Currently alive, at 61 years of age.
1955 – Born on the 29th of November in St. Louis Park, Minn., U.S.
– After graduating from NYU, Joel worked as a production assistant on a variety of industrial films and music videos.
1981 – He developed a talent for film editing and met Sam Raimi, who was looking for an assistant editor on his first feature film, The Evil Dead.
1984 – His own first film, Blood Simple.
1987 – Was followed by such notable works as Raising Arizona.
1990 – Miller’s Crossing.
1991 – Barton Fink.
1996 – Fargo, Academy Award for direction and screenwriting.
1998 – The Big Lebowski.
2000 – O Brother, Where Art Thou?.