Fargo 1996

Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.

Runtime: 2 hours




  • William H. Macy Jerry Lundegaard
  • Steve Buscemi Carl Showalter
  • Peter Stormare Gaear Grimsrud
  • Kristin Rudrüd Jean Lundegaard
  • Harve Presnell Wade Gustafson
  • Tony Denman Scotty Lundegaard
  • Gary Houston Irate Customer
  • Sally Wingert Irate Customer's Wife
  • Kurt Schweickhardt Car Salesman
  • Larissa Kokernot Hooker #1
  • Melissa Peterman Hooker #2
  • Steve Reevis Shep Proudfoot (as Steven Reevis)
  • Warren Keith Reilly Diefenbach (voice)
  • Steve Edelman Morning Show Host
  • Sharon Anderson Morning Show Hostess
  • Larry Brandenburg Stan Grossman
  • James Gaulke State Trooper
  • J. Todd Anderson Victim in the Field
  • Michelle Suzanne LeDoux Victim in Car
  • Frances McDormand Marge Gunderson
  • John Carroll Lynch Norm Gunderson
  • Bruce Bohne Lou
  • Petra Boden Cashier
  • Steve Park Mike Yanagita
  • Wayne A. Evenson Customer (as Wayne Evenson)
  • Cliff Rakerd Officer Olson
  • Jessica Shepherd Hotel Clerk
  • Peter Schmitz Airport Lot Attendant
  • Steven I. Schafer Mechanic (as Steve Schaefer)
  • Michelle Hutchison Escort (as Michelle Hutchinson)
  • David S. Lomax Man in Hallway (as David Lomax)
  • José Feliciano Himself
  • Bix Skahill Night Parking Attendant (as Don William Skahill)
  • Bain Boehlke Mr. Mohra
  • Rose Stockton Valerie (voice)
  • Robert Ozasky Bismarck Cop #1
  • John Bandemer Bismarck Cop #2
  • Don Wescott Bark Beetle Narrator (voice)
  • Bruce Campbell Soap Opera Actor on TV (archive footage) (uncredited)
  • Clifford Nelson Heavyset Man In Bar (uncredited)
  • Lori J. Ness Women in the Bar (uncredited)


  • Joel Coen
  • Ethan Coen


  • Joel Coen
  • Eric Fellner
  • Ethan Coen
  • John Cameron
  • Tim Bevan