Josh Brolin

7 Hidden facts about the "Avengers" actor, Josh Brolin

This controversial Hollywood star's life is truly a roller coaster. Born in the wealthy city of Santa Mónica, California, he is mostly known for films like Men In Black, The Avengers and Deadpool. His weird family relationship with Barbara Streisand and more in the following video!

  • The American actor has received many awards.
  • His latest film Dune is set to be released in December, of 2020.
  • In order to film the feature, the actor had the producers add a term in his contract that he could only work two weeks in a row, this way he would have two weeks off to see his family.
  • He met his wife while working, and he pursued a career in something else other than acting. Can you guess? Check it out!

1. His stepmom is Barbara Streisand. His father, renowned actor James Brolin was set up with Streisand many years ago.

Barbara Streisand and James Brolin

2. His first acting role was in 'The Goonies'
3. In 1988 Miramax said he was one of the worst auditions ever. Nonetheless, this was still a good year for Brolin since his first child was born. It was also when he started doing theater. 

4. At first the Coen brothers rejected him for the role in No Country for old men but Brolin convinced them.

Josh Brolin and Javier Bardem in the 2007 film No Country For Old Men

5. For a brief time in his twenties he quit Hollywood to pursue stock trading.
6. He used to be in a band called Rich Kids on LSD.
7. In 2015, he married his former assistant Kathryn Boyd with whom he has a baby girl named Westlyn.

Josh Brolin and his wife Kathryn

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