James Brolin Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

6th October 2015

Quote: "He has a bunch of guys (and) most of them are, like, a world champion bicyclist and of course (his wife) Gabby is a world champion volleyball (player)... They're extreme. I call myself the Laird-a**... It's in the pool, 13-feet deep with the weights up to 40 pounds... and you have to get those weights to the surfaces and you have to swim across the pool with them... It's amazing." Veteran actor James Brolin has recruited big wave surfer Laird Hamilton as his fitness trainer.

6th October 2015

Quote: "What a little sweetheart... I thought she was, like, some ethereal ghost. What a great, little girl. She lives about four blocks from us (in Malibu) and John (Travolta) said, 'I want you to meet this lady'... They're both totally fascinated with each other." James Brolin reveals his wife Barbra Streisand and their recent dinner guest Lady Gaga have become fast friends, fuelling rumours suggesting the two divas are teaming up to bring the musical Gypsy to the big screen.

24th August 2015

Fact: Barbra Streisand and husband James Brolin threw a get-together at their home on Saturday night (22Aug15) for Lady GaGa, John Travolta, his wife Kelly Preston, and TV producer RYAN MURPHY. Gaga shared a group photograph on Instagram.com and wrote, "Saturday Night Fever with some wonderful new friends."

17th September 2014

Quote: "It's not easy. It's work, but it comes with rewards. You really have to pay attention to the other person and have kindness in your heart." Barbra Streisand shares the secret to her 16-year marriage to James Brolin.

10th May 2012

Fact: Hollywood power couple Barbra Streisand and James Brolin have recruited former U.S. President Bill Clinton to help host their upcoming charity benefit. The Follow Your Heart event, to be held at the Evergreen hitmaker's Los Angeles home on 14 June (12), will feature musical performances by Josh Groban and David Foster. Proceeds will be donated to the Women's Heart Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where Streisand founded a research and education programme.

12th January 2012

Fact: Barbra Streisand's enterprising actor husband James Brolin ran a successful Hollywood pool maintenance company in his late teens and currently owns a jet charter and lumber company.

15th September 2010

Quote: "The fact that he got together with her and found this solace is such a coup and so wonderful. The guy was so frigging unhappy and lonely. She's always like, 'Come over. We'll have cake or cocktails or soup or ice cream.' I love her and I love what they've created together. I say thank God for her." Josh Brolin is a big fan of his father James Brolin's wife Barbra Streisand.

18th August 2010

Quote: "We never read the books but we saw two of the movies. It's not like we didn't like it. It's just we didn't get into it. I would love to give it another chance and sit one afternoon and watch them together, one after the other, and really, really concentrate." James Brolin admits he and wife Barbra Streisand are not huge fans of the Twilight film series.

19th August 2009

Quote: "He's perfect. He has the most beautiful bone structure." Barbra Streisand on husband James Brolin.

16th April 2007

Fact: DIANE WARREN was inspired to write Aerosmith mega-hit I DON'T WANT TO MISS A THING after hearing James Brolin talk fondly about his wife Barbra Streisand.

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