BirthdayAugust 23, 1970
BirthplaceMadras, USA
Lived23
HoroscopeVirgo

Celebrity biographies

  1. About River Phoenix

    Full name: River Phoenix
    Also known as: River Phoenix, Phoenix, River
    Professions: American actor, musician and activist
    Work: Awards for River Phoenix
    Occupation: Actor, musician and activist

  2. River Phoenix Measurements

    Height: 5' 10" (1.78 m)

  3. River Phoenix Known for

    Stand by Me (1986), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), My Own Private Idaho (1991), The Mosquito Coast (1986)

  4. River Phoenix Death information

    Died: Sunday, 31st of October, 1993 (Age: 23)
    Death cause: Heart failure caused by Acute mixed drug intoxication

  5. River Phoenix Biography

    River Jude Phoenix (August 23, 1970 – October 31, 1993) was an American actor, musician and activist. He was the older brother of Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Summer Phoenix and Liberty Phoenix. Phoenix's work encompassed 24 films and television appearances, including the science fiction adventure film Explorers (1985), the coming-of-age film Stand by Me (1986), the action sequel Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) and the independent adult drama My Own Private Idaho (1991). Phoenix's meteoric rise to fame led to his status as a "teen sensation".Phoenix began acting at age 10 in television commercials. He appeared in diverse roles, making his first notable appearance in the 1986 film Stand by Me, a hugely popular coming-of-age film based on a novella by Stephen King. Phoenix made a transition into more adult-oriented roles with Running on Empty (1988), playing the son of fugitive parents in a well-received performance that earned him a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, and My Own Private Idaho (1991), playing a gay hustler in search of his estranged mother. For his performance in the latter, Phoenix garnered enormous praise and won a Volpi Cup for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival, along with Best Actor from the National Society of Film Critics.On October 31, 1993, Phoenix collapsed and died of drug-induced heart failure on the sidewalk outside the West Hollywood nightclub The Viper Room, at the age of 23. At the time of his death, Phoenix had been in the middle of filming Dark Blood (1993).

  6. River Phoenix Family

    Siblings: Rain Phoenix, Summer Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Liberty Phoenix
    Parents: John Lee Bottom

  7. Sources

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki?curid=159268
    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000203