- Joaquin Phoenix, River Phoenix
- United States ()
River Phoenix (USA, 23 August 1970 - 31 October 1993) received an American Academy Award nomination (at the 1989 ceremony) for Best Actor at the age of 17 for his role in Sidney Lumet's (USA) Running on Empty (USA, 1988); his brother Joaquin (USA, b. 28 October 1974) received his nomination (at the 2006 ceremony) for Walk the Line (USA, 2005). Neither brother went on to win the coveted statue.