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Joaquin Phoenix

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.


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Born:
Oct 28, 1974 In San Juan, Puerto Rico
Movie/TV Credits:
20
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie Joker 2019-10-02
Known For
Poster of Lou
Filmography
Movie Joker Arthur Fleck / Joker 2019-10-02
Movie Mary Magdalene Jesus 2018-03-15
Movie Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot John Callahan 2018-04-04
Movie Dominion Narrator (voice) 2018-03-29
Movie The Sisters Brothers Charlie Sisters 2018-09-19
Movie Lou Karl 2018-09-08
Movie You Were Never Really Here Joe 2017-11-08
Movie The Immigrant Bruno Weiss 2013-07-03
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Commodus (Gladiator) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Movie Russkies Danny 1987-11-06
Movie SpaceCamp Max 1986-06-06
Series The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1985-05-05
Movie Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia Robby Ellsworth 1984-03-07
Series The New Leave It to Beaver Kyle Cleaver 1983-03-19
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Travis 1982-09-19
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Series The Fall Guy Boy 1981-11-04
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14