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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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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 40 wins & 83 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

Director music video "Tired of Being Sorry (Spanishfaster)" by Ringside See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 11 Interviews | 24 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:

Making movies is a constant manipulation. You manipulate the environment. You make it rain when you want it to. You manipulate actors. And as an actor, you try and manipulate your feelings to match what you think you'd be going through in a situation where your character is going through something. See more »

Trivia:

Checked himself into rehab to be treated for alcoholism in early April 2005. See more »

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Scar on upper lip See more »

Nickname:

Kitten See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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