Won 4 Oscars.
Another 152 wins & 207 nominations.
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(TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
(producer - uncredited)
Directed a commercial for Gap clothing "Two White Shirts"
1 Biographical Movie |
4 Print Biographies |
13 Interviews |
14 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Roderick Jaynes | Joel
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
Someone asked us once how we adapt novels, and Ethan [Coen] said, "Joel holds the book open by the spine, while I retype it into the computer...Don't change it [the book] if it's not broken!
Has won the Cannes prize for Best Director three times, more than any other filmmaker. He won in 1991 for Barton Fink, 1996 for Fargo and 2001 for The Man Who Wasn't There.
His movies often have a victim of a crime who is completely unsympathetic (Fargo, Lebowski, Raising Arizona)