Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg is a successful actor, producer, and former rapper who was born in Dorchester, Massachussettes on June 5, 1971. He has been in 38 films and counting. Below is a list of three well known movies that feature Mr. Wahlberg and a summary of each.
Wahlberg plays John Bennett, an eight year old boy in 1985 who wishes that his toy teddy bear would come alive so he could have a best friend. By some miracle his wish comes true and 27 years later John and “Ted” are still inseparable. As John and Ted grew up, Ted picked up some vulgar and immature habits which John’s girlfriend, Lori, does not approve of. To save his relationship with Lori, John must somehow get Ted to drop his bad habits, but that’s not the only problem. Lori’s boss makes John out to be unworthy, and a father and son duo who are big fans of Ted plan to kidnap Ted and keep him as their own.
“The Other Guys”
Detectives Allen Gamble and Terry Hoitz (Wahlberg) are outcasted New York City police detectives. Terry’s past mistakes in the police force and Allen’s inability to take risks have caused them to become known as “the other guys” and are constantly outshined by their detective co-workers, Danson and Highsmith. Gamble and Hoitz come upon a huge crime involving the capitalist David Ershon and must work together to become like the infamous Danson and Highsmith so they can solve New York City’s biggest case.
Bob Lee Swagger is played by Wahlberg. Swagger is the son of Congressional Medal of Honoree and happens to be one of the world’s greatest snipers. He’s lived alone in the Rocky Mountains since leaving the military after a secret mission in Ethiopia. Suddenly he is summoned by Colonel Isaac Johnson to find out how the President of the United States will be assassinated in one of three cities within two weeks. When the shots are fired at the President, Swagger is quickly blamed for the crime. Now accompanied by two allies, he searches to find who is behind the setup, which all leads back to the secret Ethiopian mission.
1. Mark Wahlberg Biography