Keanu Reeves is a Canadian actor known for starring in top-grossing Hollywood movie series such as Matrix, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, John Wick, and others. Reeves began acting in theatre productions and in television films before making his feature film debut in 1986 with the film Youngblood. He established himself as an action hero with leading roles in the 1991 and 1994 films Point Break and Speed respectively.
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Full / Real Name
Keanu Charles Reeves | Keanu Reeves
Keanu | The wall
Cold air over the mountains
Playing Lead in Hollywood films
Actor, Voice Actor, Film Producer, Director, and Musician
Date of Birth
2 September 1964
57 Years (as of 2021)
Beirut, Lebanon, Canada
University or College
De La Salle College Oaklands
Morphology of Keanu Reeves
1.85 mtrs | 185 cms | 6’1”
79.4 Kgs | 175 lbs
Chest: 38 Inches | Waist: 32 Inches | Biceps: 14 Inches
Slender, Athletic Physique
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Personal Life and Relationships
Keanu Reeves was born in Beirut, Lebanon, on September 2, 1964, to Samuel Nowlin Reeves Jr. And Patricia Taylor. Keanu’s parents divorced when he was just 2 years old. After the divorce of his parents, Keanu mostly stayed with his mother and moved to several countries. Because of his mother’s frequent movement, Keanu attended four different schools.
As a kid, Reeves watched British comedy shows such as The Two Ronnies, and his mother imparted English manners that he has maintained into adulthood. Keanu completed his college at De La Salle College. At the college, Keanu was a successful ice hockey goalkeeper. He aspired to become a professional ice hockey player for the Canadian Olympic team but decided to become an actor when he was 15.
After having affairs and relationships with several women, Keanu married his girlfriend Jennifer Syme in 1999. The couple together had a daughter named Ava Archer Syme-reeves. On April 2, 2001, Jennifer was killed when her vehicle collided with three parked cars on Cahuenga Boulevard in Los Angeles.
In 2009, Reeves met Alexandra Grant, an American visual artist at a dinner party. They went on to collaborate on two books together. The couple started dating each other and the two went public with their relationship in November 2019.
Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr.
Sisters: Kim Reeves, Emma Reeves & Karina Miller
Affairs and Relationships
24th December 1999
Daughter: Ava Archer Syme-Reeves (Stillborn)
Keanu started his career by appearing in commercials. His first foray into the entertainment industry was in the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) coming-of-age, short film One Step Away. He appeared in several television films before making his feature film debut in 1986 with the film Youngblood. Towards the end of the 1980s, Reeves starred in several dramas aimed at teen audiences including The Night Before, Lori Loughlin & The Prince of Pennsylvania among others.
In 1991, Reeves starred in Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey. The rest of 1991 marked a significant transition for Reeves’ career as he undertook adult roles. In 1994, he starred in the action thriller Speed. The film proved to be a turning point in Keanu’s career and established him as the leading actor of Hollywood.
In 1999, Reeves starred in the critically acclaimed science fiction film The Matrix, the first installment in what would become The Matrix franchise. In the film, Keanu portrayed the character of Thomas Anderson, a computer programmer. After the success of The Matrix, Keanu starred in numerous thrillers, documentaries, and comedies. Keanu’s career rebounded in 2014 when he played the titular role in the action thriller John Wick, directed by Chad Stahelski.
The film became a franchise. After this Keanu starred in many of his films franchise and films of different genres. He made his directional debut in 2013 with Man of Tai Chi.
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Awards and Achievements
|Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 2000: Favorite Actor – Science Fiction for The Matrix|
MTV Movie & TV Awards 2000: Best Male Performance for The Matrix
Taurus World Stunt Awards 2004: Action Movie Star of the Year for The Matrix Reloaded
Golden Tomato Awards 2020: Golden Year Award for Joh Wick Chapter 3
MTV Movie & TV Awards 1995: Best On-Screen Duo (shared with Sandra Bullock) for The Speed
Movie/TV show (directed)
Man of Tai Chi (2013)
Acting, Brand Endorsement
A residence in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, US
Famous Movies and TV shows
Favorite and Beloved Things
Marshmallows, Pizza & Granola Cappuccino
White currant, Honeydew melon
Taxi Driver – Martin Scorsese, 1976.
Apocalypse Now – Francis Ford Coppola, 1979.
A Clockwork Orange – Stanley Kubrick, 1971.
Stroszek – Werner Herzog, 1977.
Horseback riding and surfing
Djerba and Marrakech, Morroco
Love will tear Of Apart
Google Chrome blue, medium aquamarine
Interest & Hobbies
Horseback riding, Surfing, Traveling & listening to music and bands
Facts About Keanu Reeves
- Keanu’s random acts of kindness include secretly donating large sums of money to children’s hospitals.
- In high school, Keanu Reeves contemplated trying out for the Canadian Olympic ice hockey team.
- When Keanu Reeves first began acting, his agent thought his name was too exotic, so he was credited as K.C. Reeves, Norman Kreeves, or Chuck Spadina.
- During his childhood, he moved around a lot from Hawaii, Australia, New York, and finally Canada.
- Keanu Reeves trained with martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo-ping for the original Matrix film.
- Keanu Reeves is also an author, having written the text for a picture book, Ode to Happiness, illustrated by his partner Alexandra Grant.
- As a teenager in Toronto, he worked as a manager at a pasta restaurant.
- Reeves’s first role ever came at the age of 9 in a theatre production of Damn Yankees.