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Joel and Ethan Coen love to repeatedly use the same actors in their films. Six different actors have appeared in four or more Coen brothers films and one leading lady, who has appeared in six Coen films, is actually married to Joel Coen. The Coens are known for their distinct style and tone. This list of actors who have been in the most Coen brothers movies has been ranked by number of appearances, and then loosely ranked by fame. 

Who are the actors that have been in the most Coen Brothers movies? Steve Buscemi, John Goodman and Francis McDormand top the list with six films a piece. Buscemi received rave reviews for his murderous performance in Fargo and Goodman is especially memorable as a Vietnam vet and bowling enthusiast in The Big Lebowski. McDormand has been with the Coens since their first film, Blood Simple. She is married to Joel Coen - they were introduced by another Coen collaborator, Holly Hunter.

Several super famous celebrities have also appeared in multiple Coen films. George Clooney was in O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Intolerable Cruelty, and Burn After Reading. Jeff Bridges had the honor of playing one of the Coens' most beloved characters, The Dude, in The Big Lebowski. He also appeared in True Grit.

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Steve Buscemi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 23 Actors in the Most Coen Brothers Movies
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1. Miller's Crossing (1990)
2. Barton Fink (1991)
3. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
4. Fargo (1996)
5. The Big Lebowski (1998)
6. Paris, je t'aime (2006) (segment “Tuileries”)

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John Goodman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 23 Actors in the Most Coen Brothers Movies
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1. Raising Arizona (1987)
2. Barton Fink (1991)
3. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
4. The Big Lebowski (1998)
5. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
6. Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

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Frances McDormand is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 23 Actors in the Most Coen Brothers Movies
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1. Blood Simple (1984)
2. Raising Arizona (1987)
3. Miller's Crossing (1990)
4. Fargo (1996)
5. The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
6. Burn After Reading (2008)

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Jon Polito is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 23 Actors in the Most Coen Brothers Movies
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1. Miller's Crossing (1990)
2. Barton Fink (1991)
3. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
4. The Big Lebowski (1998)
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