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Josh Brolin

Born: 1968

Biography

Joshua James Brolin (born February 12, 1968) is an American actor. He has appeared in films such as The Goonies (1985), Mimic (1997), Hollow Man (2000), Grindhouse (2007), No Country for Old Men (2007), American Gangster (2007), W. (2008), Milk (2008), True Grit (2010), and Men in Black 3 (2012). He has also appeared in films such as Oldboy (2013), Inherent Vice (2014), Everest (2015), Sicario (2015), Hail, Caesar! (2016), and Deadpool 2 (2018). In the MCU, he appeared as Thanos in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and later starring in Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019). In 2021, he returned to provide the voice for an alternate timeline version of Thanos in the animated series What If...? and portrayed Gurney Halleck in Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi epic Dune (2021) and in the upcoming sequel in 2023. In 2022, he starred in the supernatural mystery series Outer Range.
Known For Acting
Gender Male
Place of Birth Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, USA

Resources

Movies

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Dwight in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Planet Terror

Dr. William Block in Planet Terror

Flirting with Disaster

Tony Kent in Flirting with Disaster

Milk

Dan White in Milk

Nightwatch

James Gallman in Nightwatch

W.

George W. Bush in W.

Mimic

Josh in Mimic

American Gangster

Detective Trupo in American Gangster

Jonah Hex

Jonah Hex in Jonah Hex

Bed of Roses

Danny in Bed of Roses

It's the Rage

Tennel in It's the Rage

In the Valley of Elah

Chief Buchwald in In the Valley of Elah

No Country for Old Men

Llewelyn Moss in No Country for Old Men

Women in Trouble

Nick Chapel in Women in Trouble

Into the Blue

Bates in Into the Blue

The Goonies

Brand Walsh in The Goonies

Hollow Man

Matthew Kensington in Hollow Man

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Bretton James in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

The Dead Girl

Tarlow in The Dead Girl

Thrashin'

Corey Webster in Thrashin'

Men in Black 3

Young Agent K in Men in Black 3

True Grit

Tom Chaney in True Grit

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

Roy in You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

The Mod Squad

Billy Waites in The Mod Squad

Milwaukee, Minnesota

Gary in Milwaukee, Minnesota

Best Laid Plans

Bryce in Best Laid Plans

Gangster Squad

John O'Mara in Gangster Squad

Oldboy

Joe Doucett in Oldboy

The Road Killers

Tom in The Road Killers

Coastlines

Dave Lockhart in Coastlines

Gang in Blue

Keith DeBruler in Gang in Blue

Labor Day

Frank in Labor Day

Slow Burn

Duster in Slow Burn

To Each His Own Cinema

(segment "World cinema") in To Each His Own Cinema

Sicario

Matt Graver in Sicario

Grindhouse

Block (segment "Planet Terror") in Grindhouse

Melinda and Melinda

Greg in Melinda and Melinda

Picnic

Hal Carter in Picnic

Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler

Bar Guy (archive footage) in Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler

Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau

Himself - Narrator in Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau

Finish Line

Glenn Shrevelow in Finish Line

Everest

Beck Weathers in Everest

Inherent Vice

Lt. Det. Christian F. "Bigfoot" Bjornsen in Inherent Vice

Hail, Caesar!

Eddie Mannix in Hail, Caesar!

The People Speak

Self in The People Speak

Fantastic Flesh: The Art of Make-Up EFX

Self in Fantastic Flesh: The Art of Make-Up EFX

Woody Allen: A Documentary

Self in Woody Allen: A Documentary

The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter

Buck Ferguson in The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter

Only the Brave

Eric Marsh in Only the Brave

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Matt Graver in Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Never Surrender: The Ed Ramsey Story

Narrator (voice) in Never Surrender: The Ed Ramsey Story

Guardians of the Galaxy

Thanos (uncredited) in Guardians of the Galaxy

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Thanos (uncredited) in Avengers: Age of Ultron

Avengers: Infinity War

Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War

My Brother's War

Pete in My Brother's War

Unchained: The Untold Story of Freestyle Motocross

Narrator (voice) in Unchained: The Untold Story of Freestyle Motocross

Deadpool 2

Nathan Summers / Cable in Deadpool 2

Once Upon a Deadpool

Cable in Once Upon a Deadpool

No Country for Old Men: Josh Brolin's Unauthorized Behind the Scenes

Self in No Country for Old Men: Josh Brolin's Unauthorized Behind the Scenes

Dune

Gurney Halleck in Dune

The Making of 'The Goonies'

Himself in The Making of 'The Goonies'

The Women of SNL

Various (archive footage) in The Women of SNL

Brothers

Moke in Brothers

Flag Day

Uncle Beck in Flag Day

Avengers: Endgame

Thanos in Avengers: Endgame

Dune: Part Two

Gurney Halleck in Dune: Part Two

Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King

Self in Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King

The Tony Alva Story

Himself in The Tony Alva Story

Chryskylodon Blues

Self in Chryskylodon Blues

Nevermind

Zoogoer (uncredited) in Nevermind

Ground Swell: The Other Side of Fear

Narrator in Ground Swell: The Other Side of Fear

The Tillman Story

Narrator (voice) in The Tillman Story

Asesinato en El Hormiguero Express

in Asesinato en El Hormiguero Express

Diary of a Country Sheriff

Himself in Diary of a Country Sheriff

Radioman

Self in Radioman

Prison for Children

Boise in Prison for Children

World Cinema

Cowboy in World Cinema

N-Men: The Untold Story

John O’Shei in N-Men: The Untold Story

Sicario: Capos

Matt Graver in Sicario: Capos

Weapons

in Weapons

TV Shows