousand child porn images. We got a shot of Mark leaving the jail… READ MORE >

- 150 days ago
Mark Salling -- 'Glee' Star Arrested For Child Porn (Update)

Mark Salling
'Glee' Star Arrested for Child Porn (Update)

11:45 AM PT --  Law enforcement sources now tell us they've already seen more than a thousand images of "child sexual exploitation" on Salling's computer. Cops also seized other electronic… READ MORE >

- 150 days ago
'Glee' Star Mark Salling Settles with Former GF in Fight Over Sexual Encounter

'Glee' Star Mark Salling
Settles with Former GF In Fight Over Sexual Encounter

Former "Glee" star Mark Salling has just agreed to pay a woman more than $2.7 million for knocking her to the ground in a furious fight over an alleged sexual encounter ... and the settlement is… READ MORE >

- 429 days ago
Mark Salling -- State Farm Is 'Despicable'

Mark Salling
State Farm is 'Despicable'

Mark Salling doesn't buy that State Farm is like a good neighbor .... he's suing the insurance company, claiming its refusal to cover him against sexual battery allegations is "despicable" and… READ MORE >

- 1043 days ago
'Glee' Star Mark Salling Sues -- Playboy Model Beat Me And Vandalized My Car

'Glee' Star Sues
Playboy Chick Beat Me And Vandalized My Car

"Glee" star Mark Salling is firing back at the woman who accused him of raw-dogging her without consent -- filing new legal docs against the former Playboy model claiming she broke onto his… READ MORE >

- 1122 days ago

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