Keanu Charles Reeves was born on 2nd September 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is an actor, musician, producer and director. He dropped out of high school when he was 17 and pursued career as an actor. Keanu is widely known as one of the most generous actors in the industry.
His versatility has been praised by New York Times critic Janet Maslin
“He moves easily between the buttoned-down demeanors that suits a police procedural story and the loose-jointed manner of his comic roles.”
Reeves began his career when he was nine, appearing in a theatre production of Damn Yankees. At 15, he played the role of Mercutio at the Leah Posluns Theatre in a stage play “Romeo and Juliet”. His role as Prince Hamlet in a stage show was acknowledged by the critic Roger Lewis
“He is one of the top three Hamlets I have seen, for a simple reason: he is Hamlet.”
Reeves first critically acclaimed hit was “River’s Edge” which was aimed at the teenagers. He won the MTV’s “Most Desirable Male” award for his high budget film “Point Break”. A 2006 online survey ranked him among the “Top Ten of America’s Favorite Stars”. Keanu Reeves has continued to top the charts by his movies. He has performed in theaters and has acted in movies as well. In the filming amphitheater, he is best known for his roles in “Speed”, “Point Break” and “Matrix”. One of his most commercially successful roles include John Wick. Most of his movies have been top grossers at the box office.
The top ten movies include;
- The Matrix
- My Own Private Idaho
- The Matrix Reloaded
- Dangerous Liaisons
- Point Break
- Much Ado About Nothing
- Mayor of the Sunset Strip
- John Wick
- River’s Edge