Josh James Brolin is an American actor. He is known primarily for his film work. His first role was in the 1985 film The Goonies. He later went on to appear in the films Bed of Roses, Mimic, The Mod Squad, Hollow Man, and Into the Blue. In 2007, he was in the segment: Planet Terror in the Robert Rodriguez film Grindhouse. That same year, he co-starred in the films In the Valley of Elah, No Country for Old Men and American Gangster.
In 2008, Brolin was cast as George W. Bush for the biopic film W.. The same year, he played Dan White in the film Milk. He played the title character in the 2010 film Jonah Hex and appeared in the films Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and True Grit, both also in 2010. Brolin was cast as the young version of Agent K in the 2012 film Men in Black 3. In 2013, he starred in the action crime film Gangster Squad and the romantic drama Labor Day. In 2014, through voice acting and performance capture, he was cast, uncredited, as the villain Thanos in the Marvel Studios' film Guardians of the Galaxy. He reprised this role in the 2015 film Avengers: Age of Ultron. He also played Dwight McCarthy in the 2014 sequel Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.