Ethan Coen’s film career
Learn about one of the greatest producers to ever work in Hollywood.
Born on September 21, 1957, Ethan Coen has been a producer since 1984. His first production credit was for Blood Simple. He has collaborated with his brother, Joel, on a wide variety of projects that have resulted in some of the greatest contemporary classics in recent film history. Together with his brother (and occasionally other people in show business), Ethan Coen has received numerous nominations at both the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes. Ethan has won a total of four Academy Awards, which include writing the screenplay for Fargo and for writing, producing, and directing No Country for Old Men, based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy.
His most recent awards contender was the 2015 film Bridge of Spies, which stars Tom Hanks and was a Best Picture nominee. Recently, Ethan Coen served as a producer for the TV series Fargo, and he just began pre-production on a new mini-series called The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Ethan and Joel Cohen have definitely made a lasting impression on Hollywood and the entertainment industry.