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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 33 wins & 75 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

TV commercial for PETA (Banned in the USA after it aired) (2005) See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 11 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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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:

He and his brother have both appeared in film series that involved Harrison Ford. River Phoenix played the young Indiana Jones in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), and Ford's son in The Mosquito Coast (1986). Joaquin is among those being considered to play John Clarke in the Jack Ryan spin-off Without Remorse, a character that Willem Dafoe played opposite Ford in Clear and Present Danger... See more »

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Joaq See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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