Joel Coen is an American filmmaker, who in collaboration with his brother Ethan, has directed famous films such as Blood Simple, Barton Fink, Fargo, No Country for Old Men and Hail, Caesar! The brothers are collectively known as the Coen brothers. They are also known by the nickname The Two-Headed Director.
He is the son of Rena and Edward Coen. He is the older brother of filmmaking partner Ethan Jesse Coen. He has a younger sister named Deborah. He married Academy Award-winning actress Frances McDormand in 1984. The couple adopted a son named Pedro from Paraguay in 1994.
He (along with his brother Ethan) has won several film awards, including multiple Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards and BAFTA Awards.
I couldn't have been happier with the relationship we had with Disney, it couldn't have been easier.Joel Coen
I've never really understood that. It's a funny thing people sometimes accuse us of condescending to our characters somehow-that to me is kind of inexplicable.Joel Coen
It's a funny thing because you look at the careers of other filmmakers, and you see them sort of slow down, and you realize, maybe this becomes harder to do as you get older. That's sort of a cautionary thing. I hope it doesn't happen to me.Joel Coen
Our mother was a very religious and observant Jew, our father less so. She was kind of driving the religious education, so for us it was more a burden and an obligation when we were kids at that age.Joel Coen
The architecture of a story can be a little bit different if it's a true story.Joel Coen
We have an uncanny ability to make birds do what we want them to do. In Blood Simple there's a shot from the bumper of a car and it's going up this road and a huge flock of birds takes off at the perfect moment.Joel Coen
is a famous American filmmaker,
who was born on
November 29, 1954. As a person born on this date, Joel Coen is listed in our database as the 3rd
most popular celebrity for the day (November 29) and the 12th most popular for the year (1954).
People born on November 29
fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer.
Joel Coen is the 97th most popular Sagittarius.
In general, Joel Coen ranks as the 1142nd
most popular famous person of all time.
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