River Phoenix: Why did the actor die at the age of 23?

Monday, May 17, France 5 broadcasts My Own Private Idaho (1991) with River Phoenix. The young actor died at the dawn of his acting career, at the age of 23.

On October 31, 1993 lost the world of cinema river phoenixOne of his young talents. He first rose to fame in a science fiction movie explorers from Joe Dante Before he came out of the shadows in 1986 as Chris Chambers in stand by me from Rob Reiner, Quote from work king steven. as seen in Mosquito Coast from Peter Weir In 1986 and then in At the end of the race (1988) and in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade from Steven Spielberg (1989). Thanks to his performance, the actor has received numerous awards including the Young Artist Awards (five in total) given by the Young Artist Foundation to Young Actors. He was also chosen to embody the poet Arthur Rambo at Rambo Verlin But he died before the project was born, then the role came back Leonardo DiCaprio. river phoenix He was also a fan of music and, in addition to his acting career, led an artistic life. He had founded with his sister, Rain Phoenixa rock band called Aleka’s Attic with which he toured the United States several times

An overdose ended his big dreams

river phoenix He died when he was just 23 years. He lost his life after a Stop Cardiac muscles happened after a overdose. He had taken several drugs while at The Viper Room nightclub in California with his friends. He was pronounced dead in hospital a few minutes after his arrival. This tragic death greatly affected his actor brother Joaquin Phoenix. The reason why he called in September 2020 his first son born from his union with his partner Ronnie MaraAnd river.

A few months ago, he revealed on the US show 60 Minutes that he had difficult weeks after his brother’s death. “After his death, when we were very weak, helicopters started flying over our house and people tried to enter the property. The media blocked our mourning” Capture before explaining it river He never left him: “I feel like every movie I’ve done has a connection to him. I think we all still feel his presence and his influence in our lives.”

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He was 23 years old when he died.

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Died after an overdose.

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The actor is the brother of River Phoenix.

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He took his brother’s death way too badly.

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Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara
The reason is that, in September 2020, he named his first born son of his union with partner Rooney Mara, River.

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“The media prevented our mourning,” he said in 2020.

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He explained that River never left him: “I feel like all the movies I’ve done relate to him. I think we all still feel his presence and his influence in our lives.”

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Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara at the Joker premiere held at TCL Chinese Theater in Los Angeles on September 28, 2019.

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The couple after the 92nd Academy Awards 2020 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles on February 9, 2020.

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Joaquin Phoenix, sister Rain Phoenix at the “Vanity Fair Oscar Party” after the 92nd Academy Awards 2020 at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles on February 9, 2020.

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Joaquin Phoenix with his son on February 11, 2021.

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Joaquin Phoenix at the 78th Golden Globes on February 28, 2021.

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Joaquin Phoenix at the 93rd Academy Awards at Union Station in Los Angeles on April 25, 2021.

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Joaquin Phoenix with his sisters Summer Phoenix and Rain Phoenix in Santa Monica on January 6, 2018.

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