STARmeter
Top 500
Up 59 this week

Joaquin Phoenix


Joaquin Phoenix was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Arlyn (Dunetz) and John Bottom, and is the middle child in a brood of five. His parents, from the continental United States, were then serving as Children of God missionaries. His mother is from a Jewish family in New York, while his father, from California, is of mostly British Isles descent. ... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent, publicist and legal
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Joaquin Phoenix? Add or change photos

Editors' Spotlight

Watch Now on Amazon Instant Video

Watch these latest full-length features on Amazon now!


Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 people
created 29 May 2011
 
a list of 33 people
created 03 Oct 2011
 
a list of 39 people
created 11 Jul 2012
 
a list of 46 people
created 03 Jul 2013
 
a list of 25 people
created 8 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Joaquin Phoenix.

User Polls

Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 32 wins & 73 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (44 credits)
 2013 Her
Theodore
 2013 Back Beyond (Video short)
Freddie Quell
 2003 Brother Bear
Kenai (voice)
 1991 Walking the Dog (Short)
 1989 Parenthood
Garry Buckman (as Leaf Phoenix)
 1989 Superboy (TV Series)
Billy Hercules
- Little Hercules (1989) ... Billy Hercules (as Leaf Phoenix)
 1989 The New Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Kyle Cleaver
- Still the New Leave It to Beaver (1989) ... Kyle Cleaver (as Leaf Phoenix)
 1988 Secret Witness (TV Movie)
Drew Blackburn (as Leaf Phoenix)
 1987 Russkies
Danny (as Leaf Phoenix)
 1986 SpaceCamp
Max (as Leaf Phoenix)
 1986 Morningstar/Eveningstar (TV Series)
Doug Roberts
- Episode #1.7 (1986) ... Doug Roberts (as Leaf Phoenix)
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Doug Roberts (as Leaf Phoenix)
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Doug Roberts (as Leaf Phoenix)
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Doug Roberts (as Leaf Phoenix)
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Doug Roberts (as Leaf Phoenix)
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Pagey Fisher
- A Very Happy Ending (1986) ... Pagey Fisher (as Leaf Phoenix)
 1985 Anything for Love (TV Movie)
Timmy Bailey (as Leaf Phoenix)
 1985 Kids Don't Tell (TV Movie)
Frankie (as Leaf Phoenix)
 1984 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Billy Donovan
- We're Off to Kill the Wizard (1984) ... Billy Donovan (as Leaf Phoenix)
 1984 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Daniel
- The Rise and Fall of Paul the Wall (1984) ... Daniel (as Leaf Phoenix)
 1984 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Kid
- Terror U. (1984) ... Kid (as Leaf Phoenix)
 1984 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Robby Ellsworth
- Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia (1984) ... Robby Ellsworth (as Leaf Phoenix)
 1983 Mr. Smith (TV Series)
- Mr. Smith Goes Public (1983) ... (as Leaf Phoenix)
 1983 Six Pack (TV Movie)
Tad Akins (as Leaf Phoenix)
 1982 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (TV Series)
Travis
- Christmas Song (1982) ... Travis (as Leaf Phoenix)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (52 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (9 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for PETA (1998) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 10 Interviews | 23 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Leaf Phoenix

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I don't know why I always get to play these guys who have few redeeming features. But don't knock it. Villains are much more fun. See more »

Trivia:

Phoenix was in car accident January 2006 on a winding canyon road that flipped his car over. Shaken and confused, Phoenix heard a tapping on his window and a voice say, "Just relax". Unable to see the man, Phoenix replied, "I'm fine. I am relaxed". Then managed to see that the man was famed, eccentric German auteur Werner Herzog, and Herzog replied, 'No, you're not'. After helping Phoenix out of ... See more »

Trademark:

Often plays emotionally and mentally troubled characters See more »

Nickname:

Joaq See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Does anyone think I sort of look like him? climate_controlled
Brighton Beach blueeyedrascal05
One of my favorites till he went on Terri Gross griffsglass
Best working actor dmbcsny
Matthew McConaughey Joins 'Sea of Trees' runningbrave514
Saw the thumbnail for 'Rudderless' floriangray
Discuss Joaquin Phoenix on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page