Joel Coen

Joel Coen

Joel Coen

November 29, 1954
St Louis Park, Minnesota, USA
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
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
76%
339 votes

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

 
True Grit (2010)
80%
1,842 votes

True Grit (2010)

 
Hail Caesar (2010)
NR
0 votes

Hail Caesar (2010)

 
A Serious Man (2009)
70%
350 votes

A Serious Man (2009)

 
Burn After Reading (2008)
68%
1,080 votes

Burn After Reading (2008)

 
No Country for Old Men (2007)
81%
2,160 votes

No Country for Old Men (2007)

 
Paris, Je T'Aime (2006)
76%
147 votes

Paris, Je T'Aime (2006)

 
The Ladykillers (2004)
63%
207 votes

The Ladykillers (2004)

 
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
66%
237 votes

Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

 
The Big Lebowski (1998)
85%
3,253 votes

The Big Lebowski (1998)

 
Fargo (1996)
83%
1,485 votes

Fargo (1996)

 
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
77%
178 votes

The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

 
Barton Fink (1991)
79%
192 votes

Barton Fink (1991)

 
Miller's Crossing (1990)
83%
237 votes

Miller's Crossing (1990)

 
Raising Arizona (1987)
77%
252 votes

Raising Arizona (1987)

 
Blood Simple (1984)
83%
132 votes

Blood Simple (1984)

 
Unbroken (2014)
NR
0 votes

Unbroken (2014)

Screenplay
Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
76%
339 votes

Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Writer
Gambit (2012)
65%
190 votes

Gambit (2012)

Writer
Suburbicon (2012)
NR
0 votes

Suburbicon (2012)

Screenplay
True Grit (2010)
80%
1,842 votes

True Grit (2010)

Screenplay
A Woman, A Gun and A Noodle Shop (2009)
53%
9 votes

A Woman, A Gun and A Noodle Shop (2009)

Original Story
A Serious Man (2009)
70%
350 votes

A Serious Man (2009)

Writer
Burn After Reading (2008)
68%
1,080 votes

Burn After Reading (2008)

Screenplay
No Country for Old Men (2007)
81%
2,160 votes

No Country for Old Men (2007)

Screenplay
The Ladykillers (2004)
63%
207 votes

The Ladykillers (2004)

Screenplay
Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
66%
237 votes

Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

Screenplay
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
78%
171 votes

The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

Screenplay
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
82%
1,286 votes

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

Screenplay
The Big Lebowski (1998)
85%
3,253 votes

The Big Lebowski (1998)

Writer
Fargo (1996)
83%
1,485 votes

Fargo (1996)

Screenplay
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
77%
178 votes

The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

Screenplay
Barton Fink (1991)
79%
192 votes

Barton Fink (1991)

Screenplay
Miller's Crossing (1990)
83%
237 votes

Miller's Crossing (1990)

Screenplay
Raising Arizona (1987)
77%
252 votes

Raising Arizona (1987)

Screenplay
Crimewave (1986)
67%
7 votes

Crimewave (1986)

Writer
Blood Simple (1984)
83%
132 votes

Blood Simple (1984)

Screenplay
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