Brolin, Josh 1968–

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Brolin, Josh 1968–


Born February 12, 1968, in Los Angeles (some sources cite Templeton), CA; son of James (an actor) and Jane (maiden name, Agee) Brolin; stepson of Barbra Streisand (a singer, actress, and director); married Deborah Adair (an actress, as Alice Adair), 1988 (divorced, c. 1992); married Diane Lane (an actress), August 14, 2004; children: (first marriage) Trevor Mansur, Eden; (second marriage) Christopher Lambert (stepson). Education: Studied drama with Sandra Seacat, Stella Adler, and Anthony Zerbe. Avocational Interests: Automobile racing, collecting art, writing short stories and poetry.

Addresses: Agent—Michael Cooper, William Morris Agency, 1 William Morris Pl., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist—I/D Public Relations, 8409 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Career: Actor and director.

Awards, Honors: Blockbuster Entertainment Award nomination, best supporting actor in a science fiction film, 2001, for Hollow Man.


Film Appearances:

Brandon "Brand" Walsh, The Goonies, Warner Bros., 1985.

Corey Webster, Thrashin', Fries Entertainment, 1986.

Tom, The Road Killers (also known as Roadflower), Miramax, 1994.

Danny, Bed of Roses (also known as Amelia and the King of Plants), New Line Cinema, 1996.

Tony, Flirting with Disaster, Miramax, 1996.

Josh Maslow, Mimic, Dimension Films, 1997.

Pete, My Brother's War (also known as Flashpoint), Concorde, 1997.

Bryce, Best Laid Plans, Fox Searchlight, 1998.

James Gallman, Nightwatch, Dimension Films, 1998.

Billy Waites, The Mod Squad, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1999.

Duster, Slow Burn, Artisan Entertainment, 2000.

Dr. Matthew Kensington, Hollow Man (also known as Hollow Man—Unsichtbare gefahr), Columbia, 2000.

Title role, D. C. Smalls (short film), 2001.

Dave, Coastlines, Curb Entertainment/ IFC Films, 2002.

Gary, Milwaukee, Minnesota, 2003, Tartan USA, 2005.

Greg, Melinda and Melinda, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2004.

Bates, Into the Blue, Columbia, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Johnny Betts, Private Eye, NBC, 1987–88.

James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok, The Young Riders, ABC, 1989–92.

Jack Passion, Winnetka Road, NBC, 1994.

Senator Bill Sterling, Mister Sterling, NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Boise, Prison for Children (also known as Find a Safe Place, May Jean, and A Prison of Children), 1987.

Glenn Shrevelow, Finish Line, TNT, 1989.

Keith DeBruler, Gang in Blue (also known as The Phantom), Showtime, 1996.

Tennel, All the Rage (also known as It's the Rage), Cinemax, 1999.

Hal Carter, Picnic, CBS, 2000.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Jedediah Smith, Into the West, TNT, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The Making of "The Goonies," 1985.

ABC Fall Preview, ABC, 1987.

AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbra Streisand, Fox, 2001.

Oscar Countdown 2003, ABC, 2003.

(Uncredited; in archive footage) Michael Moore, el gran agitador, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Himself, "James Brolin," This Is Your Life, syndicated, 1971.

Josh Bryant, "A Special Love: Part 2," Highway to Heaven, 1986.

Taylor Rolator, "My Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades," 21 Jump Street, Fox, 1987.

Jack Pierce, "Virtual Future," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime, 1995.

The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 2000.

(Uncredited) "Series Finale," The Contender, NBC, 2005.

(In archive footage) Corazon de …, 2005.

(In archive footage) Entertainment Tonight, syndicated, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Johnny Betts, Private Eye, NBC, 1987.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, Fox, 2000.

The 75th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2003.

Presenter, The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2003.

Stage Appearances:

Austin and Lee (alternating roles), True West, Circle in the Square, New York City, 2000.

The Exonerated, Forty-Five Bleecker Street Theatre, New York City, between 2002 and 2004.

Performed in several plays at Reflections Festival, GeVa Theatre, Rochester, NY, between 1991 and 1995, and in productions at Kennedy Memorial Theatre and Lebrero Theatre.

Stage Work:

Directed several plays at Reflections Festival, GeVa Theatre, Rochester, NY, between 1991 and 1995, and productions at Kennedy Memorial Theatre and Lebrero Theatre.



Fleshing Out the "Hollow Man," Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2000.

Hollow Man: Anatomy of a Thriller, Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2000.

Appeared in the music video "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough" by Cyndi Lauper.



Cosmopolitan, August, 1996, p. 100.

In Style, July, 2000, pp. 226-233.

Interview, May 1, 2000.

Movieline, September, 1996, p. 22.

People Weekly, August 11, 1997, p. 146; May 10, 1999, p. 171; February 17, 2003, p. 81.

TV Guide, January 4, 2003, p. 8.

Variety, July 17, 2000, p. 31.