Born 10 December 1978 - Winter Park, Florida, USA.
Jodean (also known as Trust.)
Born 29 February 1964.
(Jodean is John Phoenix's oldest child. Not much is known about Jodean - her birthdate may not even be accurate. Her mother's name is possibly a lady called Trinity, but this may not be accurate either.)
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A Phoenix family photo - The young lady at the back holding the baby is said to be Jodean
River has three nephews & two nieces: Atticus Affleck Born 12 January 2008. Indiana August Affleck Born 31 May 2004. to Summer & her husband Casey Affleck (Ben Affleck's brother.) - now separated. Rio Everest Phoenix-Asch Born 12 June 1997. Indigo Orion Phoenix-Asch Born 9 November 1999 - Passed away in 2001 from pneumonia. Scarlett Skye Phoenix-Asch Born 2 July 2001. to Liberty & her husband Ernesto Asch (divorced.) Libby is now re-married to Andy Lord.
23 August 1970 - River Jude Bottom born in Metolius, near Oregon, USA at 12:03pm.
2 April 1979 - River's father changes the family name from Bottom to Phoenix.
1980 - River first appears on TV - on a show called 'Fantasy' - singing with his sister Rain.
19 September 1982 - The very first episode of 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' is aired - with River as Guthrie McFadden.
23 March 1983 - The final episode of 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' is broadcast.
12 February 1984 - River appears as Jeffie in 'Celebrity' - a TV movie.
March 1984 - River stars in 'Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia' - this gets him a major role in 'Surviving: A Family in Crisis.'
September 1984 - River appears in the pilot episode of 'It's Your Move' - he says just one line.
15 October 1984 - River begins filming his first big screen role in 'Explorers.'
January 1985 - River lands a brief part in 'Robert Kennedy and his Times.'
June 1985 - River begins filming 'Stand By Me.'
November 1985 - River films one episode of 'Family Ties' - as Eugene Forbes.
May 1986 - River first meets Martha Plimpton.
October 1986 - River appears in 'Circle of Violence: A Family Drama' - as Chris Benfield.
1986 - River begins filming 'The Mosquito Coast.'
January 1987 - River begins filming 'Little Nikita.'
August 1987 - River begins filming 'Running on Empty.'
February 1988 - 'A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon' is released.
June 1988 - The family move to their new home in Micanopy, Florida.
December 1988 - Aleka's Attic perform their first live concert.
April 1989 - River begins filming 'I Love you to Death.'
May 1990 - River begins filming 'Dogfight.'
September 1990 - River receives the Humanitarian Award from PETA, for his fundraising activities.
November 1990 - Filming begins on 'My Own Private Idaho.'
August 1991 - River celebrates his 21st birthday with his family.
October 1991 - River begins filming 'Sneakers.'
October 1992 - Aleka's Attic play a concert in Gainesville for Presidential Candidate - Bill Clinton.
May 1993 - River signs up to star in 'Dark Blood.'
September 1993 - Filming begins on 'Dark Blood.'
30 October 1993 - River travels to Los Angeles during a break from filming 'Dark Blood' - to get some rest.
30 October 1993 - River meets his brother Joaquin, sister Rain, girlfriend Samantha Mathis and others - at the Viper Room.