Josh Brolin, Goonies, Deadpool, Dune, Thanos and Avengers

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Josh Brolin

Josh Brolin is an American actor and director, who has been in the industry for over three decades. Josh is best known for his roles as Llewelyn Moss in No Country for Old Men, George W. Bush in W., and Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War.

Josh Brolin was born on February 12, 1968, to James Edward Brolin and Jane Cameron Agee. His father was a Hollywood veteran who had been acting since the 1950s and his mother was a wildlife activist.

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Josh Brolin Movies

Brolin began his career as an actor in 1984 and has turned up in movies such as:

The Goonies (1985)

Mimic (1997),

Hollow Man (2000),

Grindhouse (2007),

No Country for Old Men (2007),

American Gangster(2007) & more

Josh played the cinematic universe’s well-known villain Thanos, from Marvel comics. He appears in a post-credit scene in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

He came back in 2021 to voice an alternate timeline version of Thanos in What If? and also played Gurney Halleck in Dune


Josh Brolin is an American actor, best known for playing Thanos in Marvel Cinematic Universe. His height is 5’10” (190 cm).

Josh Brolin Wife

As of 2016, Brolin was married to his former assistant and model, Kathryn Boyd. They started dating in 2013 and got married in 2016. Brolin had an affair with his assistant for close to 3 years. They started dating in March 2013 and got engaged in March 2015.

On September 24, 2016, the couple got married and announced on May 29, 2018, that they were expecting their first child. Brolin announced through Instagram on November 4, 2018 that Boyd had given birth to a daughter. They welcomed their 2nd baby girl on December 21st 2020.

Previously Brolin was married to Alice Adair from 1988 until 1994 and they have two children together, Trevor and Eden. They’re both actors by the way. Josh also briefly dated actress Minnie Driver. Who knew that before getting married to his current wife, Boyd, Josh Brolin had already married Hollywood actress Diane Lane on August 15, 2004. However they divorced in 2013.

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Josh was born in Santa Monica in February 12th, 1968. Currently he is 53 years old in 2022.

 Early Life

The actor was born in Santa Monica in 1968, and his father is an actor from California and his mom is Jane Cameron. He spent his childhood on the ranch. Sadly, his parents divorced in 1984, when he was 16 years old. Before Josh’s parents divorce, he got a chance to see what it’s like to have his dad on TV each week.

Brolin, who’s now 53-years-old, was a member of a surfing friendship group called the Cito Rats during his teenage years. He said in an 2014 interview that they grew up in Santa Barbara.

It was the ’80s. It was punk rock. You either had high-income, neglectful parents or low-income, so we were mixed in background. But we all grew up in a similar way. I’ve never seen a group like that before or since.”

Josh confessed to stealing cars in order to afford his drug use. He said he used heroin, which by his own admission is not something that he enjoyed, as he said in an interview;

I never got into it and I never died from it, which is a good thing,” he told in an interview. It was mainly 19 of my friends who died, most of whom had this same experience with the drug that.

Josh Brolin Goonies

Brolin debuted in film with a tv movie and slowly began building up an industry profile. He was then cast as Brandon Walsh in the 1985 TV Film, The Goonies.

For all of you who haven’t seen The Goonies, it’s an ’85 American comedy adventure film co-produced by Richard Donner and directed by Chris Columbus. It was written by Spielberg himself and is based on a story he came up with.

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The Goon Docks neighborhood in Astoria, Oregon, has been threatened with foreclosure and the children living there attempt to do what they can to save their homes. They find an old treasure map and take it on themselves to discover the long-lost treasure of One-Eyed pirate.

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Josh Brolin Deadpool

Deadpool 2 is a 2018 movie based on the Marvel Comics character Deadpool. It’s a sequel, and the eleventh film in this X-Men series.

Directed by David Leitch, the movie was adapted from a screenplay by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, and Ryan Reynolds. It also stars Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian Dennison among others. The X-Force, which is a team of the most skilled mutants in the Marvel universe, has a mission to protect a kid from an evil soldier from the future.

Josh Brolin Dune

Josh Brolin played Gurney Halleck in the Dune, the weapons master of House Atreides and one of Paul’s mentors

Dune is an upcoming American science-fiction epic film directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Villeneuve, Jon Spaihts, and Eric Roth. It is the first of a two-part adaptation of the 1965 novel by Frank Herbert. Previews of what’s to come in this sequel can be seen onscreen as “Dune: Part One.”

Set in the far future, this plot follows Paul as his House is thrown into a war for the troublesome and dangerous dessert planet Arrakis.

Josh Brolin Thanos

Diving into the Marvel world of superheroes, Brolin becomes Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War and its upcoming untitled sequel. He will also appear as Cable in Deadpool 2.

Josh Brolin Avengers

The Avengers are back in the newest Marvel film, Avengers: Age of Ultron. It’s a 2015 American superhero movie with lots of action and characters.

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If you enjoyed Josh Brolin’s appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy, then get ready for more. He gives an un-credited cameo in the mid-credits scene as Thanos, reprising his role from Guardians of the Galaxy.

 Josh Brolin Arrested?

Brolin has had a few run-ins with the law in the past, he has been arrested a few times before.

On December 20, 2004, Brolin was arrested from an altercation with his wife Diane Lane-even after she declined to press charges. At the time, Josh issued a public apology for his actions and described it as a private matter.

On July 12, 2008, Brolin was arrested following an altercation at the Stray Cat Bar in Shreveport, Louisiana. Alongside him were Jeffrey Wright and five other men who were crew members of W. After he posted a bond of $334, he was later released. Luckily for the seven men, they were never indicted by the Shreveport prosecutor’s office.

Lastly, Brolin was arrested for public intoxication on New Year’s Day 2013. He had a somewhat tough year and later said: “It was another turning point. It made me think of a lot.”

 Director and Writer

2009 saw Brolin executive produce & star in ‘The People Speak’. This documentary used dramatic/musical performances of the letters, diaries, and speeches of everyday people – based on author Howard Zinn’s book ‘A People’s History of America’.

Brolin wrote and directed X, his directorial debut. The film features an inmate escaping prison to reconnect with his daughter and search for her murdered mother.


Josh Brolin was born on February 12, 1968. His major works of note include a nomination for an Academy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award of Excellence. Brolin has been nominated for a Critics’ Choice Movie award too.

Josh Brolin Net Worth

Josh Brolin is an American actor who has a net worth of $50 million.