Joshua James Brolin is an American actor. Brolin has appeared in films such as The Goonies (1985), Mimic (1997), Hollow Man (2000), Grindhouse (2007), No Country for Old Men (2007), American Gangster (2007), W. (2008), Milk (2008), True Grit (2010), Men in Black 3 (2012), Inherent Vice (2014), Sicario (2015), Hail, Caesar! (2016), and Deadpool 2 (2018). Brolin began portraying the role of Marvel Comics super villain Thanos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, making his first appearance in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). He appears in another mid-credits scene in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015). He reprised the role in both Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019). Brolin has been nominated for an Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Critics' Choice Movie Awards and Independent Spirit Awards.