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Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves


Date of Birth:
Sep 2, 1964

Place of Birth:
Beirut, Lebanon

Actor, Film Director, Producer, Musician

Years active:

Keanu Reeves - Summary Details

Keanu Charles Reeves (/ kay-AH-noo born September 2, 1964) is a Canadian actor, producer, director and musician.

Reeves is best known for his acting career, beginning in 1985 and spanning for more than three decades. He gained fame for his starring role performances in several blockbuster films including comedies from the Bill and Ted franchise (1989.1991), action thrillers Point Break (1991) and Speed (1994), and the science fiction-action trilogy The Matrix (1999.2003). He has also appeared in several dramatic films such as Dangerous Liaisons (1988), My Own Private Idaho (1991), and Little Buddha (1993).

Since becoming active in the film industry, Reeves' abilities have earned critical acclaim. One New York Times critic praised Reeves' versatility, saying that he "displays considerable discipline and range. He moves easily between the buttoned-down demeanor that suits a police procedural story and the loose-jointed manner of his comic roles." Even with an amplitude of skills, Reeves has spent much of his later career being typecast. A recurring character arc in many roles he has portrayed is one of saving the world, as can be seen in the characters of Ted Logan, Buddha, Neo, Johnny Mnemonic, John Constantine and Klaatu. His acting has garnered several awards including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

During his film career, Reeves has engaged in several forms of artistic expression. Active as a musician for a decade, he played bass guitar for the bands Dogstar and Becky. Acting onstage,...

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Keanu Reeves John Wick

When Russian mobsters kill his beloved dog, retired hit man John Wick returns to the game he played best - and brings bloody vengeance with him.

Keanu Reeves/Matrix Reloaded

Keanu Reeves has always had the reputation of revealing nothing to the press. Even those who work with him find him a tough nut to crack.

Keanu Reeves Thumbsucker Interview

Keanu Reeves says that at this point of his career, he’s searching for as much variety as possible. "I’ve been trying to work and working on Thumbsucker was great with...

Street Kings Movie Review

Street Kings Movie Review starring Keanu Reeves, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Laurie, Chris Evans. In Street Kings, a police thriller directed by David Ayer, Keanu Reeves...

The Lake House

Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock reunite on screen for the first time since the 1994 blockbuster Speed, in a romantic drama from Pulitzer Prize-winning writer David...

Jon Hamm The Day the Earth Stood Still Interview

Two years ago Jon Hamm was another struggling actor finding his way through the treacherous waters of Hollywood. Now, as he greets the press prior to the opening of...

The Matrix Reloaded

An hour on, and my mind is still reeling with visions of black leather, shock waves made by bullets and rows and rows of green digits. You guessed it, I just saw The...

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