Person Details

Birthday: 1974-10-28 07:10:37

Aliases: Leaf Phoenix , Joaquin Rafael Bottom , 華堅·馮力士 , Хоакин Феникс , วาคีน ฟินิกซ์ , خواكين فينيكس , 호아킨 피닉스 , ホアキン・フェニックス , Хоакін Фенікс , Χοακίν Φίνιξ , 杰昆·菲尼克斯

Gender: Male

Place of birth: San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Movie Involvements: 47

TV Involvements: 5


Most Famous Work

Biography

Joaquin Rafael Phoenix (born October 28, 1974) is an American actor and producer. He has received numerous awards and nominations, including an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, and two Golden Globe Awards. As a child, Phoenix started acting in television with his brother River and sister Summer. His first major film role was in SpaceCamp (1986). During this period, he was credited as Leaf Phoenix, a name he gave himself. He later went back to his original name and received positive reviews for his supporting work in the comedy-drama film To Die For (1995) and the period film Quills (2000). He received wider attention for his portrayal of Commodus in the historical drama film Gladiator (2000), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He subsequently earned Best Actor nominations for portraying musician Johnny Cash in Walk the Line (2005), an alcoholic war veteran in The Master (2012), and the title character in Joker (2019), winning for the latter. His other films include the horror films Signs (2002) and The Village (2004), the historical drama Hotel Rwanda (2004), the romantic drama Her (2013), the crime satire Inherent Vice (2014), and the psychological thriller You Were Never Really Here (2017), winning the Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor for the latter. Phoenix has also ventured into directing music videos, as well as producing films and television shows. For recording the soundtrack to Walk the Line, he won the Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media. He is a social activist and has lent his support to several charities and humanitarian organizations. He is on the board of directors for The Lunchbox Fund, a non-profit organization which provides daily meals to school students in the South African town of Soweto. He is also known for his animal rights advocacy; he has been a vegan since the age of three and often campaigns with PETA and In Defense of Animals. For his lifelong dedication to animal rights, he was named PETA's Person of the Year in 2019. Description above from the Wikipedia article Joaquin Phoenix, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

Joker
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8

Joker

(2019) Arthur Fleck / Joker
Gladiator
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8

Gladiator

(2000) Commodus
Her
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8

Her

(2013) Theodore Twombly
The Master
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7

The Master

(2012) Freddie Quell
Walk the Line
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8

Walk the Line

(2005) Johnny Cash
Signs
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7

Signs

(2002) Merrill Hess
You Were Never Really Here
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7
The Village
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6

The Village

(2004) Lucius Hunt

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2020 N/A
Self (archive footage)
N/A
2019 Arthur Fleck / Joker
2018 Charlie Sisters
Karl
John Callahan
Narrator (voice)
Jesus
2017 Joe
2016 Joe
2015 Himself - Narrator (voice)
Abe
2014 Larry "Doc" Sportello
N/A
Jimmy Emmett (archive footage)
2013 Theodore Twombly
Bruno Weiss
Freddie Quell
2012 Freddie Quell
2010 Joaquin Phoenix
2008 Leonard
2007 Bobby Green
Ethan Learner
2005 Himself
Johnny Cash
Himself
Himself
2004 Jack Morrison
Lucius Hunt
Himself
Jack Daglish
2003 Kenai (voice)
John
Himself / Merrill Hess
2002 Merrill Hess
Commodus (Gladiator) (archive footage)
2001 N/A
Ray Elwood
2000 Abbe du Coulmier
Self
Willie Gutierrez
Commodus
1999 Max California
1998 Clay Bidwell
Lewis McBride
1997 Toby N. Tucker
Doug Holt
1995 Jimmy Emmett
1993 N/A
1992 N/A
1989 Garry Buckman-Lampkin
1988 Drew Blackburn
1987 Danny
1986 Max
Doug Roberts
1985 N/A
1984 Robby Ellsworth
1983 N/A
Kyle Cleaver
1982 Travis
1981 Boy
N/A
1953 N/A
Himself - Best Actor winner
1952 N/A
The Joker
Napoleon Childs
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2020 Executive Producer
2017 Executive Producer
Executive Producer
2015 Executive Producer
2010 Producer
2007 Producer
Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2010 Writer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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