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Occupation
  
Actress, musician

Children
  
Jonas Winter Phoenix

Role
  
Actress

Name
  
Rain Phoenix

Years active
  
1982–present


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Full Name
  
Rain Joan of Arc Bottom

Born
  
November 21, 1972 (age 51) (
1972-11-21
)

Relatives
  
Joaquin Phoenix (brother) , River Phoenix (brother)Summer Phoenix (sister)Casey Affleck (brother-in-law)

Spouse
  
Michael Tubbs (m. 2003–2008)

Siblings
  
Joaquin Phoenix, River Phoenix, Summer Phoenix, Liberty Phoenix, Jodean Bottom

Parents
  
John Lee Bottom, Arlyn Phoenix

Movies
  
Even Cowgirls Get the Bl, Hitch, To Die For, Stranger Inside, O

Similar People
  
Summer Phoenix, River Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Liberty Phoenix, Arlyn Phoenix

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Rain Joan of Arc Phoenix (born November 21, 1972) is an American actress, musician, and singer. Phoenix has four siblings: two sisters, Liberty and Summer, and two brothers, actors Joaquin and the late River Phoenix.

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Early life

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Phoenix was born Rain Joan of Arc Bottom in Crockett, Texas, the second child of John Lee Bottom and Arlyn Sharon (née Dunetz). Her mother was born in the Bronx, New York to Jewish parents from Hungary and Russia. Her father was a lapsed Catholic from Fontana, California. In 1968, Phoenix's mother left her family and moved to California, meeting Phoenix's father while Hitch-hiking. They married in 1969 and joined Children of God and worked as missionaries in South America. It was there, at the age of three, that Phoenix (accompanied by elder brother River on guitar) first began to sing. They would perform on the streets of Caracas, Venezuela for loose change while handing out Christian flyers to passers by. The family set out for California in order for the children to enter the entertainment industry. In West Los Angeles, Phoenix and her siblings would perform on the streets for crowds of people. Arlyn took a job at NBC and eventually secured all five Phoenix children with an agent.

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Phoenix sang with brother River as an audience warm up act on the show Real Kids (1982).Various bit parts followed in TV shows including Family Ties in 1987. Also in 1987, Phoenix landed a part in the feature film Maid to Order alongside Ally Sheedy.

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At 15, Phoenix returned to her roots in music and formed the band Aleka's Attic with her then 17-year-old brother River. River, along with bass player Josh McKay, wrote music and lyrics and Rain sang backup. The band secured gigs in and around their home town of Gainesville, Florida By this time, River's career had taken off and so the band was often put on hold for River's demanding schedule. In 1988, Aleka's Attic were signed to a development deal with Island Records and in 1989 released the track "Across The Way" on a benefit album for the animal rights group PETA. In 1991, they made a tour of east coast clubs and colleges. At this time, Phoenix joined her brother River on the set of his tenth movie, My Own Private Idaho. She met director Gus Van Sant to whom River suggested she would be perfect for a role in his upcoming project, a film adaptation of Tom Robbins's cult novel, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues. She was cast as head cowgirl Bonanza Jellybean, alongside Uma Thurman.

River Phoenix's death

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A few months after the film's completion, Phoenix flew to Los Angeles with her brother Joaquin to meet River during a break from Dark Blood. On the evening of October 30, 1993, they set out, joined by River's girlfriend Samantha Mathis, for a night at the Los Angeles club The Viper Room, which is in part owned by Johnny Depp. It would be the last evening Phoenix would spend with her brother; he died later that night from, according to the coroner's report, "acute multiple drug intoxication," namely an overdose of heroin and cocaine, a concoction called a "speedball".

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Phoenix dealt simultaneously with the loss of her older brother and the media circus that followed. Aleka's Attic, by that time consisting a different line-up, had been working on an album that River had been funding himself. The album was near completion so Phoenix began the long task of mixing and producing the scraps of recordings. The album has never been released.

Late nineties

In 1994, Phoenix joined R.E.M. in the studio to record backup vocals on the song "Bang and Blame", to be released on the 1995 album Monster, an album dedicated to River. In 1995 Phoenix joined the Red Hot Chili Peppers as a backup singer on their One Hot Minute tour. Chili Peppers bassist Flea, who appeared in My Own Private Idaho, was close friends with River, and was there the night he died. The band wrote their song "Transcending" as a tribute to River. She also features in the video for R.E.M.'s "At My Most Beautiful."

In 1997, Phoenix joined the punk/new wave band The Causey Way, which also included her younger sisters Summer and Liberty. They disbanded in 2001 after the release of two albums and two EPs.

Phoenix returned to acting in 1998 with parts in I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (1998), O (2001), Harry and Max (2004) and Hitch (2005).

Papercranes

Phoenix formed the band Papercranes in 2003 and is lead singer and lyricist. Their self-titled EP was released in 2004 and their first album, Vidalia, in 2006. Their album "Let's Make Babies in The Woods" was released in early 2011. Guest musicians include Phoenix's younger sisters Summer and Liberty, as well as actor Dermot Mulroney, Libby Lavella, and Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, who also was a guest musician on tracks for Aleka's Attic in the '90s.

Phoenix continues to split her time between writing, recording and performing with the band and working on various TV and film projects. It was announced in 2010 that Papercranes had signed with Manimal Vinyl and they released their latest second album Let's Make Babies in the Woods in January 2011.

Social initiatives

Phoenix, together with her brother Joaquin Phoenix, is on the board of directors for The Lunchbox Fund, a non-profit organization which provides a daily meal to students of township schools in Soweto, South Africa.

Filmography

Actress
2023
Fuzzy Head as
The Whistler
2021
Violet as
Rita
2016
Water Colors (Short) as
Ditsa
2015
Forever as
Julie
2015
Always Worthy as
Vicki
2014
Low Down as
Kitty
2010
Three Thousand Six Hundred and Fifty Days (Short) as
Cora
2005
Kids in America as
Singer
2005
Hitch as
Kate
2004
The Disappearance of Andy Waxman (Short) as
Holly
2004
Harry + Max as
Nikki
2001
O as
Emily
2001
Stranger Inside (TV Movie) as
Kit
2001
The Sleepy Time Gal as
WROD Receptionist
1999
Facade as
Terra
1999
$pent as
Kimberly
1999
R.E.M.: At My Most Beautiful (Music Video) as
Cellist
1998
I Woke Up Early the Day I Died as
Bartender#1
1995
To Die For as
Tambourine Player in Band (uncredited)
1993
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues as
Bonanza Jellybean
1987
Maid to Order as
Brie Starkey (as Rainbow Phoenix)
1987
Family Ties (TV Series) as
Ashley Berkhart
- Band on the Run (1987) - Ashley Berkhart (as Rainbow Phoenix)
1986
Amazing Stories (TV Series) as
Doris
- The Doll (1986) - Doris (as Rainbow Phoenix)
Producer
2011
Sea Red (Short) (producer)
2011
Long Way (Short) (executive producer)
2010
Synapses (Short) (producer)
Composer
2011
Sea Red (Short)
2011
Long Way (Short)
2010
Synapses (Short)
Soundtrack
2010
Fighting Fish (performer: "Drunken Waltz")
2007
Reservation Road (writer: "Momma Butterfly")
2002
Wasted (TV Movie) (performer: "The Sky Is Down") / (writer: "The Sky Is Down")
1998
Happiness (performer: "Happiness")
1987
Family Ties (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Band on the Run (1987) - (performer: "Mr. Sandman" - as Rainbow Phoenix)
Music Department
-
Down by the Water (composer: additional music) (pre-production)
2007
Reservation Road (end credits song)
Thanks
2020
The Angel Feat. Jhelisa: Words Like Daggers (Music Video) (special thanks)
2018
Essere Amato (Short) (special thanks)
1991
My Own Private Idaho (special thanks)
Self
-
The Art of Elysium: Heaven on Earth (Documentary) (filming) as
Self
2022
Mercy for Animals Gala: Red Carpet (Short) as
Self
2021
Mercy for Animals Hope Gala: Virtual Red Carpet (Short) as
Self
2020
Voices of Compassion as
Self - Performer
2020
SAG Foundation Conversations (TV Series) as
Self
- Rain Phoenix (2020) - Self
2020
60 Minutes (TV Series documentary) as
Self - Joaquin's Sister (segment "Joaquin Phoenix")
- Venice is Drowning/Joaquin Phoenix/Rafa (2020) - Self - Joaquin's Sister (segment "Joaquin Phoenix")
2017
Cypress Sessions (TV Series documentary) as
Self
2013
We Were So Turned On: A Tribute to David Bowie (TV Special) as
Self
2013
Through the Mind's Eye of Colleen Atwood (Short) as
Self
2012
All in for the 99% (Short) as
Self
2011
Sea Red (Short) as
Self
2011
Long Way (Short) as
Self
2010
Synapses (Short) as
Self
2003
The Best of R.E.M.: In View 1988-2003 (Video documentary) as
Cellist (segment "At My Most Beautiful")
2003
Molto Mario (TV Series documentary) as
Self - Guest
- Zuppe (2003) - Self - Guest
Archive Footage
2020
60 Minutes (TV Series documentary) as
Self - Joaquin's Sister (segment "Joaquin Phoenix")
- Mr. Woodward? The President/Spilling Across the Border/Joaquin Phoenix (2020) - Self - Joaquin's Sister (segment "Joaquin Phoenix")

References

Rain Phoenix Wikipedia