Born September 21, 1957 in Saint - Louis - Park (Minnesota, USA). He graduated from Princeton University, where he studied philosophy. In movies Ethan
Cohen, along with his brother Joel, began work shortly after graduating from college - at first they wrote scripts, Joel participated as editor in the creation of several low-budget movies. Although all of the paintings created by the brothers Ethan
listed in the credits as a producer, and Joel - as a director, films are the fruit of their mutual creativity. Cohen came to fame with the film `Blood Simple` (1984), and was followed by the success tape `Raising Arizona '(1987), the main role in which Nicolas Cage and performed by Holly Hunter. Another of their film, `` Barton Fink (1991), received the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, no less, if not greater success waiting for their next picture, `Fargo`. And from the Coen
brothers 'latest work is worth noting the film `The Big Lebowski' (1998).
. The Joel and Ethan Coen Homepage (English) site devoted entirely to the activities of the brothers - director