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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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Oct 28, 1974 In San Juan, Puerto Rico
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Pelicula Mary Magdalene 2018-03-15
Known For
Poster of En realidad, nunca estuviste aquí
Poster of Unity
Poster of En la cuerda floja
Poster of Russkies
Pelicula Mary Magdalene Jesus 2018-03-15
Pelicula En realidad, nunca estuviste aquí Joe 2017-11-03
Pelicula Irrational Man Abe 2015-07-17
Pelicula Unity Himself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Pelicula Los juicios de Pamela Smart Jimmy Emmett (archive footage) 2014-01-17
Pelicula Puro vicio Larry "Doc" Sportello 2014-12-25
Pelicula Back Beyond Freddie Quell 2013-02-26
Pelicula Her Theodore 2013-12-18
Pelicula El sueño de Ellis Bruno Weiss 2013-07-03
Pelicula The Master Freddie Quell 2012-09-07
Pelicula I'm Still Here Himself 2010-09-10
Pelicula Two Lovers Leonard 2008-11-19
Pelicula La noche es nuestra Bobby Green 2007-05-25
Pelicula Un cruce en el destino Ethan Learner 2007-09-13
Pelicula Earthlings Himself 2005-09-24
Pelicula Strength and Honor: Creating the World of Gladiator Himself 2005-06-07
Pelicula En la cuerda floja Johnny Cash 2005-09-13
Pelicula Hotel Rwanda Jack Daglish 2004-09-11
Pelicula El bosque Lucius Hunt 2004-07-30
Pelicula Brigada 49 Jack Morrison 2004-10-01
Pelicula Todo es por amor John 2003-01-10
Pelicula Hermano oso Kenai (voice) 2003-10-23
Pelicula Ultimate Fights from the Movies Commodus (Gladiator) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Pelicula Señales Merrill Hess 2002-08-02
Pelicula Buffalo Soldiers Ray Elwood 2001-09-08
Series Good Day Live Unknown 2001-09-17
Pelicula La otra cara del crimen Willie Gutierrez 2000-04-27
Pelicula Gladiator Commodus 2000-05-01
Pelicula Quills The Abbe du Coulmier 2000-11-22
Pelicula Asesinato en 8mm. Max California 1999-02-26
Pelicula Regreso al paraíso Lewis McBride 1998-08-10
Pelicula Demasiado profundo Clay Bidwell 1998-09-25
Pelicula El secreto de los Abbott Doug Holt 1997-04-04
Pelicula Giro al infierno Toby N. Tucker 1997-10-03
Pelicula Todo por un sueño Jimmy Emmett 1995-05-20
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Pelicula Dulce hogar... ¡a veces! Garry Buckman-Lampkin 1989-07-31
Pelicula Russkies Danny 1987-11-06
Series Morningstar/Eveningstar Doug Roberts 1986-03-25
Pelicula S.O.S.: Equipo Azul Max 1986-06-06
Series Alfred Hitchcock presenta Unknown 1985-05-05
Series The Fall Guy Boy 1983-03-08
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 Canción triste de Hill Street Unknown 1981-01-15
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14