Name: Joel Daniel Coen
Birth Name: 
Joel Coen
Birth Date: 
November 29, 1954
Birth Place: 
St. Louis Park, Minnesota
Occupation: 
Film director, screenwriter, editor, cinematographer and producer,
Relationship Status: 
Married to Frances McDormand
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Pitt and Clooney Premiere "Burn After Reading"

Posted Wednesday August 27, 2008 6:59 PM GMT

After a rousing arrival via luxury boat earlier today for their photo call, Brad Pitt and George Clooney traded in their suits for tuxedos on their way to the 2008 Venice Film Festival premiere of “Burn After Reading.”

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George Clooney and Brad Pitt Take Over Venice

Posted Wednesday August 27, 2008 1:32 PM GMT

It’s one of the most anticipated films of the 2008 Venice Film Festival, and earlier today Brad Pitt and George Clooney joined the cast of “Burn After Reading” for a photo op.

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Photo Credit: WireImage.com

2008 Oscar Winners Rejoice

Posted Monday February 25, 2008 6:15 PM GMT

The Kodak Theatre press room was full of smiling faces last night, as the 2008 Academy Award winners basked in the glory of their accomplishments.

Taking best picture honors was the Coen Brothers’ hit film, No Country For Old Men - which was thought to be a front-runner from the event’s onset.

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“No Country for Old Men” Wins Movie of the Year

Posted Monday February 25, 2008 3:09 PM GMT

When the flashbulbs fade away, and the pomp and circumstance die down, the only thing that really matters is: Who won an Oscar? In the category of “Best Picture” it was none other than “No Country for Old Men.”

The neo-western flick was honored with the top award at the 2008 Academy Awards on Sunday Night at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

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2008 Oscar Award Winners

Posted Monday February 25, 2008 7:39 AM GMT

The 80th Annual Academy Awards have come and gone, and the night’s big winners were all smiles as they were handed their coveted statuettes one-by-one.

Taking best picture honors was the Coen Brothers' hit film, No Country For Old Men - which was thought to be a front-runner from the event's onset.

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2008 BAFTA Award Winners

Posted Monday February 11, 2008 2:26 AM GMT

The 2008 BAFTA Awards have come and gone - and a little known French actress was the big surprise winner of a dazzling ceremony on Sunday night (February 10).

Marion Cotillard beat out British hopefuls Julie Christie and Keira Knightley to take the best actress award for her performance as singer Edith Piaf in the film La Vie En Rose.

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2008 Academy Award Nominations Announced

Posted Tuesday January 22, 2008 3:04 PM GMT

While the writers' strike has put Hollywood's biggest night in jeopardy, nominations for the 80th annual Academy Awards were announced as scheduled earlier this morning.

Officially, the Academy claims to be moving ahead with the red carpet and awards ceremony as usual, with spokeswoman Leslie Unger telling press: "We are planning to have our show at the Kodak Theatre with an audience of 3,300 people and a television audience significantly larger than that."

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Critics' Choice Awards Brings Out the Stars

Posted Tuesday January 8, 2008 1:42 PM GMT

It’s that all-important night when the infamous Hollywood critics get their chance to make their voices heard. And the Critics’ Choice Awards (held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium last night) was marked with great-looking celebrities and even greater recognition of some amazing work.

Everyone’s favorite Scientolo-wife Katie Holmes was rocking her bangy-hairdo atop an interesting off-shoulder, burlap sack-looking dress. Meanwhile, Amanda Bynes elected to wear a purple thigh-length belted dress with some super high-heels.

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