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Josh Brolin


Rugged features and a natural charm have worked for Josh Brolin, the son of actor James Brolin. He has played roles as a policeman, a hunter, and the President of the United States. Brolin was born February 12, 1968 in Santa Monica, California, to Jane Cameron (Agee), a Texas-born wildlife activist, and James Brolin. Josh was not interested at ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men Llewelyn Moss
(2007)
Inherent Vice
Inherent Vice Lt. Det. Christian F. "Bigfoot" Bjornsen
(2014)
Milk
Milk Dan White
(2008)
W.
W. George W. Bush
(2008)

Filmography

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  The Untitled Josh Brolin Project (TV Series) (announced)
Josh Brolin
  X-Force (announced)
Nathan Summers / Cable
  George and Tammy (pre-production)
George Jones
 2018 Asesinato en el Hormiguero Express (TV Short)
Josh Brolin
 2018 Sicario: Day of the Soldado
Matt Graver
 2018 Deadpool 2
Cable
 2018 Avengers: Infinity War
Thanos
 2017 Only the Brave
Eric Marsh
 2016 Hail, Caesar!
Eddie Mannix
 2015 Everest
Beck Weathers
 2015 Sicario
Matt Graver
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron
Thanos (uncredited)
 2014 Inherent Vice
Lt. Det. Christian F. "Bigfoot" Bjornsen
 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy
Thanos (uncredited)
 2013 Oldboy
Joe Doucett
 2013 Labor Day
Frank
 2013 Gangster Squad
Sgt. John O'Mara
 2012 Men in Black 3
Young Agent K
 2012 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
George W. Bush
- Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Academy Awards (2012) ... George W. Bush
 2010 True Grit
Tom Chaney
 2010 Jonah Hex
Jonah Hex
 2010 Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Bretton James
 2009 Women in Trouble
Nick Chapel
 2008/I Milk
Dan White
 2008/I W.
George W. Bush
 2007 American Gangster
Detective Trupo
 2007 In the Valley of Elah
Chief Buchwald
 2007 Planet Terror
Dr. William Block
 2007 World Cinema (Short)
Cowboy
 2007 No Country for Old Men
Llewelyn Moss
 2007 Grindhouse
Block (segment "Planet Terror")
 2006 The Dead Girl
Tarlow
 2005 Murder Book (TV Movie)
Det. Gilroy
 2005 Into the Blue
Bates
 2005 Into the West (TV Mini-Series)
Jedediah Smith
- Wheel to the Stars (2005) ... Jedediah Smith
 2004 Melinda and Melinda
Greg Earlinger
 2003 Mister Sterling (TV Series)
Bill Sterling
- Sins of the Father (2003) ... Bill Sterling
- Final Passage (2003) ... Bill Sterling
- Wish List (2003) ... Bill Sterling
- The Statewide Swing (2003) ... Bill Sterling
- Nothing Personal (2003) ... Bill Sterling
 2003 Milwaukee, Minnesota
Gary
 2002 Coastlines
Dave Lockhart
 2001 D.C. Smalls (Short)
D.C. Smalls
 2000 Slow Burn (Video)
Duster
 2000 Hollow Man
Matthew Kensington
 2000 Picnic (TV Movie)
Hal Carter
 1999 All the Rage
Tennel
 1999 Best Laid Plans
Bryce
 1999 The Mod Squad
Billy
 1997 My Brother's War
Pete
 1997 Mimic
Josh
 1997 Nightwatch
James
 1996 Gang in Blue (TV Movie)
Keith DeBruler
 1996 Flirting with Disaster
Agent Tony Kent
 1996 Bed of Roses
Danny
 1995 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Jack Pierce
- Virtual Future (1995) ... Jack Pierce
 1994 The Road Killers
Tom
 1994 Winnetka Road (TV Series)
Jack Passion
- Virtual Reality (1994) ... Jack Passion
- Women in Love (1994) ... Jack Passion
- The Real Wisconsin (1994) ... Jack Passion
- Videosity (1994) ... Jack Passion
- The White Zone (1994) ... Jack Passion
 1989-1992 The Young Riders (TV Series)
James Butler Hickok
- 'Til Death Do Us Part: Part 2 (1992) ... James Butler Hickok
- 'Til Death Do Us Part: Part 1 (1992) ... James Butler Hickok
- The Debt (1992) ... James Butler Hickok
- Lessons Learned (1992) ... James Butler Hickok
- The Sacrifice (1992) ... James Butler Hickok
 1989 Finish Line (TV Movie)
Glenn Shrevelow
 1988 Private Eye (TV Movie)
Johnny Betts
 1987-1988 Private Eye (TV Series)
Johnny Betts
- Hollywood Confidential (1988) ... Johnny Betts
- High Heels and Silver Wings (1987) ... Johnny Betts
- Light and Shadows (1987) ... Johnny Betts
- Both Sides of the Same Coin (1987) ... Johnny Betts
- Nobody Dies in Chinatown (1987) ... Johnny Betts
 1987 21 Jump Street (TV Series)
Taylor Rolator
- My Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades (1987) ... Taylor Rolator
 1987 Prison for Children (TV Movie)
 1986 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Josh Bryant
- A Special Love: Part 2 (1986) ... Josh Bryant
 1986 Thrashin'
Corey Webster
 1985 Cyndi Lauper: The Goonies 'R' Good Enough (TV Short)
Brand (uncredited)
 1985 The Goonies
Brand
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Other Works:

Cyndi Lauper music video "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough" (from the film The Goonies (1985)). See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 13 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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(2010 - on doing romantic comedies) I wouldn't know how to do it. I don't like the genre, and comedies are not fun to do. Everybody on the set gets so serious trying to figure out how to make the timing and jokes right. Ryan Reynolds is one guy who I think nobody can do that better than, and he doesn't get any fucking credit for it. I went back to see him three times in The Proposal (2000). I'm ... See more »

Trivia:

He is of English, Swiss-German, German, Scottish, and Irish descent. His father's original family surname, Bruderlin, originates in Switzerland. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays characters with charismatic personalities who show concern for women. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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