Josh James Brolin (; born February 12, 1968) is an American actor. He has acted in theater, film and television roles since 1985. 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 (1996), Mimic (1997), The Mod Squad (1999), Hollow Man (2000), and Into the Blue (2005). 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.