Joel Coen

29 Nov 1954

Writer, Director, Producer

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

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Filmography (26 titles)

(movie, 2017)
···Suburbicon
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Action, Mystery
Role: Writer
(movie, 2016)
···Hail, Caesar!
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2015)
···Bridge of Spies
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Role: Writer
(movie, 2014)
···Unbroken
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Writer
(movie, 2013)
···Inside Llewyn Davis
Genre: Drama, Music
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2012)
···Gambit
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Writer
(movie, 2010)
···True Grit
Genre: Drama, Adventure, Western
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2009)
···A Serious Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2008)
···Burn After Reading
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2007)
7.8No Country for Old Men
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2004)
···The Ladykillers
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2003)
···Bad Santa
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Role: Producer
(movie, 2003)
···Intolerable Cruelty
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 2001)
···The Man Who Wasn't There
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2000)
···O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 2000)
···O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1998)
···The Big Lebowski
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 1996)
···Fargo
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1994)
···The Hudsucker Proxy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 1991)
···Barton Fink
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Role: Director, Producer, Writer
(movie, 1990)
···Miller's Crossing
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1987)
···Raising Arizona
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Director, Writer
(movie, 1985)
···Crimewave
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Writer
(movie, 1984)
7.0Blood Simple
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Director, Writer