Joel Coen

Birthday:

11/29/1954

Place of birth:

St Louis Park, Minnesota, USA:

Biography:

American filmmaker Joel David Coen is known for writing, directing and producing films jointly with his brother Ethan Jesse Coen professionally they are known as the Coen brothers. In 1984, the brothers wrote and directed Blood Simple, their first film together. The film received was well received and won awards for Joel's direction at both the Sundance and Independent Spirit awards. The brothers were recognized for their talents having been nominated for a number of awards, and achievements. No Country for Old Men (2007) won them the Oscar for Best Achievement in Directing, and Best Motion Picture of the Year, as well as the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Film Award for best director. They were also awarded the Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen in Fargo (1996)  Joel has been married to actress Frances McDormand since 1984. They adopted a son from Paraguay, named Pedro McDormand Coen



Credits

Inside 'Inside Llewyn Davis' (2014)
Himself
Minnesota Nice (2003)
Himself
Darkman (1990)
Oldsmobile Driver
This is Horror (1989)
Himself
Spies Like Us (1985)
Drive-in guard #1
Scarface (2018)
Screenplay
Going Places (2017)
Characters
Suburbicon (2017)
Writer
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
Director
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
Editor
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
Producer
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
Writer
Bridge of Spies (2015)
Writer
Unbroken (2014)
Screenplay
Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of "Inside Llewyn Davis" (2013)
Producer
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Director
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Editor
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Producer
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Writer
Gambit (2012)
Writer
True Grit (2010)
Director
True Grit (2010)
Producer
True Grit (2010)
Screenplay
A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (2009)
Original Story
A Serious Man (2009)
Director
A Serious Man (2009)
Editor
A Serious Man (2009)
Producer
A Serious Man (2009)
Writer
Burn After Reading (2008)
Director
Burn After Reading (2008)
Editor
Burn After Reading (2008)
Producer
Burn After Reading (2008)
Screenplay
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Director
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Editor
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Producer
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Screenplay
To Each His Own Cinema (2007)
Director
Paris, je t'aime (2006)
Director
The Ladykillers (2004)
Director
The Ladykillers (2004)
Editor
The Ladykillers (2004)
Producer
The Ladykillers (2004)
Screenplay
Bad Santa (2003)
Producer
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
Director
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
Editor
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
Producer
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
Screenplay
Down from the Mountain (2001)
Producer
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Director
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Editor
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
Screenplay
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
Director
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
Editor
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
Screenplay
Eight (1998)
Thanks
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Director
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Editor
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Producer
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Writer
Fargo (1996)
Director
Fargo (1996)
Editor
Fargo (1996)
Screenplay
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
Director
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
Screenplay
Barton Fink (1991)
Director
Barton Fink (1991)
Editor
Barton Fink (1991)
Screenplay
Miller's Crossing (1990)
Director
Miller's Crossing (1990)
Producer
Miller's Crossing (1990)
Screenplay
Raising Arizona (1987)
Director
Raising Arizona (1987)
Screenplay
Crimewave (1985)
Writer
Blood Simple (1984)
Director
Blood Simple (1984)
Author
Blood Simple (1984)
Screenplay
The Zebra Striped Hearse ()
Adaptation