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"When I was eighteen, River Phoenix was far and away my hero. Think of all those early great performances--My Own Private Idaho, Stand by Me. I always wanted to meet him. One night, I was at this Halloween party, and he passed me. He was beyond pale--he looked white. Before I got the chance to say hello, he was gone, driving off to the Viper Room, where he fell over and died. That's a lesson." ~Leonardo DiCaprio on River Phoenix

River was plastered all over my bedroom walls as a preteen♥E. ~ and leo says this"When a role for a young guy is offered to me, I think of River Phoenix. It feels like a loss." ~Leonardo DiCaprio quote about River Phoenix.

River Phoenix

River Phoenix River Jude Phoenix was an American film actor, musician, and activist. He was the older brother of Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Summer Phoenix and Liberty Phoenix.

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He was so beautiful. Hope he found the peace for which he was searching: River Phoenix - Dogfight. Very good movie.

Robert Redford - Sneakers

River Phoenix, seen here with Robert Redford in the 1992 film Sneakers.

"There's a River born to be a giver. Keep you warm, won't let you shiver. His heart is never gonna whither--come on everybody, time to deliever." --Give It Away by Red Hot Chili Peppers, this line was written about River Phoenix

River Phoenix 1989 - love the t-shirt, checked shirt and blazer combo


River's Yellow Sunflower — Mikey lives on the roof in a plastic bubble .

Keanu Reeves and River Phoenix Gus Van Sant - My own Private Idaho 1991

Keanu Reeves and River Phoenix Gus Van Sant - My own Private Idaho 1991

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