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Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix
Born Joaquín Rafael Bottom
October 28, 1973 (1973-10-28) (age 46)
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Height 5ft 8½in

Joaquín Rafael Phoenix (IPA: [ hwakiːn / ra.fa.ˈe̞l / fiːnɪks]) (born October 28, 1973), originally called Leaf Phoenix, is a Puerto Rican actor. He is from a family of actors, like his brother, the late actor River Phoenix. He has been nominated two times for the Academy Award, and has won the Golden Globe and Grammy Awards.

Phoenix is popular for his roles as Commodus in Gladiator, and as Johnny Cash in Walk the Line. He has recently began directing music videos, as well as producing movies and television shows. Also, he has 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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