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Josh Brolin
Josh Brolin
Born Joshua James Brolin
February 12, 1968 (1968-02-12) (age 51)
Santa Monica, California
Characters played Thanos

Joshua James Brolin (born February 12, 1968) is an actor who plays Thanos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and will reprise the role for What If...?.


He is the son of famed actor James Brolin.

Brolin played the role of Thanos in Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame. Thanos' silent cameo in The Avengers is the only time Brolin did not play the role.

Other notable works include The Goonies, 21 Jump Street, Private Eye, The Young Riders, Winnetka Road, The Outer Limits, Night Watch, The Mod Squad, Hollow Man, Milwaukee, Minnesota, Mister Sterling, Into the West, the Grindhouse film Planet Terror, No Country for Old Men, American Gangster, President George W. Bush W. as the son of James Cromwell's President George H. W. Bush, Milk, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, the titular character of Jonah Hex, True Grit, Men in Black 3, Gangster Squad, Oldboy, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Sicario, Everest, Hail, Caesar!, Only the Brave, The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter, Cable in Deadpool 2 and X-Force, Sicario: Day of the Soldado, and Dune.

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