Ethan Coen Biography
|Date of Birth:||1957 , September-21|
|Age:||64 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 8 Inch|
Four-time Academy Award winner Ethan Coen is an Amerian producer, writer, and director. He won three Academy Awards, including Best Motion Picture of the year, Best Achievement in Directing and Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay for his movie No Country for Old Men. He teams up with his brother Joel Coen in every film and is known as the Coen Brothers.
Born In Minnesota
Ethan Jesse Coen was born on 21st September in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, United States. He belongs to white ethnicity and holds American citizenship.
He is the elder son of Edward Coen (father), who worked as an economist at the University of Minnesota, and Rena Neumann (mother), a historian at St. Cloud State University. He grew along with his sibling-brother Joel Coen in St. Louis Park. He also has a sister Deborah who is a psychiatrist.
His brother bought a Vivitar Super 8 camera by collecting money from cutting the lawn. He and his brother remade movies that they have seen on television along with his neighbor Mark Zimring.
Ethan went to St. Louis Park High School and completed his study in 1976. He completed his Bachelor's Degree at Brad College at Simon's Rock in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. After graduation, he moved to New Jersey and joined Princeton University and earned his undergraduate degree.
Net Worth In Millions
The 5 feet 8 inches tall director has worked as a director, producer, writer, and editor in Hollywood films. He has collected $60 million net worth from his career. As for his brother, Joel Coen has a net worth of around $60 million. They together share $120 worth.
He has produced, written, and directed many movies that did well at the box office. Here are some of his films with its box office collection:
|Blood Simple||1984||Producer, Editor, and Writer||John Getz, Dan Hedaya, and M.Emmet Walsh||$1.5 million||$3.8 million|
|Fargo||1996||Producer and Writer||William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, and Harve Presnell||$7 million||$60.6 million|
|The Big Lebowski||1998||Producer, Editor, and Writer||Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, and Julianne Moore||$15 million||$46.7 million|
|O Brother, Where Art Thou?||2000||Producer, Editor, and Writer||George Clooney, John Turturro, and Tim Blake Nelson||$26 million||$72 million|
|Intolerable Cruelty||2003||Producer, Editor, and Screenplay||George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Billy Bob Thornton||$60 million||$60 million|
|The Ladykillers||2004||Director, Producer, Editor, and Screenplay||Tom Hanks, Irma P. Hall, and Marlon Wayans||$35 million||$76.7 million|
|No Country for Old Men||2007||Director, Producer, Screenplay, and Editor||Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, and Josh Brolin||$25 million||$171.6 million|
|Burn After Reading||2008||Director, Producer, Writer, and Editor||George Clooney, John Malkovich, Tilda Swinton, and Brad Pitt||$37 million||$163.7 million|
|A Serious Man||2009||Director, Producer, Writer, and Editor||Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, and Fred Melamed||$7 million||$31.4 million|
|True Grit||2010||Director, Producer, Editor, and Screenplay||Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, and Barry Pepper||$38 million||$252.3 million|
|Inside Llewyn Davis||2013||Director, Producer, Writer, and Editor||Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, and John Goodman||$11 million||$32.9 million|
|Unbroken||2014||Screenplay||Jack O'Connell, Domhnall Gleeson, and Miyavi||$65 million||$163.4 million|
|Bridge of Spies||2015||Writer||Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, and Amy Ryan||$40 million||$165.5 million|
|Hail, Caesar!||2016||Director, Producer, Writer and Editor||Scarlett Johansson, Jonah Hill, and Channing Tatum||$22 million||$63.6 million|
Ethan owned a house with 1,800 square foot house in 30 East 10th Street, Greenwich Village, which was kept on sale in 2013 for $2.34 million. Cohen and his wife bought the house for $1.45 million in 2004.
The Coen brother also owns a production company Mike Zoss Production, in New York for which the duo has paid some thousands of dollars to own it.
Won Three Academy Award in 2008
Ethan Coen worked as a producer, writer, and editor in his brother directorial debut movie Blood Simple in 1984. He has worked as a producer and as a co-writer in mostly movie directed by his brother. Cohen brothers shared their first Academy Award for Best Writing Screenplay for 1996 film Fargo.
Ethan directorial debut came in 2004 movie The Lady Killers co-directing along with his elder brother. Then the duo started to direct movies together along with producing, writing, and editing the film.
Their another benchmark movie No Country for Old Men was released in 2007 for which they won three Oscar Awards out of four, including Best Motion Picture, Best Directing, and Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, and Golden Globe for Best Screenplay.
In 2014, Ethan produced television series Fargo based on their feature film Fargo for which he was nominated two times in Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Limited Series. The duo directed The Ballard of Buster Scruggs in 2018.
Is A Happily Married Man
Ethan Coen is a married man and has two kids from his marriage. He married editor and producer Tricia Cooke on 2nd October 1990. The couple has worked together in various movies, including The Big Lebowski and O Brother, Where Art Thou?.
The couple is blessed with two children; Buster Jacob Coen and Dusty Coen. His elder son also worked on his movies, No Country for Old Men, A Serious Man, and True Grit.
Before marrying Tricia, Coen was married to Hillary in 1985. The couple lived together for some years and got divorced.