Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix

October 28, 1974
San Juan, Puerto Rico
American film actor Joaquin Rafael Phoenix, born Joaquin Rafael Bottom has ventured behind the camera, directing music videos as well as producing movies and television shows. Phoenix recorded an album, the soundtrack to “Walk the Line”. He is also known for his work as a social activist, particularly as an advocate for animal rights. Phoenix's first acting jobs were guest appearances on two television shows with his brother River in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982) and Backwards: The Riddle Of Dyslexia (1984). He made his big-screen debut in Space Camp (1986), playing the role of Max, after starring in an Alfred Hitchcock Presents episode "A very happy ending" the same year. His first starring role was in Russkies (1987). He later co-starred in Ron Howard's Parenthood (1989), in which he was credited as Leaf Phoenix.

Phoenix served as one of the executive producers of a television show called 4Real, a half-hour series which showcase celebrity guests on global adventures "in order to connect with young leaders who are creating social and economic change." He is also listed as a producer on the movie We Own the Night. He has directed music videos for the following bands: Ringside, She Wants Revenge, People in Planes, Arckid, Albert Hammond Jr., and Silversun Pickups.
Inherent Vice (2014)
93%
3 votes

Inherent Vice (2014)

Doc Sportello
Her (2013)
81%
5,182 votes

Her (2013)

Theodore
The Immigrant (2013)
68%
150 votes

The Immigrant (2013)

Bruno Weiss
Back Beyond (2013)
NR
0 votes

Back Beyond (2013)

Freddie Quell
The Master (2012)
67%
716 votes

The Master (2012)

Freddie Quell
I'm Still Here (2010)
60%
86 votes

I'm Still Here (2010)

Himself
Two Lovers (2008)
68%
104 votes

Two Lovers (2008)

Leonard
Reservation Road (2007)
73%
56 votes

Reservation Road (2007)

Ethan Learner
We Own the Night (2007)
69%
272 votes

We Own the Night (2007)

Joseph
Walk the Line (2005)
81%
1,230 votes

Walk the Line (2005)

Johnny Cash
Earthlings (2005)
85%
60 votes

Earthlings (2005)

Himself
Ladder 49 (2004)
66%
192 votes

Ladder 49 (2004)

Jack Morrison
Hotel Rwanda (2004)
83%
1,249 votes

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Jack Daglish
The Village (2004)
64%
793 votes

The Village (2004)

Lucius Hunt
Brother Bear (2003)
73%
975 votes

Brother Bear (2003)

Kenai
It's All About Love (2003)
57%
20 votes

It's All About Love (2003)

John
Signs (2002)
65%
1,496 votes

Signs (2002)

Merrill Hess
Ultimate Fights from the Movies (2002)
53%
6 votes

Ultimate Fights from the Movies (2002)

Commodus (Gladiator) (archive footage)
Buffalo Soldiers (2001)
69%
74 votes

Buffalo Soldiers (2001)

Ray Elwood
Quills (2000)
76%
94 votes

Quills (2000)

The Abbe du Coulmier
Gladiator (2000)
86%
7,578 votes

Gladiator (2000)

Commodus
The Yards (2000)
62%
51 votes

The Yards (2000)

Willie Gutierrez
8MM (1999)
69%
579 votes

8MM (1999)

Max California
Clay Pigeons (1998)
70%
21 votes

Clay Pigeons (1998)

Clay Bidwell
Return to Paradise (1998)
73%
23 votes

Return to Paradise (1998)

Lewis McBride
U Turn (1997)
68%
99 votes

U Turn (1997)

Toby N. Tucker
Inventing the Abbotts (1997)
71%
18 votes

Inventing the Abbotts (1997)

Doug Holt
To Die For (1995)
66%
85 votes

To Die For (1995)

Jimmy Emmett
Parenthood (1989)
71%
117 votes

Parenthood (1989)

Garry Buckman-Lampkin
Russkies (1987)
70%
1 votes

Russkies (1987)

Danny
SpaceCamp (1986)
67%
35 votes

SpaceCamp (1986)

Max
I'm Still Here (2010)
60%
86 votes

I'm Still Here (2010)

Writer
I'm Still Here (2010)
60%
86 votes

I'm Still Here (2010)

 
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