Joel Cohen
Born
Joel Edmund Cohen

(1963-08-23) August 23, 1963 (age 58)
Alma materState University of New York
OccupationScreenwriter
Years active1983–present

Joel Edmund Cohen (born August 23, 1963) is an American film writer who has worked on such projects as the movies Cheaper by the Dozen, Toy Story,[1] Money Talks[2] and Garfield: The Movie.[3] He frequently works with his writing partner Alec Sokolow.[4]

Along with Joss Whedon, Andrew Stanton, John Lasseter, Pete Docter, Joe Ranft, and Sokolow, Cohen was nominated in March 1996 for the Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay) for his work on Toy Story.[5] Beyond writing, Cohen and Sokolow jointly directed Monster Mash: The Movie and executively produced Gnomes and Trolls: The Secret Chamber (2008).

Selected writing credits

Films

Video Games

References

  1. ^ Maslin, Janet (November 22, 1995). "Toy Story (1995) FILM REVIEW;There's a New Toy in the House. Uh-Oh". The New York Times.
  2. ^ "INTERVIEW: Alec Sokolow & Joel Cohen Creators of Toy Story & Writers of Garfield Part 1". scriptmag.com. 27 August 2015. Retrieved 12 July 2021.
  3. ^ Scott, A. O. (11 June 2004). "A Cat From the Comics, Full of Lasagna". New York Times. Retrieved 7 May 2005.
  4. ^ "INTERVIEW: Alec Sokolow & Joel Cohen Creators of Toy Story & Writers of Garfield Part 2". scriptmag.com. 3 September 2015. Retrieved 12 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Academy Awards database". Archived from the original on 7 July 2012. Retrieved 9 December 2011.