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River Phoenix: River Jude Phoenix was an American actor, musician and activist. He was the older brother of Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Summer Phoenix and Liberty Phoenix. Phoenix's work encompassed 24 films and television appearances, including the science fiction adventure film Explorers, the coming-of-age film Stand by Me, the action sequel Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and the independent adult drama My Own Private Idaho. Phoenix's rise to fame led to his status as a "teen sensation".
- also known as River Jude Bottom, Riv, Rio, River, Phoenix, River Jude Phoenix
- born on (45 years ago) in Madras, child of Arlyn Phoenix and John Lee Bottom
- ethnicity: Jewish people
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Actor, musician, singer-songwriter, guitarist, activist, environmentalist
- member of musical groups:
- died on (22 years ago) in West Hollywood of heroin overdose, heart failure, cocaine overdose, drug overdose, combined drug intoxication
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Drugs in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law [3 volumes] (2014)
by Nancy E. Marion, Willard M. Oliver
Actor River Phoenix Dead from Overdose Twenty-three-year-old actor River Phoenix dies of a heroin-cocaine overdose. 1993 Surgeon General on Legalizing Drugs Joycelyn Elders, the surgeon general of the United States, says that the legalization of drugs “should be studied,” causing a public controversy. 1993 NAFTA Passed and Signed into Law President Bill Clinton signs the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) into law. The bill allows for increased trade ...
Supernatural and Science Fiction Elements in Novels, Pulps, Comics, Film, Television, Games and Other Media by Paul Green
Premiere: May 24, 1989; Main Cast: Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones, Sean Connery as Professor Henry Jones, Denholm Elliott as Marcus Brody, Alison Doody as Elsa, River Phoenix as Young Indiana Jones, John Rhys-Davies as Sallah, Julian Glover as Walter Donovan; Executive Producers: George Lucas, Frank Marshall; Story: Menno Meyjes; Screenplay: Jeffrey Boam; Director: Steven Spielberg; 127 min.; Lucasfilm, ...
by David W. Group
alcohol, over-the-counter allergy and sleep remedies, or other illegal drugs, as it could lead to serious, even fatal, side effects (actor River Phoenix died of a combination of GHB, alcohol, and possibly other drugs).
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From "Little Nikita"
Photo credit: One From RM
- River Phoenix Memorial Edition - Fanorama
this one was awkward to put together, as it had the fractured image and tons of white space. It was worth it, though, as so many people were rather confused about this, along the lines of "uh, was river phoenix gay?" "no he wasn't" heh heh
Photo credit: QZAP - Photo archive
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