TV commercial (PSA): Directed (with brother Ethan Coen
) commercial for Reality Coalition ("There Is No Clean Coal")
1 Biographical Movie |
6 Print Biographies |
13 Interviews |
15 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Roderick Jaynes | Joel
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
[upon winning the Oscar for Best Director for No Country for Old Men
(2007)] In the late '60s, when [brother Ethan Coen
] was 11 or 12, he got a suit and a briefcase and we went to the Minneapolis International Airport with a Super 8 camera and made a movie about shuttle diplomacy called "Henry Kissinger, Man on the Go". And, honestly, what we do now doesn't feel much different from what we were ...
Born to Edward Coen, an economist at the University of Minnesota, and his wife Rena, an art historian at St. Cloud State University.
Films often include characters or places with the stereotypes of the regions they take place in (the Mid-Western accents and snow-covered landscapes for Fargo
(1996), the Southwestern accents and barren deserts of Arizona for Raising Arizona
(1987), the Southern accents and dust-bowl landscape for_O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)_, Los Angeles accents and life-style in The Big Lebowski