Joel Coen


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Joel Coen was born on November 29, 1954 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Joel Daniel Coen. He is a producer and writer, known for The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018), Fargo (1996) and Barton Fink (1991). He has been married to Frances McDormand since April 1, 1984. They have one child. See full bio »

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Won 4 Oscars. Another 136 wins & 308 nominations. See more awards »

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Fargo Producer
(1996)
Barton Fink Producer
(1991)
A Serious Man Producer
(2009)

Filmography

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 2021 The Tragedy of Macbeth (producer)
 2014-2020 Fargo (TV Series) (executive producer - 41 episodes)
- Storia Americana (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Happy (2020) ... (executive producer)
- East/West (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Nadir (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Lay Away (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2018 The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (producer)
 2016 Hail, Caesar! (producer - produced by)
 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 - uncredited)
 2001 The Man Who Wasn't There (producer - uncredited)
 2000 Down from the Mountain (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? (producer - uncredited)
 1998 The Big Lebowski (producer - uncredited)
 1996 Fargo (producer - uncredited)
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy (producer - uncredited)
 1991 Barton Fink (producer - uncredited)
 1990 Miller's Crossing (producer - uncredited)
 1987 Raising Arizona (producer - uncredited)
 1984 Blood Simple (producer - uncredited)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Directed a commercial for Parisiennes cigarettes. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 7 Print Biographies | 13 Interviews | 15 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Reginald Jaynes | Roderick Jaynes | Joel

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Frances McDormand  (1 child)

Children:

McDormand Coen, Pedro | See more »

Parents:

Neumann Coen, Rena | Coen, Edward

Relatives:

Ethan Coen (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[Ethan Coen] once described the way we worked together as: one of us types into the computer while the other holds the spine of the book open flat. That's why there needs to be two of us - otherwise he's gotta type one-handed. That's how you "collaborate" with someone else. See more »

Trivia:

He and his wife adopted a baby boy from Paraguay in 1994 and named him Pedro McDormand Coen. See more »

Trademark:

Often casts Josh Brolin See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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