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Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix was born Joaquin Rafael Bottom in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Arlyn (Dunetz) and John Bottom, and is the middle child in a brood of five. His parents, from the continental United States, were then serving as Children of God missionaries. His mother is from a Jewish family from New York, while his father, from California, is of mostly British Isles descent. As a youngster, Joaquin took his cues from older siblings River Phoenix and Rain Phoenix, changing his name to Leaf to match th

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Joker

2019
as Arthur Fleck / Joker

Gladiator

2000
as Commodus

Brother Bear

2003
as Kenai (voice)

Her

2013
as Theodore Twombly

The Village

2004
as Lucius Hunt

Signs

2002
as Merrill Hess

C'mon C'mon

2021
as Johnny

Les Frères Sisters

2018
as Charlie Sisters

Walk the Line

2005
as Johnny Cash

The Master

2012
as Freddie Quell

Hotel Rwanda

2004
as Jack Daglish

Inherent Vice

2014
as Larry "Doc" Sportello

Quills

2000
as The Abbe du Coulmier

I'm Still Here

2010
as Himself

U Turn

1997
as Toby N. Tucker

SpaceCamp

1986
as Max

Buffalo Soldiers

2001
as Ray Elwood

The Master: Back Beyond

2013
as Freddie Quell

Making 'Signs'

2003
as Joaquin Phoenix

Return to Paradise

1998
as Lewis McBride

To Die For

1995
as Jimmy Emmett

Two Lovers

2008
as Leonard

Secret Witness

1988
as Drew Blackburn

Mary Magdalene

2018
as Jesus

Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart

2014
as Jimmy Emmett (archive footage)

Earthlings

2005
as Himself

Russkies

1987
as Danny

Far Bright Star

as Napoleon Childs

My Darling Vivian

2020
as Joaquin Phoenix

Joker 2

as Arthur Fleck

Lou

2018
as Karl

We Own the Night

2007
as Bobby Green

Dominion

2018
as Narrator (voice)

Reservation Road

2007
as Ethan Learner

The Immigrant

2013
as Bruno Weiss

The Yards

2000
as Willie Gutierrez

Parenthood

1989
as Garry Buckman-Lampkin

Clay Pigeons

1998
as Clay Bidwell

Ladder 49

2004
as Jack Morrison

Napoleon

as Napoleon Bonaparte

Unity

2015
as Himself - Narrator (voice)

8MM

1999
as Max California

Writer

Movie I'm Still Here 2010

Producer

Movie What the Health 2017
Movie I'm Still Here 2010
Movie The Animal People 2019
Movie Gunda 2020
Movie Across My Land 2017
Movie We Own the Night 2007

Guest Star

Episode Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Joaquin Phoenix, Candice Bergen, Iron & Wine and Calexico
2013
Episode Late Show with David Letterman
Joaquin Phoenix, Tom Jones
2010
Episode The ABC Afterschool Special
Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia
1984
Episode Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Joaquin Phoenix, Larry Wilmore, Frankie Ballard
2015
Episode Late Show with David Letterman
Show #2460
2005
Episode Murder, She Wrote
We're Off to Kill the Wizard
1984
Episode Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Joaquin Phoenix, Elizabeth Olsen, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real
2019
Episode Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Joaquin Phoenix, Jim Gaffigan, Paramore
2007
Episode Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Joaquin Phoenix, Scott Thompson, Cheap Trick
2003
Episode The Fall Guy
Terror U.
1984
Episode The Oprah Winfrey Show
O The Buzz: Ricky Martin, Reese Witherspoon and Nate's Big News
2005
Episode The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Joaquin Phoenix, Zoey Deutch
2019
Episode Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Christmas Song
1982