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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 29 wins & 105 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

Director music video "If You Talk Too Much (My Head Will Explode)" by People in Planes See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 11 Interviews | 24 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Leaf Phoenix

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

(On falling into acting): "I suck at painting and writing; I tried both. For me, it's acting because I grew up with it. When we moved to California, we all did commercials and TV shows. Riv was the first to get a TV show and me and my sister Liberty guest-starred on another show. It was kind of accidental." See more »

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Joaquin's father was born in California. On his father's side, Joaquin has English, and distant German and French, ancestry. Joaquin's mother was born to an Ashkenazi Jewish family in New York (they were immigrants from Russia and Hungary). See more »

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Often plays emotionally and mentally troubled characters See more »

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Star Sign:

Scorpio

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