She also says something along the lines of her forgetting about the things he did- but, refering to his drug use- she follows it up with (because) he did so many things he SHOULD be remembered for, NOT his drug use.She ends with saying what a hard time it was for her and how 'the other day' she turned on the tv and 'i love you death' was on, 'and there he was' she says, and thats how she likes to remember him.I have HEARD a taped interview in which some of the lines of the quote were said but READING them all jumbled around it is easy to take what she in fact said out of context....for example, she did say she had put river behind her (as she had to do) but follows that up with the fact she will never forget him.Here at R29, we're still reeling from his tragic passing, so we're taking today, the anniversary of his death, to reflect on the actor's life and legacy.is a gutting, in-depth look at the young actor's short life, particularly the night that changed everything.She costarred in the television series Aaron's Way and Knightwatch from 1988 to 1989.Her first starring role in a feature film was that of Nora in Pump Up the Volume (1990), opposite Christian Slater, whom she briefly dated at the time.
Samantha holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
She next appeared in the comedy This Is My Life (1992), written and directed by Nora Ephron, playing an insecure teenager. (1993), in which she played Princess Daisy from the popular Nintendo video game, was a box-office bomb.
Mathis met actor River Phoenix on the set of The Thing Called Love (1993) and the two started a relationship.
He is still being mourned to this day after being described as the new James Dean for starring in the coming of age drama Stand By Me and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade in which he played a young Indiana Jones.
Up and coming: River's career shifted when he starred as a gay street hustler in Gus Van Sant's My Own Private Idaho, left, and many believe he passed before his acting prime.