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9 of 11: Mark Wahlberg is No. 9 on Forbes' 2012 list of highest-paid actors. The outlet said he earned about $27 million between May 2011 and May 2012.

During that time, he starred in and co-produced the 2012 movie 'Contraband,' which made $96 million worldwide, and filmed Seth MacFarlane's half-animated R-rated comedy film 'Ted,' which has made more than $63 million since it hit theaters on June 29.

Wahlberg is also a producer of the hit HBO series 'Boardwalk Empire.'

The actor was No. 8 on Forbes' list in 2011. The outlet said he earned $28 million between May 2010 and May 2011.

(Pictured: Mark Wahlberg talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com about the movie 'Ted' in June 2012.) (OTRC Photo)