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Ethan Coen


Ethan Coen was born on September 21, 1957 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Ethan Jesse Coen. He is a producer and writer, known for No Country for Old Men (2007), True Grit (2010) and Fargo (1996). He has been married to Tricia Cooke since October 2, 1990. They have two children. See full bio »
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Won 4 Oscars. Another 99 wins & 236 nominations. See more awards »

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  Harve Karbo (TV Movie) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Suburbicon (producer) (pre-production)
 2014-2017 Fargo (TV Series) (executive producer - 21 episodes)
- Episode #3.1 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Palindrome (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Castle (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Loplop (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Did You Do This? No, You Did It! (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Hail, Caesar! (producer)
 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)
 2003 Where the Girls Are (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2001 The Man Who Wasn't There (producer)
 2000 Down from the Mountain (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? (producer)
 1998 The Big Lebowski (producer)
 1996 Fargo (producer)
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy (producer)
 1991 Barton Fink (producer)
 1990 Miller's Crossing (producer)
 1987 Raising Arizona (producer)
 1984 Blood Simple. (producer)
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Other Works:

Fiction: "Gates Of Eden", "Playboy" (USA), January 1993, p.136-137+152+194-197. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Print Biographies | 13 Interviews | 15 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Roderick Jaynes

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

The movie people let us play in the corner of the sandbox and leave us alone. We're happy here. See more »

Trivia:

He (along with his brother Joel Coen) is part of the prestigious group of individuals to have won Oscars for writing, directing and producing in the same year, for the film No Country for Old Men (2007). The others are Peter Jackson for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), 'James L Brooks' for Terms of Endearment (1983), Francis Ford Coppola for The Godfather: Part II (1974), ... See more »

Trademark:

The Coens frequently focus on round spinning objects: hat in Miller's Crossing (1990), bowling balls and tumble-weed in The Big Lebowski (1998), hair pomade tins in O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), UFO and a car wheel in The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) ...or the fans in Blood Simple. (1984). See more »

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