Joaquin Phoenix, the “Joker” actor, is being starred in a new movie. Learn the details!
By: Linda Davis
Joaquin Phoenix has starred in forty films and nine television series but probably the most notable actor's role is the one of Joker in the drama movie with the same title. To act in «Joker» the actor faced serious weight loss.
The «Joker» movie was released in 2019. At 2020 Academy Awards Phoenix won in the category of the Best Actor in a Motion Picture. As Joaquin accepted his SAG statuette for his great performance of the role, the actor paid tribute to Heath Ledger, legendary actor who played the same character in 2008's «The Dark Knight». Ledger died from drug intoxication in 2008.
Phoenix has been in a relationship with actress Rooney Mara. She is known for her roles in «The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo». Recently, the couple came to the Golden Globes and the 2020 BAFTAs together. Joaquin had a brother, actor River Phoenix, who died from drug intoxication in 1993.
The photo shared on Instagram shows Joaquin Phoenix with his young co-star on the set of drama movie «C'mon C'mon» directed by Mike Mills. The actor plays the role of Johnny.