Joel Edmund Cohen
August 23, 1963
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||State University of New York|
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, Money Talks and Garfield: The Movie. He frequently works with his writing partner Alec Sokolow.
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. Beyond writing, Cohen and Sokolow jointly directed Monster Mash: The Movie and executively produced Gnomes and Trolls: The Secret Chamber (2008).