How old was River Phoenix in the movie Sneakers?

River Phoenix was 21 in Sneakers when he played the character 'Carl Arbegast'.

That was over 32 years ago in 1992.

In 1993 he died aged just 23, starring in 22 films in his career, 7 of those after Sneakers was first released. If he were alive today he would be 53.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Sneakers, I think River Phoenix looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Phil Alden Robinson has worked with River Phoenix just once in his career.
  • River Phoenix's first movie was as 'Brian Ellsworth' in Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia, released in 1984 when he was 12
  • Sneakers scores 6.88 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Sneakers

River Phoenix's other movies