Josh Brolin Biography, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Daughter, Avengers, Movies, Everest

Josh Brolin Biography

Josh Brolin whose birth name is Josh James Brolin, is an American actor who was born on February 12, 1968. His first role was in the 1985 film The Goonies. Since then he has appeared in a wide range of films and is known for his roles as Llewelyn Moss in No Country for Old Men, George W. Bush in W. and Dan White in Milk, the last of which earned him Academy Award and SAG Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor.

Josh Brolin Age

He is 52 years old as of 2019 since he was born on February 12, 1968

Josh Brolin Height and Weight

Josh has an estimated height of about 5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm and a weight of  83 kg or 183 lbs.

Josh Brolin Education

Josh Brolin studied at the Templeton Elementary and Templeton Middle School. He attended high school in Santa Barbara at the age of 11 or 12.

While in high school, he took up an improve acting class which ultimately led to his interest in acting.

Josh Brolin Career

  • In 1985, he made his debut in the big screen with the Richard Donner film, ‘The Goonies’ which became a hit garnering over $60 million.

  • His second film ‘Thrashin’ was premiered in 1986 and considering his acting in the film as “horrendous”, he took a long gap from film acting.

  • He made his television debut in 1987 with ‘Private Eye’, a historical crime drama series. In that year he appeared in one of the episodes of ‘21 Jump Street’, a police procedural series.

  • He performed on stage for many years along with Anthony Zerbe in Rochester, New York.

  • He earned recognition playing James Butler Hickok in the television series, ‘The Young Riders’ which remained one of his noted roles. Starting on September 20, 1989, the series which was co-directed by his father ran for three seasons and ended on July 23, 1992.

  • He returned to the big screen with the 1994 film ‘The Road Killers’ and followed up with the romantic film ‘Bed of Roses’ in 1996.

  • His television performances from mid-nineties onwards include television films, ‘Gang in Blue’ (1997) and ‘Picnic’ (2000) and TV series ‘Mister Sterling’ (2003) and ‘Into the West’ (2005) among others.



  • His other films during the late 90s include science fiction horror film “Mimic’ and the thriller ‘Nightwatch’ in 1997 and ‘The Mod Squad’, ‘Best Laid Plans’ and ‘It’s the Rage’ in 1999 but nothing really struck.

  • Early 2000s saw him doing several films including ‘Hollow Man’ (2000), ‘Melinda and Melinda’ (2005) and ‘The Dead Girl’ (2006) among others without much success, although ‘Hollow Man’ earned him first ever award nomination.

  • His career in films really took off from 2007 when he earned acclaim for his performances. The films include horror flick, ‘Grindhouse’ (Segment: ‘Planet Terror’), where he played Dr. William Block, a villainous character and a crime epic “American Gangstar’ where he played Trupo, a corrupt officer. He also essayed the role of an honest cop in ‘In the Valley of Elah’, an Iraq War drama.

  • Eventually, he came to limelight when he landed up with a lead role in the 2007 Ethan and Joel Coen film ‘No Country for Old Men’. His portrayal of a cowboy, Llewelyn Moss in the film remains one of his best portrayals earning him several award nominations.

  • Two of his most remarkable films followed in 2008 – the first being a satirical biopic of President George W. Bush, ‘W’, a film by Oliver Stone where Brolin played George W. Bush. The film earned him accolades apart from several award nominations. The second one a Gus Van Sant film, ‘Milk’ a biopic on activist Harvey Milk saw him playing Dan White, a weak and bitter politician of San Francisco. He received several awards and a nomination for the ‘SAG Awards’ along with his first ever ‘Academy Awards’ nomination for the performance.

  • He was the executive producer and also a performer, playing himself, in the 2009 documentary film, ‘The People Speak’ which was based on ‘A People’s History of the United States’, a non-fiction by American historian Howard Zinn.

  • He was the writer-director of the short film ‘X’ which became the inaugural film in New Jersey’s ‘Union City International Film Festival’.

  • His other notable films include ‘True Grit’ (2010), ‘Men in Black 3’ (2012), ‘Gangster Squad’ (2013), ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ (2014) and ‘Inherent Vice’ (2014) among others.

  • He lent his voice as villain Thanos for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ in 2014 and ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ in 2015, the two superhero films.

  • He will be seen in Coen brothers upcoming comedy film, ‘Hail, Caesar!’ in the role of Eddie Mannix, a fixer, starring with George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson and others. On February 11, 2016, the film is slated to open the ‘66th Berlin International Film Festival’.
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Josh Brolin Net Worth

Has a net worth of $35 million dollars.
Josh Brolin has made his money acting while in Hollywood movies, television, and theater.

Josh Brolin Family

He was a son of Jane Cameron Agee, who was a budding actress and wildlife activist and his father’s name was James Brolin, he was an actor, producer, and director.
His parents divorced in 1984, when he was 16 years old due to his fathers acting career.
He also had three siblings that included Jess Brolin (Younger Sister), Molly Brolin (Younger Half-Sister), Jason Gould (Older Stepbrother).
He also had a stepmother by the name Barbara Streisand.

Josh Brolin Girlfriend / Spouse/ Wife

Josh Brolin has had a number of relationships from dating to marriage that includes

  1. Alice Adair (1988–1994) – Brolin married actress Alice Adair in 1988 and soon, the couple became parents to a son named Trevor Mansur (b. June 1988) who is an actor and producer. They also have a daughter named Eden Brolin (b. 1994) who is an actress. They were married for 6 years before getting divorced in 1994. However, Brolin maintains that the estranged couple is on friendly terms.
  2. Minnie Driver (1998-2001) – Josh and Minnie Driver met on the sets of the film Slow Blow in 1998 and fell for each other right away. Minnie is a talented and versatile English actress and singer-songwriter. The couple got engaged in 2001 after dating for nearly 3 years. They were engaged for 6 months before calling it quits.
  3. Diane Lane (2001–2013) – Brolin and Lane had crossed paths as teenagers when they were starting their careers but got reacquainted during a chance encounter at the premiere party of A Beautiful Mind in 2001. They dated for a year and a half before tying the knot in August 2004. In December 2004, Brolin was arrested on the account of spousal battery but Lane did not press charges on him. They were married for 9 years before heading for divorce in November 2013.
  4. Kathryn Boyd (2015–Present) – Josh got engaged to his former assistant and model Kathryn Boyd, who is almost 19 years younger than him, in March 2015. They eventually got married in September 2016. They are still smitten with each other and are a couple to watch out for in grand celebrity gatherings. The couple had a daughter named Westlyn Reign Brolin in 2018. This was their first child together.

Josh Brolin Kids/Children

In his first marriage to fellow thespian Alice Adair beginning from 1988 to 1994, saw to the birth of two children: Trevor Mansur born in June 1988 and Eden born in 1994.
Then in his new marriage to Kathryn Boyd, Josh welcomed their first child together, a daughter named Westlyn Reign Brolin.

Josh Brolin Daughter

Oscar nominee Josh Brolin and his third wife Kathryn Boyd were spotted for the first time publicly with their precious newborn daughter Westlyn Reign at the Malibu Lumber Yard on Friday.

The May-December duo’s 26 day old baby girl snoozed peacefully in her carrier.

At 50, the Sicario action star is nearly 20 years older than his former personal assistant, who showcased her enviably flat post-baby belly in a snug pair of black leather pants.

The proud parents announced the joyous news via Instagram, where they’d each been documenting Kathryn’s pregnancy ever since they spilled the, beans six months ago.

Josh Brolin Avengers

Despite the title of AvengersInfinity Warthe lead character isn’t Iron ManCaptain Americaor any of the other Avengers who protect the world from evil.

From beginning to endJoe and Anthony Russo’s blockbuster is about the eight-foot intergalactic big bad Thanosplayed by Josh Brolin.

His maniacal plan to restore balance to the universe by arbitrarily killing half itsinhabitants asideThanos is sometimes a strangely sympathetic character.

He’s capable of feeling compassion for a young Gamoraeven after he murdersher mother and half her planet.

While Brolin’s performance drives the characternone of those moments wouldhave been possible without the special effects wizardry of Digital Domain.

The visual effects companyfounded by James Cameron and the late StanWinston 25 years agowas tasked with bringing Thanos to lifeand on thebiggest stage possible.

I jumped on the phone with visual effects supervisor Kelly Port to talk about thescope of Infinity Warthe company’s complex motion-capture systemand howmachine learning served a crucial role in turning Josh Brolin into a mad Titan.

Josh Brolin Films/ Movies

The Goonies

Brandon “Brand” Walsh

Richard Donner


Corey Webster

David Winters

The Road Killers


Bed of Roses


Michael Goldenberg

Flirting with Disaster

Tony Kent

David O. Russell



Guillermo del Toro

My Brother’s War


James Brolin


James Gallman

Ole Bornedal

The Mod Squad

Billy Waites

Scott Silver

Best Laid Plans


Mike Barker

It’s the Rage


James D. Stern

Hollow Man

Matt Kensington

Paul Verhoeven

Slow Burn


Christian Ford

Milwaukee, Minnesota


Allan Mindel

Melinda and Melinda

Greg Earlinger

Woody Allen

Into the Blue

Derek Bates

John Stockwell (actor)

The Dead Girl


Karen Moncrieff


Dr. William Block

Robert Rodriguez

In the Valley of Elah

Chief Buchwald

Paul Haggis

No Country for Old Men

Llewelyn Moss

Joel and Ethan Coen

American Gangster

Det. Reno Trupo

Ridley Scott


George W. Bush

Oliver Stone


Dan White

Gus Van Sant

Women in Trouble

Nick Chapel

Sebastian Gutierrez

The People Speak


Howard Zinn, Chris Moore, & Anthony Arnove

Jonah Hex

Jonah Hex

Jimmy Hayward

The Tillman Story


Amir Bar-Lev

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger


Woody Allen

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

Bretton James

Oliver Stone

True Grit

Tom Chaney

Joel and Ethan Coen

Men in Black 3

Young Agent K

Barry Sonnenfeld

Gangster Squad

John O’Mara

Ruben Fleischer


Joe Doucett

Spike Lee

Labor Day

Frank Chambers

Jason Reitman

Guardians of the Galaxy


James Gunn

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Dwight McCarthy

Robert Rodriguez & Frank Miller

Inherent Vice

Lt. Det. Christian “Bigfoot” Bjornsen

Paul Thomas Anderson

Avengers: Age of Ultron


Joss Whedon


Matt Graver

Denis Villeneuve


Beck Weathers

Baltasar Kormákur

Hail, Caesar!

Eddie Mannix

Joel and Ethan Coen

Only the Brave

Eric “Supe” Marsh

Joseph Kosinski

The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter

Buck Ferguson

Jody Hill

Avengers: Infinity War


Anthony and Joe Russo

Deadpool 2


David Leitch

Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Matt Graver

Stefano Sollima

Avengers: Endgame


Anthony and Joe R

Josh Brolin TV Shows


Highway to Heaven

Josh Bryant

Episode: “Finish Line”


Private Eye

Johnny Betz

Series Regular, 7 episodes


21 Jump Street

Taylor Rolator

Episode: “My Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades”


Finish Line


Television movie


The Young Riders

James Butler Hickok

67 episodes


Winnetka Road

Jack Passion

6 episodes


The Outer Limits

Jack Pierce

Episode: “Virtual Future”


Gang in Blue

Keith DeBruler

Television film



Hal Carter

Television film


Mister Sterling

Senator Bill Sterling

10 episodes


Into the West

Jedediah Smith

Episode: “Wheel to the Stars”


Saturday Night Live

Himself (host)

2 episodes


Mankind: The Story of All of Us


12 episodes


Random Acts

Thanos (voice)

Episode: “Showdown”


Josh Brolin Everest

Everest is a 2015 biographical adventure film directed and produced by BaltasarKormákur and written by William Nicholson and Simon Beaufoyadapted fromBeck Weathers‘ memoir Left for DeadMy Journey Home from Everest.

It is based on the real events of the 1996 Mount Everest disasterand focuseson the survival attempts of two expedition groupsone led by Rob Hall and theother by Scott Fischer.

The film opened the 72nd Venice International Film Festival on September 22015and was released theatrically on September 182015.

It was first released in IMAX 3D on September 112015in the UK and in IMAX3DRealD 3Dand 2D internationallyand exclusively in IMAX 3DSeptember192015 as a limited release in the United States and Canadaand along 36other countries.

It began a wide release in the United States on September 252015.

The film was a commercial successgrossing $203 million worldwide over a $55million budget and received positive reviews from critics.

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It seems that Thanos isn’t quite done with the Avengers as a new image gives us our first look at Josh Brolin’s character in Avengers: Endgame.

The image in question seems to be a leaked image from an upcoming issue from Empire Magazine. In it, we see Josh Brolin’s Thanos in full armor that he discarded in Avengers: Infinity War. He is also sporting the Infinity Gauntlet with a snarl upon his face. The issue of the magazine itself, however, is in Spanish.