Joaquin Phoenix is a vegan actor
Birth place: Puerto Rico
Joaquin Phoenix comes from a family of sensitive vegetarians and peace activists. He has many siblings, including the actor River Phoenix. Joaquin Phoenix was first recognized on the big screen for his part in the movie, Parenthood, also starring Steve Martin. At that time, Phoenix was called by the name "Leaf." Phoenix, shy in nature, has struggled with alcoholism, drug abuse, and smoking. But he always manages to sober up for movies. One of his more recent films is Walking The Line where he portrayed the legendary music man, Johnny Cash. Reese Witherspoon co-starred in the movie. Phoenix was also in the movie The Gladiators. Sometimes Phoenix can be spotted riding a motorcycle in the Southern California area, where he resides often times. And he eats at the vegetarian restaurants.