- Full Name Robert G. Wahlberg
- Nickname Robert Wahlberg
- Occupation Actor & Producer
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA
- Birth Date Dec 18, 1967
- Age 55 Years, 5 Months
Robert Wahlberg | BiographyProducers of Television Series 'Wahlburgers' from 2017 to 2019
Subsequently, in 2006, he portrayed the role of FBI special agent Frank Lazio in the Oscar-winning crime drama film 'The Departed', starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, and Mark Wahlberg. The film was a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong action thriller film 'Mou Gaan Dou' (known by the English translation 'The Infernal Affairs').
Robert Wahlberg is an American actor best known as FBI special agent Frank Lazio in the 2006 crime drama film The Departed.
Who is Robert Wahlberg?
Robert Wahlberg was born Robert G. Wahlberg in Dorchester, Massachusetts, on 18 December 1967. His mother was Alma Elaine (née Donnelly), a bank clerk and nurse's aide, and his father, Donald Edmond Wahlberg, was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and delivery driver. Robert's father passed away in 2008, aged 77, and his mother died on 18 April 2021 at age 78 following a long battle with dementia.
Robert began his professional acting career in 1998, appearing in the role of Davy Quinn in the drama film Southie. Two years later, he appeared as Lee Naldoff in the crime drama film The Exchange. In 2001, he appeared as Timmy Cummings in the film Orphan and Arnon in the film Scenes of the Crime. He then played Pinky in the 2002 film Moonlight and Kevin Savage in the 2003 film Mystic River.
Subsequently, in 2006, he portrayed the role of FBI special agent Frank Lazio in the Oscar-winning crime drama film The Departed, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, and Mark Wahlberg. The film was a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong action thriller film Mou Gaan Dou (known by the English translation The Infernal Affairs).
Further, he appeared as Counselor Bob in the short film If Only the following year. Then he portrayed the role of Stuart Franklin in the 2018 television movie Web of Lies. In 2019, he played Detective Bernie Hannahan in the thriller crime-drama series City on a Hill, created by Chuck MacLean.
In addition to his acting career, Robert produced television series such as Boston Metal (2012), Boston's Finest (2013), and Wahlburgers (2014-2019). Wahlburgers is based on the burger restaurant and bar chain owned by his brother Paul Wahlberg.
Robert grew up with eight siblings; five brothers, Arthur, Paul, Jim, Donnie, and Mark, and three sisters, Tracey, Michelle, and Debbie.
Arthur is the eldest, born in 1963. He worked as a remodeling carpenter and also acted in a number of movies. His acting credits include Beyond Control (2012), The Rude, the Mad, and the Funny (2014), Patriots Day(2016), and Spencer Confidential (2020). He will be appearing in a couple of upcoming films such as Sinphony: A Clubhouse Horror Anthology and Nocturnal Spiritoe. In addition to that, he also appears on his family's reality television show Wahlburgers.
Followed by Arthur is Paul, born in 1964, he is a chef and actor. He is the host of Wahlburgers reality television show, in which he prepares to expand his burger restaurant business with the help of his family and entourage. After Paul is Jim, born in 1965. He is the executive director of the charitable organization Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation, which he started with his brother Mark.
Then came Donnie, born in 1969, he is a singer and actor. Also an original founding member of the boy band New Kids on the Block, which enjoyed success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. He made his big-screen debut in the 1996 film Bullet. His notable film roles include Cubby Barnes in Ransom (1996), Duddits in Dreamcatcher (2003), Eric Mattews in Saw film series, and Det. Lipton in Dead Silence (2007). Donnie also starred as Detective Danny Reagan in the police drama television series Blue Bloods.
Then, Mark is the youngest brother, born in 1971. Mark rose to fame after forming a hip hop group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, in the 1990s. He also turned his career to acting with his film debut in the 1994 film Renaissance Man. He first starred in the lead role in the 1996 film Fear. Later, he notably appeared in films like Boogie Nights (1997), The Fighter (2010), Ted (2012), and The Departed (2006).
However, Robert's sisters are not in the spotlight. According to Hollywood Life, Debbie was born in 1960 and died in 2003 on the same day Mark's daughter Ella Rae was born. While, Donna, Scott, and Buddy are Robert's half-siblings from his father's previous relationship.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Robert has an estimated worth of $3 million.