James Brolin is an American actor, a director and a producer who is most recognized for his leading roles in hit Hollywood movies like “The Amityville Horror”, “Capricorn One”, “High Risk” and many more.
The man, mostly identified by his stage name “James Brolin” is no doubt, a very talented actor and has been prominent in filmmaking and acting since 1961 to date.
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Born as Craig Kenneth Bruderlin on July 18, 1940, in California, James, the eldest of two brothers and two sisters, was a keen enthusiast of aeroplanes and animals in his childhood and found his interest in acting only when he was a teenager with great actors like James Dean being his major role models. A friend to a well-respected actor “Ryan O’ Neal”, James attended University High School in Los Angeles with Ryan and after graduating, he focused on having an acting career as encouraged by his parents.
Brolin initiated his acting career in 1961 as he played a minor role in the series “Bus Stop” while taking acting classes in school. His career skyrocketed as he landed many other series like “American Style”, “The Long, Hot Summer” and became more notable with the series “Marcus Welby, M.D.” which earned him an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
He also made 3 guest appearances on the popular 1960s series Batman, alongside Adam West and Burt Ward. These series helped him to increase his earnings excessively.
Later, in the mid-70s, James became a leading actor in Hollywood who was highly sought after. This popularity gained him leading roles in many hit movies including “High Risk”, “The Car”, “Gable and Lombard” and “Night of the Juggler” among others. He has been a part of more than forty movies till date and has much more coming in the future.
Apart from his appearances in movies, James has also appeared in TV shows. Recently, he is enjoying his appearances in major television series like “Catch Me if You Can”, “Castle” and many more.
His award-winning roles in television series like “Marcus Welby, M.D.” and more have also helped him add to his pile of wealth. With all these popularity, James managed to earn a fortune of millions of dollars that still serves as a big part of his assets.
Brolin’s Total Assets
The American actor, producer and director, best known for his roles in film and television, has a total earnings of $50 million. He has appeared in many hit movies like “Westworld”, “The Cape Town Affair” and more which earned him millions to add to his total assets.
As at the time of this report, seventy-five years old James owns a multi-million dollar house in Malibu where he currently resides, enjoying the wealth he has thus far gathered from his filmmaking endeavours.
James Brolin Wife and Children
Talking about his personal life, James has been married thrice in his life. He was married to his first wife, Jane Cameron Agee from 1966 – 1984; and Jan Smithers from 1986 – 1995.
His current and third wife is a popular actress and singer, Barbra Streisand who was first married to actor Eliot Gould from 1963 to 1971 and had one son, Jason. The Tony Award-winning actress Streisand and James tied the knot in 1998 and they have been living for close to a decade now. The couple now resides in Malibu, California as they kept making each other feel special.
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James is a father of three children, apart from Barbra’s son from her previous marriage, Jason Gould. He is the father of prominent actors, Josh Brolin, Jess Brolin (his children with his first wife Cameron) and Molly Elizabeth Brolin (his child with his second wife, Smithers).
He is now a grandfather of Trevor and Eden, from his son Josh’s first marriage.
Quick Facts about the Star
Full Name: Craig Kenneth Bruderlin
Profession: Actor, producer, director
Date of Birth: July 18, 1940
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
Education: University High School
Marital status: Married to Barbra Streisand
Astrological sign: Cancer
Number of Children: 4
James Brolin total earnings: $50 million