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Molly Elizabeth Brolin

Molly Elizabeth Brolin is an associate producer, art director, and celebrity daughter from the United States. Molly Elizabeth Brolin is widely recognized as the daughter of celebrity parents James Brolin and Jan Smithers. Her father is a popular actor while her mother is a former actress.

Early Life

Molly Elizabeth Brolin is a 36-year-old American associate producer, art director, and celebrity daughter. She was born on the 28th of November 1987, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America.

According to the astrological chart, she has a birth sign of Sagittarius. In addition, she belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity and has her belief in Christianity religion.

She was born to her celebrity parents; James Brolin (father) and Jan Smithers (mother). Her father is a famed actor, producer, and director. Her mother is a former actress by profession. Her mother Jan took a break from acting during her pregnancy with Molly.

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Caption: Molly Elizabeth Brolin with her father (Source: Facts Ninja)

Jan devoted all of her time to Molly after she was born. James, on the other hand, had to travel frequently for work. This strained Molly’s parents’ relationship, and they divorced in 1995.

Jan needed a break from the stress, so she and Molly relocated to the peaceful countryside. Molly, on the other hand, has always maintained contact with both of her parents. In terms of her academic background, she is an alumna of ‘Berklee College of Music,’ located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Professional Career

Molly Elizabeth Brolin began her professional career as one of the production assistants for the 2011 short film “Royal Reunion.” Later, she worked as a production assistant on the action comedy “Men in Black 3.” In the same year, she worked as an assistant producer on the television documentary “John Mulaney: New in Town.”

Later, she entered the world of stage production in 2013. Molly and her ‘Berklee’ friend Justin Johnson soon relocated to Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Johnson had a spellbinding experience while working in a stockroom in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood. When he told Molly about his strange experience, she was struck by the idea of turning it into a stage play.

“Smile Swamp Princess,” a rock opera co-written by actor Megan Lui and directed by Molly’s niece, Eden Brolin, was the result. Molly, as the art director, was particularly concerned with the detailing of the props and costumes. She and Justin went on an in-depth research trip to the Atchafalaya Basin, a 150-mile-long wetland on the outskirts of Baton Rouge, the capital of the US state of Louisiana.

The stage play premiered at New York’s East Village’s ‘Wild Project’ theatre. In 2018, Molly worked as an assistant producer on the ‘Hallmark Channel,’ TV film “Royal Hearts.” Her father directed and starred in the film. She made a cameo appearance in the 2018 film “Shadow of a Gun.”

James Brolin

James Brolin is a famed actor from the United States. James Brolin is a two-time Golden Globes and an Emmy award-winning actor. He started his acting journey in the 1960s, appearing in various television shows and films. His early roles include guest appearances on popular TV series such as “The Long, Hot Summer,” “Batman,” and “The Virginian.”

His breakthrough role came in the 1970s when he starred as Dr. Steven Kiley in the medical drama series “Marcus Welby, M.D.” (1969–1976). His performance earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series.

Molly Elizabeth Brolin

Caption: The medical drama series Marcus Welby, M.D. (Source: IMDb)

Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, Brolin appeared in several films and TV movies, including “Westworld” (1973), “Capricorn One” (1978), “The Amityville Horror” (1979), and “High Risk” (1981). He continued to make appearances in various television series, such as “Hotel” (1983–1988) and “Pensacola: Wings of Gold” (1997–2000).

He appeared in projects like “Traffic” (2000), “Catch Me If You Can” (2002), and “Sisters” (2015). He recently lent his voice to Zurg / Old Buzz Lightyear in the 2022 Toy Story spin-off film “Lightyear.” He directed several episodes of “Pensacola: Wings of Gold” and produced various television shows and movies.

Jan Smithers

Jan Smithers is an American retired actress who is best known for her role as Bailey Quarters on the television sitcom “WKRP in Cincinnati,” which aired from 1978 to 1982. Initially, she gained popularity for her portrayal of the sweet and intelligent radio station employee Bailey Quarters on the show.

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Caption: The poster of the television sitcom, WKRP in Cincinnati (Source: Rotten Tomatoes)

After her success on “WKRP in Cincinnati,” she appeared in a few other TV shows and films, but she eventually stepped away from acting to focus on her personal life. She was married to actor James Brolin from 1986 to 1995.


As of now, this American associate producer and celebrity kid has not won any recognition throughout her career. On the other hand, her father is a popular actor who has won two  Golden Globes and an Emmy Award. On the 27th of August 1998, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Molly Elizabeth Brolin – Net Worth 2024

Through her professional career as an associate producer and art director, she earned a decent sum of money. As of 2023, her net worth is estimated at around $2 million while her salary and income are still unknown. While her celebrity father has a net worth of $50 million and her celebrity mother has a net worth of $4 million as of 2023.

Relationship Status

Molly Elizabeth Brolin is currently single, and no information about her personal life is available at the moment. She has not mentioned having a boyfriend. Moreover, she prefers to keep her personal life private, and no information about her previous affairs is available. At the moment, Molly has maintained a low profile and avoided any kind of controversy.

Body Measurements

This associate producer stands 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 58 kg. Moreover, she has a pair of brown pair of eyes with brown hair color.

Social Media

At the moment, Molly is not present on any kinds of social networking sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.