Joaquin Phoenix is an American actor who began his career as a child actor in the late 1980s and early 1990s, appearing in films such as "Parenthood" and "SpaceCamp." He gained widespread recognition for his portrayal of the character Commodus in the 2000 film "Gladiator," and has since appeared in several critically acclaimed films such as "Walk the Line," for which he won a Golden Globe award for his portrayal of Johnny Cash, "The Master," and "Her." In 2019, he won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role as the Joker in the film "Joker."
Joaquin Phoenix starred as the titular character in the 2019 film "Joker," directed by Todd Phillips. The film is a standalone origin story for the iconic Batman villain and tells the story of Arthur Fleck, a struggling comedian who transforms into the Joker after a series of tragic events. Phoenix's portrayal of the character was highly praised by critics and audiences alike and won him several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Actor. The film also received positive reviews and grossed over $1 billion worldwide, making it the highest-grossing R-rated film.
Joaquin Phoenix has won several awards, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and a BAFTA award. In 2005, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the film "Walk the Line" where he played Johnny Cash. He also won the Golden Globe award in the same category.
In 2012, he was nominated for a Golden Globe award for Best Actor for his role in the film "The Master." Phoenix has also been nominated for several other awards, including Screen Actors Guild Awards, Critics' Choice Movie Awards, and Independent Spirit Awards.