09.11.08 | Joaquin Phoenix Quits Acting: "I'm Done"

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Joaquin PhoenixJoaquin Phoenix has revealed he is quitting his acting in order to pursue a career in music.

The 34-year-old actor told Extra that his forthcoming film Two Lovers, with Gwyneth Paltrow, will be his last.

"I want to take this opportunity ... also to give you the exclusive and just talk a little bit about the fact that this will be my last performance as an actor," Phoenix said at a benefit in San Francisco to honour Paul Newman.

"I'm working on my music. I'm done. I've been through that."

Today, "Extra" contacted Phoenix's rep for clarification and got this response: "That is what he told me."