10 Facts Of Joaquin Phoenix That Will Totally Stun You!
The stunning actor has undoubtely slide us on the edge of the seat and of course the movie has give us undefining experience! It's a spectcular and thrillar watch! Well, there are some facts of the "Joker" actor you might not know!
10. Joker’s Laugh!
Joker’s killing laugh has averted everyone’s attention but do you know how much time the actor took to adopt the laugh? He took 4 months to achieve the laugh. The laugh that is caused by suffering and fear is prompted by a condition called epilepsy, he studied the people’s behavior with the diagnosis.
9. A Firefighter in Real life!
In Ladder 49, where he played a firefighter, who was forced to save the family from fire, he extended all the boundaries to emulate himself in the movie. For the role, he worked as a firefighter for a month and that’s incredible! No doubt, he is called a complete method actor.
8. Losing weight!
Do you know that it took director four months to convince Joaquin to take the role? Well, once he was on board, he committed himself and lost a staggering 52 lbs for the role.
7. The history behind his scar.
Can you see the scar just beneath his nose? Well, the scar has not resulted due to surgery or any illness but it’s the birth gift he’s accompanying all his life.
6. Nominated for Oscar three times!
There’s no doubt that Joker is definitely an Oscar contender. While the actor was nominated thrice for Oscar. For the first time, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Gladiator, the Best leading actor for Walk-in LIne and later nominated in the same category for his work in The Master.
5. His first film fact
His first film was Space Camp, a 10 years old boy along with his comrades enters a space camp to receive an astronaut training. The 44 years old was the first member of the family to venture into acting.
4. He doesn’t like taking selfies but…
The thrilling actor doesn’t prefer taking selfies with fans but on the contrary, he likes to have a small talk with them. Let’s imagine if you meet the actor, what you will talk to him, discuss the cinema?
3. The actor hates Red Carpet
“It’s totally subjective. Pitting people against each other… It’s the stupidest thing in the whole world.” Well, he doesn’t hold anything back.
2. Change the name.
During childhood, he was infuriated by the way people pronounced his name. “No one in the States could pronounce ‘Joaquin’ and I used to get really embarrassed about it as a kid,” he said. So as a child, he changed his name to “Leaf”.
1. I’m retiring from acting!
In 2008, he announced that he was retiring from acting! Fast forward today he says that “I didn’t work for a while because there was nothing I was really interested in”. While his retirement announcement was a public stunt for faux-documentary he made with Casey Affleck, I’m Still Here.