River Phoenix

1970 - 1993

River Phoenix

River Jude Phoenix (né Bottom; August 23, 1970 – October 31, 1993) was an American actor, musician, and animal activist. Phoenix grew up in an itinerant family, as older brother of Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Liberty Phoenix, and Summer Phoenix. He had no formal schooling, but showed an instinctive talent for the guitar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of River Phoenix has received more than 19,155,114 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 863rd most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 19M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 56.89

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, River Phoenix ranks 857 out of 8,832Before him are Jim Parsons, Norman Reedus, Jared Harris, Jeroen Krabbé, Til Schweiger, and Johannes Heesters. After him are Simon Baker, Sacha Guitry, Adrienne Lecouvreur, Ann-Margret, Paolo Villaggio, and Chevy Chase.

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Among people born in 1970, River Phoenix ranks 18Before him are Naomi Campbell, Queen Rania of Jordan, Gianni Infantino, Jennifer Connelly, Ethan Hawke, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. After him are Aleksandar Vučić, Simon Pegg, Lara Fabian, Dominic Purcell, Beck, and Luis Enrique. Among people deceased in 1993, River Phoenix ranks 47Before him are Arthur Ashe, Léo Ferré, Lucia Popp, Kakuei Tanaka, Stewart Granger, and Horia Sima. After him are Nina Berberova, György Sárosi, Helen Hayes, Hervé Villechaize, C. Northcote Parkinson, and Ishirō Honda.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, River Phoenix ranks 1,653 out of 12,171Before him are Georgina Spelvin (1936), Pat Garrett (1850), Samuel Adams (1722), Jim Henson (1936), Michael Connelly (1956), and Peggy Lee (1920). After him are William F. Sharpe (1934), DJ Khaled (1975), Daniel Carleton Gajdusek (1923), Ron Jeremy (1953), Natalie Clifford Barney (1876), and Jack Vance (1916).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, River Phoenix ranks 414Before him are Janet Gaynor (1906), John Carradine (1906), Dwight Schultz (1947), Sissy Spacek (1949), Jim Parsons (1973), and Norman Reedus (1969). After him are Chevy Chase (1943), Jeffrey DeMunn (1947), Julie Adams (1926), Mahershala Ali (1974), Donna Reed (1921), and William H. Macy (1950).