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Ethan Coen

Ethan Coen was born on September 21, 1957 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Ethan Jesse Coen. He is a producer and writer, known for No Country for Old Men (2007), True Grit (2010) and The Big Lebowski (1998). He has been married to Tricia Cooke since October 2, 1990. They have two children. See full bio »
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Won 4 Oscars. Another 106 wins & 255 nominations. See more awards »

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No Country for Old Men
True Grit
True Grit Producer
The Big Lebowski
The Big Lebowski Producer
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 2014-2017 Fargo (TV Series) (executive producer - 30 episodes)
- Episode #3.10 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.9 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.5 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.8 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.7 (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Hail, Caesar! (producer)
 2013 Inside Llewyn Davis (producer)
 2010 True Grit (producer)
 2009 A Serious Man (producer)
 2008 Burn After Reading (producer)
 2007 No Country for Old Men (producer)
 2005 Romance & Cigarettes (executive producer)
 2004 The Ladykillers (producer)
 2003 Bad Santa (executive producer)
 2003 Intolerable Cruelty (producer)
 2003 Where the Girls Are (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2001 The Man Who Wasn't There (producer)
 2000 Down from the Mountain (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? (producer)
 1998 The Big Lebowski (producer)
 1996 Fargo (producer)
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy (producer)
 1991 Barton Fink (producer)
 1990 Miller's Crossing (producer)
 1987 Raising Arizona (producer)
 1984 Blood Simple. (producer)
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Book (collection of poems): "The Drunken Driver Has The Right of Way: Poems" (Crown Publishers, Random House 2001). See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 5 Print Biographies | 13 Interviews | 15 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Roderick Jaynes


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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The movie people let us play in the corner of the sandbox and leave us alone. We're happy here. See more »


Along with his brother Joel, has directed six actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Michael Lerner, Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Javier Bardem, Jeff Bridges, and Hailee Steinfeld. McDormand and Bardem each won Oscars for performances in their separate movies. See more »


Films usually contain at least one fast-talking character See more »

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