Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 70 general entries. We are selecting 30 for display.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Black. It was dyed jet black for a role he had at the time. Some people consider this to be a rumor, as his hair was believed to be naturally dark blond/light brown and, when it was buzzed short it left his naturally dark blond roots, e.g. Barry Lawrence in his book "In Search Of River Phoenix: The Truth Behind The Myth" .
Seven Brides For Seven Brothers.
vegetarian . The entire Phoenix family is vegan. They eat no meat or animal bi-products.
|What was the name that River usually was referred to by his family and people in his hometown?||For River Phoenix Fans
Aleka's Attic. River really loved music and used to sing on street corners with his sister, Rain, when they were small.
My Own Private Idaho. He played in the movie with Keanu Reeves. He portrayed a gay street kid with narcolepsy. It is definitely a different character from the ones he usually played.
|Sadly, River passed away before he could play a character in 'Interview With A Vampire'. His role was played by Christian Slater: what character was he supposed to play?||For River Phoenix Fans
The reporter. Christian Slater ended up playing the role and donating the money towards a charity.
Martha Plimpton. River did a guest appearance on 'Family Ties' but he was much younger than Justine Bateman. In fact, he played a young genius that was assigned to help Alex (Michael J. Fox) out with one of his courses.
Leaf. Rain and Liberty are the names of two of his sisters. I made Justice up. When Joaquin was little, he wanted a nature name like his older brother and sister.
The Thing Called Love. "The Thing Called Love" (1993) was the last film he completed. The last film released featuring River Phoenix was "Silent Tongue" (1994). Although River is gone from our lives, he will never be forgotten. Thank you for taking this quiz.
|In the movie 'The Thing Called Love' (1993), did the actors that appeared in the movie use their own voices to perform the singing parts?||The Great Life Of River Phoenix
Yes. Sandra Bullock was also in that movie, she played a girl who was trying to break into the country music scene. In the movie we get to hear them sing one song each.
My Own Private Idaho. Martha Plimpton was the one who introduced the two; Martha used to date River. She introduced the two on the set of 'Parenthood'.
|River's younger brother is now known as, Joaquin. What name did Joaquin adopt at the age of 4, to give himself a more earthy name like his brother, River, and his sister, Rain?||The Great Life Of River Phoenix
Leaf. Joaquin is his birth name.
|'Young and strong hollywood star, in the early morning light, this star, fell down on Sunset Boulevard', is a verse from the song 'River'. What is the name of the group that sings this song?||The Great Life Of River Phoenix
Natalie Merchant. If you check out the website Rios Attic, you will find that other performers and stars have dedicated songs in River's memory. He will live in our hearts forever.
|River was orginally cast in the movie 'Interview With A Vampire', however, after his death another actor replaced him. What part was River supposed to have played?||The Great Life Of River Phoenix
Reporter. He was also supposed to be in 'Safe Passage'. He was replaced by Sean Astin in the film. River was also supposed to play in 'Total Eclipse' and was replaced by Leonardo DiCaprio.
Johnny Depp. Johnny Depp, of 'Nightmare On Elm Street' and '21 Jump Street' fame, owned The Viper. Johnny, River, and Flea of The Red Hot Chili Peppers, would often socialize together. River passed out on curbside outside The Viper Club.
Martha Plimpton. For a time they were a couple, and his death hit her rather hard.
His father's girlfriend, his best friend's girlfriend, a girl who likes his best friend..