Oscar winner Joaquin Pheonix and his fiancee, actor Rooney Mara, have become parents to a infant boy, their 1st child jointly. The few has named their son following Phoenix’s late more mature brother, actor River Phoenix, who died in 1993 at the age of 23 of a drug overdose.
According to US journal, the information was shared by Russian filmmaker Victor Kossakovsky all through a Q&A at the 2020 Zurich Movie Festival on Sunday, article the screening of his documentary Gunda, government generated by Pheonix. “He just got a toddler, by the way, his identify was … a lovely son termed River, so he can’t boost it now,” Kossakovsky stated when quizzed about the “Joker” star. It was verified in May that Mara, 35, and Phoenix, 45, are expecting their very first little one with each other.
The actor experienced remembered his brother River through his Oscar speech. “When he was 17, my brother wrote this lyric, he explained, ‘Run to the rescue with really like, and peace will follow’,” Joaquin claimed at the close of his speech, giving anyone a simply call to action.
Joaquin and Rooney Mara satisfied in 2016 on the sets of Mary Magdalene, in which Mara performed the title position along with Phoenix as Jesus. They commenced relationship before long soon after and produced their crimson carpet debut at the closing ceremony of Cannes Film Festival 2017.
Months later on, Phoenix verified in an interview that they ended up living together in the Hollywood Hills. The duo obtained engaged previous 12 months in July.