Login or register  
TV

River Phoenix

Mostly Credited As: River Phoenix
Birth Name: River Jude Bottom
Date Of Birth: August 23, 1970 (Age 23)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Madras, Oregon
Date Of Death: October 31, 1993
Cause Of Death: Drug-induced heart failure (Hollywood, CA)
Height: 5' 10" (1.77 m)

River Phoenix


River Phoenix died at the age of 23 and was born on August 23, 1970.
He is known for his role as Guthrie McFadden in the show Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.
He is 5' 10" (1.77 m) tall and was born in Madras, Oregon (USA). River Phoenix died on October 31, 1993
He died in Hollywood, CA (Drug-induced heart failure).

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Celebrity (1984)As: Jeffie - Age 11
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982)As: Guthrie McFadden
Episode Cast Credits 

Family Ties (1982) 
  My Tutor 04x07: (Nov/14/1985) As Eugene Forbes 

Hotel (1983) 
  Transitions 02x04: (Nov/14/1984) As Kevin 

It's Your Move (1984) 
  Pilot 01x01: (Sep/26/1984) As Brian 

The ABC Afterschool Special (1972) 
  Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia 12x05: (Mar/07/1984) As Brian Ellsworth, [Starring Roles]
Latest news


There are no news items yet
Trivia

Although he was an outspoken vegan and ambiant about clean living, he was a chain-smoker.

He would often claim that his brother Leaf (Joaquin) was the best of his entire family--as well as a far better actor than River himself could ever hope to be.

He was a spokesman for PETA.

He collected baseball jerseys.

The Gus Van Sant film "Even Cowgirls Get The Blues" starring his sister Rain Phoenix was dedicated to his memory.

He was often called "The New James Dean." And like Dean himself, he died remarkably early in life.

He immensely disliked air-travel and would make his way around by car or train.

He would often drink warm soda before going on camera.

Like everyone else in his family, he was a very strict vegan. He would not eat or wear anything animal-based.

The only role that River had where he played an antagonist was the abandoned and scrapped film "Dark Blood." It was his last role. The film has been restored and completed. It will be released soon as the last official film of River Phoenix.

More Trivia
River Phoenix Quotes
"I project a definite innocence. A lot of that is just the way I grew up."

"Vegetarianism is a link to perfection and peace."

"I don't want to die in a car accident. When I die it'll be a glorious day. It'll probably be a waterfall."

"I really like acting because you can create a character. You can make someone who has never existed before. That's neat."

Recent news

Simon Webbe confirms he's the next Contestant on 'Strictly Come Dancing'

Simon Webbe has just spoken to Ben Shephard and Susanna Reid on 'Good..

Doctor Who Series 8 Premiere Date, Doctor Who Timeline

Good news, Doctor Who fans! The eighth series of Doctor Who premieres this..

'CSI: Cyber' Press Release from CBS

HIP-HOP ARTIST, TELEVISION HOST AND ACTOR SHAD MOSS,a.k.a. BOW WOW, JOINS..