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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 17 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron
Thanos (uncredited)
 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy
Thanos (uncredited)
 2013 Labor Day
 2008/I Milk
Dan White
 2008/I W.
George W. Bush
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "World cinema")
 2005 Murder Book (TV Movie)
Det. Gilroy
 2005 Into the West (TV Mini-Series)
Jedediah Smith
 2001 D.C. Smalls (Short)
D.C. Smalls
 2000 Slow Burn (Video)
 2000 Picnic (TV Movie)
Hal Carter
 1997 Mimic
 1996 Gang in Blue (TV Movie)
Keith DeBruler
 1995 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Jack Pierce
 1994 Winnetka Road (TV Series)
Jack Passion
- Virtual Reality (1994) ... Jack Passion
- Women in Love (1994) ... Jack Passion
- Real Wisconsin The (1994) ... Jack Passion
- White Zone The (1994) ... Jack Passion
- Townies (1994) ... Jack Passion
 1989 Finish Line (TV Movie)
Glenn Shrevelow
 1987 Private Eye (TV Movie)
Johnny Betts
 1987 Prison for Children (TV Movie)
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(On landing No Country for Old Men (2007)) The Coen Brothers didn't pitch the project to me, actually. I had read the book first without knowing that there was a movie being made. My agent actually called me and said they were making "No Country" and explained the script to me and said, "No, no. I read the book". She sent me a couple of scenes and then I said, "I can't get out of work". I was ... See more »


On his father's side, he is of Swiss-German, English, Scottish, and Irish descent, and on his mother's side, he has English and Scottish ancestry. See more »


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

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