Gained a development deal with Island Records in 1986. Formed the 5-piece progressive folk-rock band Alekas Attic in 1987 with sister Rain Phoenix
'. The band released two tracks; "Across The Way" on the 1990 PETA benefit album "Tame Yourself" and "Note To A Friend" (featuring Flea
' from Red Hot Chili Peppers
' on bass) on the ...
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
When I was younger, I was worried about how others viewed me and if I was good enough. I realize now that you can't mold an image or try to be something that you are not. As far as being an actor is concerned, your work really speaks for itself.
The famous Brazilian singer and songwriter Milton Nascimento
wrote a song called "River Phoenix (Carta a Um Jovem Ator)" ("Letter to a Young Actor" in English) in 1988. Milton was quite impressed with River's performances in The Mosquito Coast
(1986) and Stand by Me
(1986), and he decided to write a song in reverence of his talent. When he got to know about the song, he came to Brazil and spent ...
Portraying innate emotional vulnerability