Rain Joan of Arc Phoenix
New York University
Had featured role in "The Laramie Project" (HBO)
Starred opposite Nick Stahl in the MTV movie "Wasted"
Played the lover of a neo-Nazi in the Sundance-screened "The Believer"; sold to Showtime in lieu of a theatrical release; aired March 2002 on Showtime; released theatrically in May 2002
First leading role, the title character in "Esther Kahn"
Co-starred in "Committed"
Had bit role in "The Faculty"
Returned to movies after a decade in "Arresting Gena"
Moved to NYC
Film debut, "Ruskies"
Appeared in the NBC TV-movie "Katie's Secret"
Like the rest of her family, Phoenix is a vegan. As she told VA Musetto of the New York Post (Feb. 24, 2002): "I do it out of compassion for animals and health just comes along with it. It's a beautiful plus. It allows me to smoke cigarettes and drink coffee and not feel so bad."