Robert Wahlberg

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Robert Wahlberg
Born Robert G. Wahlberg
(1967-12-18) December 18, 1967 (age 49)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1998—present
Spouse(s) Gina
Relatives Donnie Wahlberg (brother)
Mark Wahlberg (brother)
Paul Wahlberg (brother)
Rhea Durham (sister-in-law)
Jenny McCarthy (sister-in-law)

Robert G. Wahlberg (born December 18, 1967) is an American actor who has appeared in films, such as Southie, Mystic River and The Departed.

Life and career[edit]

Born in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Robert is the brother of Arthur, Jim, Paul, Tracey, Michelle, Debbie (died 2003), and actors/musicians Mark and Donnie Wahlberg.[1] 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 aid, and his father, Donald Edmond Wahlberg, Sr., was a teamster who worked as a delivery driver; the two divorced in 1982.[2][3] His father, a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, died on February 14, 2008.[4] His father was of Swedish and German descent, while his maternal ancestry is Irish, French-Canadian, and English.[5]

Wahlberg has appeared in films such as Southie, Orphan, Scenes of the Crime, Moonlight Mile, Mystic River, The Departed, Gone Baby Gone, Don McKay and The Equalizer.


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Southie Davey Quinn
2000 The Exchange Lee Naldoff
2001 Orphan Timmy Cummings
Scenes of the Crime Arnon
2002 Moonlight Mile Pinky
2003 Mystic River Kevin Savage
2006 The Departed Frank Lazio
2007 On Broadway Kevin Sheehan
Gone Baby Gone Interrogating Officer
2009 Don McKay Alfred
2012 Contraband John Bryce
2014 The Equalizer Detective Harris


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