The lurid circumstances of Phoenix's death boosted him into the headlines, but they also consumed his achievements. Interview Magazine. People who didn't care either way recognised his face from well-placed mainstream pictures such as Sneakers and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. It is all drama. He had begun teaching himself guitar at the age of five and had stated in an interview for E!
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In Stand By Me, Phoenix played a bruiser who knew he deserved better than a dead-end future, but was smart enough to know he wouldn't get it. Upon hearing of Phoenix's death, the guitarist Throb from British band Primal Scream branded him a "lightweight". River Phoenix. This article has not yet received a rating on the importance scale.
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