Profile picture of River Phoenix Official movie poster for Stand by Me (1986)

How old was River Phoenix in Stand by Me?

River Phoenix was 14 in Stand by Me when he played the character 'Chris Chambers'.

That was over 34 years ago in 1986.

In 1993 he died aged just 23, starring in 22 films in his career, 16 since Stand by Me was released.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Stand by Me, I think River Phoenix looks:

Did you know?

Stand by Me scores 7.8 out of 10 on The Movie Database.

River Phoenix's first acting role was as 'Brian Ellsworth' in Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia, released in 1984 when he was 13.

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