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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 recently seen a massive surge in his career, finding well-known roles such 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 ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 47 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

W.
W. George W. Bush
(2008)
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
(2010)
No Country for Old Men
No Country for Old Men Llewelyn Moss
(2007)
Sicario
Sicario Matt Graver
(2015)

Filmography

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 2018 George and Tammy (pre-production)
George Jones
 2018 Soldado (completed)
Matt Graver
 2018 Untitled Deadpool Sequel (post-production)
Nathan Summers / Cable
 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 Old Boy
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 Mimic
Josh
 1997 Nightwatch
James
 1997 My Brother's War
Pete
 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
- Nobody Dies in Chinatown (1987) ... Johnny Betts
- Blue Hotel Pt.1 (1987) ... Johnny Betts
- Blue Movie (1987) ... Johnny Betts
- War Buddy (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 The Goonies
Brand
 1985 Cyndi Lauper: The Goonies 'R' Good Enough (TV Short)
Brand (uncredited)
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Other Works:

2010TV commercial for Mercedes-Benz See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | 12 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(On some film choices prior to No Country for Old Men (2007)) It was a whole fucking exhausting process to even get the parts I got. I had to fight to get this movie Into the Blue (2005) so Dean Cain wouldn't get it. "I'm Josh Brolin, man", but the studio was like, "Goonies was 20 years ago. We want Dean Cain". Nothing against Dean, a smart guy who knows a lot of people, but they wanted him ... See more »

Trivia:

Was named after the character Josh Randall played by Steve McQueen on the television series Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958). See more »

Trademark:

Has frequently been cast in the role of an enforcer of the law See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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