October 28, 1974
46 years old
5 ft 8 in | 173 cm
81 kg | 180 lbs
38 in | 96.5 cm
11 US | 44 EU
35 in | 89 cm
Joaquin Rafael Phoenix was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on October 28, 1974, is an American actor.
Young Joaquin Phoenix began his acting career as a child actor in television shows, with his brother River Phoenix.
He got his television debut in CBS musical series Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982) in episode: "Christmas Song", in role as Travis, at the age of eight.
He made his big screen debut in space adventure movie SpaceCamp (1986) in role as Max Graham.
He landed his first big break as Garry Buckman-Lampkin in comedy drama movie Parenthood (1989) for which he was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actor in a Feature Film.
Joaquin's breakthrough performance came as Commodus in epic historical drama movie Gladiator (2000) for which he was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor.
C'mon C'mon (2020) drama in role as Johnny, opposite Gaby Hoffmann and Jaboukie Young-White
He won the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as villain Arthur Fleck / Joker in crime drama thriller movie Joker (2019).
He was nominated for the Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his performance as Freddie Quell in drama movie The Master (2012).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor for his roles in movies:
Her (2013) romantic science fiction drama in role as Theodore Twombly
Inherent Vice (2014) neo-noir comedy drama in role as Larry "Doc" Sportello
He won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor and was nominated for the Academy Award for his role as Johnny Cash in biographical drama film Walk the Line (2005).
He won a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor for his performance as Joe in psychological thriller crime drama movie You Were Never Really Here (2017).
U Turn (1997) neo-noir crime thriller opposite Jennifer Lopez and Sean Penn
The Yards (2000) thriller drama with Charlize Theron, Faye Dunaway and Mark Wahlberg
Hotel Rwanda (2004) historical drama with Don Cheadle and Nick Nolte
We Own the Night (2007) crime drama with Mark Wahlberg and Eva Mendes
Quills (2000) drama with Kate Winslet and Michael Caine
To Die For (1995) comedy drama with Nicole Kidman and Casey Affleck
Signs (2002) drama mystery opposite Mel Gibson
Reservation Road (2007) drama crime with Mark Ruffalo and Jennifer Connelly
Two Lovers (2008) romantic drama with Gwyneth Paltrow
Buffalo Soldiers (2001) drama crime with Ed Harris and Anna Paquin
Return to Paradise (1998) drama thriller with Vince Vaughn and Vera Farmiga
Irrational Man (2015) crime mystery drama directed by Woody Allen
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018) comedy drama opposite Jonah Hill and Rooney Mara
The Sisters Brothers (2018) drama crime opposite John C. Reilly and Jake Gyllenhaal
He played Frankie in CBS television drama film Kids Don't Tell (1985).
Morningstar/Eveningstar (1986) CBS network drama series in role as Doug Roberts
He is the third of five children: River Phoenix, Rain Phoenix, Liberty Phoenix and Summer Phoenix.
He is a strict vegan.
Spokesperson for PETA.
Owns two cats.
Friends with Matt Damon, Vince Vaughn, Keanu Reeves.
Was friends with Heath Ledger.
He won a Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media for the soundtrack to movie Walk the Line (2005).
He is on the board of directors for The Lunchbox Fund.
Lives in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
He dated Allie Teilz (2013-2014), Heather Christie (2012), Nika (2012-2013), Aria Crescendo (2010), Lena Denasha (2010), Inger Ebeltoft (2001-2002), Anna Paquin (2001), Topaz Page-Green (2001-2005), Amelia Warner (2000), Jessica Joffe (1998) and Liv Tyler (1995-1998).
He started dating actress Rooney Mara in 2016, they got engaged in 2019.