Josh Brolin filmography is impressive. He acted in dramas, comedies, thrillers and westerns. The actor is best known for his roles as Thanos in 'Avengers', Cable in 'Deadpool 2', Young Agent K in 'Men in Black 3', and he even portrayed George W. Bush. J. Brolin has spent quite some time in the modern film and television industry playing out his roles to perfection. Bate your curiosity with top facts about this incredible actor.
Josh Brolin is an American actor and Oscar nominee for a supporting role in the drama 'Milk.' He is also known for the films 'No Country for Old Men', 'Men in Black 3' and others.
- Full name: Joshua James Brolin
- Date of birth: February 12, 1968
- Place of birth: Santa Monica, California, the US
- Occupation: Actor
- Nationality: American
- Parents: James Brolin (father), Jane Cameron Agee (mother)
- Wife: Kathryn Boyd
- Children: Trevor Mansur (1988), Eden (1994), and Westlyn Reign (2018)
Josh Brolin bio
Josh Brolin age is fifty-one years old. He is a handsome and confident man. Josh Brolin height is 179 cm. His weight is 80-83 kg.
He was born on February 12, 1968. His place of birth is Santa Monica, California. Joshua grew up on his father’s ranch in Templeton. His father is James Brolin (born Craig Kenneth Bruderlin). James Brolin is a well-known American actor, the two-time Golden Globe Award and a one-time Emmy Award winner. Joshua's mother is an actress and wildlife activist, Jane Cameron Agee. Josh's parents divorced when he was sixteen. Currently, James is a husband of Oscar-winning actress Barbra Streisand.
Joshua has a brother Jess and a half-sister Molly Elizabeth (the daughter of James Brolin and Jan Smithers, the second James's wife.)
At school, Josh was not an obedient student. He was involved in groups with a bad reputation. Joshua tried to splash out his adrenaline in school plays. His acting was successful, and the famous American teachers of Theater Arts Sandra Seacat and Stella Adler drew attention to the talented guy. Josh began to take their acting lessons. He also studied at Templeton High School and Santa Barbara Senior High School.
For the first time, Joshua showed his acting talent in one of the popular TV shows. In 1985, he starred in the teen story "Goonies" The film was a success with American kids. Josh's next full-length film was the drama about skateboarding 'Thrashin.' Then the actor moved on TV series.
On the set of '21 Jump Street' TV series he met and became friends with Johnny Depp. Johnny received the role, and Joshua was invited to the first season.
The actor received a significant role in the series 'The Young Riders'. The film was about the Pony Express riders of the Old West before the Civil War. Among his early works we need to mention the following Josh Brolin movies:
- The Road Killers
- Bed of Roses
- Gang in Blue
- Night watch
- Hollow man
Critics well rated his acting in 'Hollow man'. In the early 2000s, the actor's list of films was replenished with good but inconspicuous roles in 'Melinda and Melinda' and 'Slow Burn'.
The Coen brothers played a significant role in the acting career of Brolin. In 2007, they approved the actor for the main character of the hunter who got into a showdown between bad guys in the film 'No Country for Old Men.' In addition to the star cast and enthusiastic reviews, the film won four Oscars and two Golden Globe Awards.
Among the films with his participation in the 2000-2010s, we should note the following:
- Planet Terror
- American Gangster
- Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
W. is a biographical film about George W. Bush. The biopic 'Milk' by Gus Van Sant tells us about the first American politician who publicly confessed to having gay sex. Joshua portrayed Dan White, the killer of the main character. The film caused a resonance, won two Oscars and was nominated for Golden Globe and other awards. Josh Brolin was also nominated for Oscar.
It should also be mentioned another film directed by the Coen brothers with Brolin. It is 'True Grit' (2010). The film was included in the top ten films of the year. It won the BAFTA, Critics' Choice Movie Awards and was nominated for Oscar in 10 nominations.
The new round of popularity covered the actor when he starred in the legendary comedy action movie 'Men in Black 3.' He played Agent K, the character of Tommy Lee Jones in his youth.
Since 2014, we can see Joshua's name in the captions of the trendy series based on Marvel Comics. Marvel fans know Josh Brolin thanks to his role of Thanos in Avengers franchise.
In 2015, he starred in the drama 'Everest' and crime thriller 'Sicario.' Both films were included in the competition list of Venice and Cannes film festivals. In 2016, the Coen brothers called Josh to star in the comedy 'Hail, Caesar!'
The sequel 'Deadpool 2' was started filming in 2017. The actor played the role of Cable, Deadpool's antipode and partner in future. Joshua is scheduled to act in four films of the X-Men series. Especially for that role, Brolin improved his physical shape.
Last year, the actor starred for 'Sicario: Day of the Soldado.' He also continued the line of Thanos and played in 'Avengers: Infinity War' (2018) and 'Avengers: Endgame' (2019).
Brolin also tried his hand as a producer and director. He is a writer and director of the short film 'X' (2008). His daughter Eden played in that project. Joshua was one of the producers and actors in the documentary feature film 'The People Speak' (2009).
Personal life: family, hobbies, and net worth
The first time Josh married the actress Alice Adair when he was twenty. They gave birth to their son Trevor Mansur and daughter Eden. The marriage lasted for six years.
In 2001, Brolin was engaged to British actress Minnie Driver. Unfortunately, the wedding did not take place. Later, the actor met the actress Diane Lane. In 2004, the couple tied the knot. That marriage also broke up.
Currently, Josh Brolin wife is Katherine Boyd, the former model and his personal secretary. After the 'Everest' filming in 2016, the actor walked her down the aisle. In 2018 they were blessed with a daughter Westlyn Reign.
Josh Brolin net worth is estimated to be $35 million. It is not the highest net worth in Holywood, but still, is pretty much. Joshua's talent and hard work helped the actor to accumulate a big amount of money at his account.
Joshua likes auto racing, enjoys surfing and collects the Malcolm Liepke and Ernst Neizvestny artworks. The actor is active in social networks. Josh Brolin Instagram has more than 2.7 million followers.
Josh Brolin was nominated for a wide variety of film awards, but he did not receive the most prestigious of them. We sincerely wish the actor to play the most important role in his life and get the cherished Oscar.