Casey Affleck, Summer Phoenix Wed
After six years and one baby, Ben's brother and Joaquin's sister tie the knot
Actor Casey Affleck and his girlfriend of six years, Summer Phoenix, got married over the weekend, PEOPLE has learned.
Affleck, 30, is the younger brother of Ben Affleck; Phoenix, 28, is the younger sister of actors Joaquin and the late River Phoenix.
The couple first met through Joaquin Phoenix, Affleck’s good friend since they costarred in 1995’s To Die For. They became engaged in New York City over the 2003 Christmas holidays. Their son, Indiana August, was born May 31, 2004, in Amsterdam.
Affleck and Phoenix are both passionate about politics, animal rights and veganism. “He is a bleeding heart,” Phoenix told Boston magazine of her then-fianc . “He is the most generous guy I have ever met.”
Affleck is currently filming the movie Gone, Baby, Gone, brother Ben’s directorial debut. He also starred with Ben’s best friend, Matt Damon, in the Ocean’s 11 movies and Gus Van Sandt’s 2002 drama, Gerry.
Phoenix has appeared on ER and in the HBO docudrama The Laramie Project, as well as in such films as 1998’s The Faculty and SLC Punk!