Keanu Reeves, a majorly recognized actor got his first breakthrough role in a dark adolescent film called River’s Edge in 1986. Due to his amazing performance in this classic tale and a display of complete dramatic range the critics had him on their radar from the very beginning.
Before that he took part in a few TV series and short movies, and one of his first movies was Letting Go from 1985 where he plays a stereo teen.
Keanu Reeves was born on September 2 1964 in Liban as a child of Samuel Nowlin Reeves Jr., a half Chinese, half Hawaiian, and Patricia Taylor, English. When their marriage came to an end she moved with her son to New York. Keanu's father died in 1967. Patricia got married again in 1969 and later moved with children to Toronto, where she applied for citizenship.
Reeves' first popular role was in Bill & Ted’s excellent adventure which not only brought him tremendous success and recognition but also made him an icon of the 80’s. This comic role was a turnover for Reeves, but soon to change his Ted stigma he signed a series of highbrow projects and became a high-budgeted action star.
Keanu Reeves is rocognized also from a vampire movie, 1992 Bram Stoker's Dracula. This horror directed by Francis Ford Coppola grossed $215 million on a $40 million budget. Reeves's performance in this movie has not been boasted by critics.
Reeves took on many challenging roles and appeared in variety of genres over the ensuring decade. His roles are not limited to a specific character but he has done everything from the introspective art fare to action packed thrillers. Speed, A Walk in the Clouds and The Devil’s Advocate are a part of his successful era.
Reeves has also been a part of a sci-fi movie, the Matrix, which turned out to be a major blockbuster and a genre game changer for him. This international hit movie was known for its innovative fight scenes, gorgeous fashion and avant-garde special effects. In fact the second installed or the sequel of this movie, the Matrix Reloaded, was even a bigger financial hit as compare to the previous one.
Recent hits of Keanu Reeves include John Wick, John Wick chapter 2 & 3 and Destination Wedding. In 2019 at E3 CD Projekt Red revealed a teaser video about their new game, Cyberpunk 2077 where Keanu will play a role of Johnny Silverhand.
In 2019 Keanu gave his voice to Duke Caboom, a Toy Story 4 character that suffers from low self-esteem.
They both seem to like each other because they worked together in 4 movies: Dracula, A Scanner Darkly, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee and recently Destination Wedding. But this has nothing to do with marriage or dating. Reeves is quite reluctant when it comes to marriage and had some tough moments when Jennifer Syme, who was his girfriend in 1999, gave a birth to Ava, but she was stillborn. Jennifer later died in a car accident.
A lot of time had to pass before Reeves was ready to engage in a relationship. In 2009, artist Alexandra Grant and Reeves met at a dinner party and became friends. Then they started collaborating on a book together. In November 2019, it was reported that Grant and Reeves are dating.
Keanu Reeves is a master of all expressions and can mesmerize anyone with his remarkable performance. The handsome hunk can pull off any character whether young or old with class and style and can woo you with his charm. Some of his famous movie scenes are now available for your Android phones in form of gif wallpapers in our amazing app!
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