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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 »
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Other Works:

Print ad for Prada (1997) 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)
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Personal Quote:

That kind of fame; I couldn't have it in my life. I love that we can sit on the lawn in Central Park and I'm just one of the millions. I don't want to lose that. I'm trying to figure out the perfect strategy. And it's tough. I just want to be right in the middle. See more »

Trivia:

August 11, 2005 - directed the video for "Tired of Being Sorry" by the band Ringside See more »

Trademark:

Darkened circles under his eyes See more »

Nickname:

Joaq See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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