Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara reportedly named new baby after late River Phoenix

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Oscar winner Joaquin Phoenix and fiancée Rooney Mara reportedly welcomed their first child — a baby boy named after the actor's late brother, River Phoenix.
Actors Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix reportedly have welcomed their first child. (Valerie Macon / AFP/Getty Images)

Joaquin Phoenix and fiancée Rooney Mara reportedly have welcomed their first child — a boy named after the actor's late brother, River Phoenix.

However, the private actors weren't the ones to reveal the news. It was Russian filmmaker Victor Kossakovsky who spilled the beans this weekend while promoting his film "Gunda" at the Zurich Film Festival.

Reps for Phoenix and Mara did not immediately respond to The Times' requests for confirmation.

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