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Joaquin was born under the official name Bottom, Joaquin Rafael on October 28th, 1974. Known to his close friends as Kitten, he has been a credited actor since the 1995 film To Die For.
Joaquin Phoenix is a bankable leading actor on the silver screen. He has starred in nine films including the 2013 drama film Her as the character Theodore, the 2012 drama movie The Master playing Freddie Quell and the 2008 drama release Two Lovers cast as Leonard Kraditor.
Joaquin is a recognizable supporting cast member who's acting range makes him the top choice for a variety of roles. He has appeared in eight films including: the 2013 drama film The Immigrant as the character Bruno Weiss, the 2004 drama movie The Village playing Lucius Hunt and the 2002 drama release Signs cast as Merrill Hess.
Joaquin Phoenix has earned salaries up to $5,000,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2002 drama film Signs, which brought in $228,000,000 at the box office.
In 2007 Joaquin Phoenix produced his first movie, the crime film We Own the Night.
Joaquin is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least eleven magazines, captured in more than six pictorials, interviewed in over eleven publications and featured in twenty-six magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one biographical film.
As an actor Joaquin Phoenix has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on three occasions. His first nomination was for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his portrayal of Commodus in the 2000 film Gladiator. Joaquin Phoenix was also nominated for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as John R. Cash in the 2005 movie Walk the Line and Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Freddie Quell in the 2012 movie The Master .