Joaquin Phoenix

American actor, music video director, producer, musician, and social activist

Joaquín Rafael Phoenix (IPA: [ hwakiːn / ra.fa.ˈe̞l / fiːnɪks]) (born October 28, 1973), originally called Leaf Phoenix, is an American actor. He is from a family of actors, like his brother, the late actor River Phoenix. He has been nominated four times for the Academy Award, winning once in 2020. He also won the Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA and Grammy Awards.

Joaquin Phoenix
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Joaquin Phoenix
Born
Joaquín Rafael Bottom

(1973-10-28) October 28, 1973 (age 46)
Known forActing roles:
Commodus in Gladiator
Merrill Hess in Signs
Johnny Cash in Walk the Line
Lucius Hunt in The Village
Arthur Fleck / Joker in Joker

Phoenix is popular for his roles as Commodus in Gladiator, as Johnny Cash in Walk the Line and as the main character in Joker.

He is also known for portraying firefighter Jack Morrison in Ladder 49. He has recently begun directing music videos, as well as producing movies and television shows. He also sang and recorded an album, the soundtrack Walk The Line, which won a Grammy Award. He has been a social activist for a long time, especially for animal rights. He is a vegan.

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