River Phoenix

Biography

River Jude Phoenix (August 23, 1970 – October 31, 1993) was an up-and-coming movie star when he died suddenly of drug-induced heart failure in 1993 at the age of 23. His brief career was marked by critically-acclaimed performances in films such as Stand by Me (1986), Running on Empty (1988) and Gus...

16 titles Acting

6.6

Dark Blood

2012 · Boy

4.3

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

1994 · Pilgrim

5.3

Silent Tongue

1993 · Talbot Roe

6.3

The Thing Called Love

1993 · James Wright

7.1

Sneakers

1992 · Carl Arbegast

7.1

My Own Private Idaho

1991 · Michael "Mike" Waters

7.5

Dogfight

1991 · Eddie Birdlace

6.4

I Love You to Death

1990 · Devo Nod

8.3

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

1989 · Indiana Jones (young)

6.0

Little Nikita

1988 · Jeff Grant

5.5

A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon

1988 · Jimmy Reardon

7.7

Running on Empty

1988 · Danny Pope / Michael Manfield

8.1

Stand by Me

1986 · Chris Chambers

6.6

The Mosquito Coast

1986 · Charlie Fox

7.4

Circle of Violence: A Family Drama

1986 · Chris Benfield

6.6

Explorers

1985 · Wolfgang Müller

7.8

Surviving

1985 · Philip Brogan

8.3

Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia

1984 · Brian Ellsworth