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?.
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