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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 | 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:

I'm going to sound a little weird here, but I like to spend a lot of time on my own in the woods. I don't exactly sneak off in the middle of the night, but I like to be in a place where no one can reach me by phone or e-mail. See more »

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Contrary to popular belief, the scar on his lip is not the result of a repaired cleft lip or palate. It is simply a birth mark. Phoenix has stated in interviews that, while pregnant with him, his mother felt a sharp pain one day, and he was born with a mark on his lip. See more »

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Often plays emotionally and mentally troubled characters See more »

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Kitten See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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