Keanu Reeves Age, Bio, Parents, Height, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Nationality

Keanu Reeves is a Canadian actor. He was born Keanu Charles Reeves. He was born in Beirut and raised in Toronto. He began acting in theatre productions and television films before making his feature film debut in Youngblood.

Keanu Reeves Biography

Keanu Charles Reeves (born September 2, 1964) is a Canadian actor. Born in Beirut and raised in Toronto, Reeves began acting in theatre productions and in television films before making his feature film debut in Youngblood (1986). He had his breakthrough role in the science fiction comedy Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989), and he reprised his role in its sequels. He gained praise for playing a hustler in the independent drama My Own Private Idaho (1991) and established himself as an action hero with leading roles in Point Break (1991) and Speed (1994).

Keanu Reeves Age

How Old Is Keanu Reeves? Keanu Reeves was born on September 2, 1964. He was born in Beirut, Lebanon.

Keanu Reeves Parents

Keanu Reeves was born to Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr. and Patricia Taylor. Keanu was born on September 2, 1964.

Keanu Reeves Siblings

Keanu Reeves has three siblings. They are Kim Reeves, Emma Reeves, Karina Miller.

Keanu Reeves Height

Keanu Reeves stands 1.86m tall.

Keanu Reeves Nationality

Keanu Reeves is a Canadian national.

Keanu Reeves Career

In 1984, Reeves was a correspondent for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) youth television program Going Great. That same year, he made his acting debut in an episode of the television series, called Hangin’ In. In 1985, he played Mercutio in a stage production of Romeo and Juliet at the Leah Posluns Theatre in North York, Ontario. He made further appearances on stage, including Brad Fraser’s cult hit Wolfboy in Toronto. He also appeared in a Coca-Cola commercial in 1983, and in the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) coming-of-age, short film One Step Away.

Reeves made a foray into television films in 1986, including NBC’s Babes in Toyland, Act of Vengeance and Brotherhood of Justice. He made his first motion picture appearances in Peter Markle’s Youngblood (1986), in which he played a goalkeeper, and in the low-budget romantic drama, Flying. He was cast as Matt in River’s Edge, a crime drama about a group of high school friends dealing with a murder case, loosely based on the 1981 murder of Marcy Renee Conrad. The film premiered in 1986 at the Toronto International Film Festival to a largely positive response. Janet Maslin of The New York Times describes the performances of the young cast as “natural and credible”, with Reeves being described as “affecting and sympathetic”.

Towards the end of the 1980s, Reeves starred in several dramas aimed at teen audiences, including as the lead in The Night Before (1988), a comedy starring opposite Lori Loughlin, The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988) and Permanent Record (1988). Although the latter received mixed reviews, Variety magazine praised Reeves’s performance, “which opens up nicely as the drama progresses”. His other acting efforts included a supporting role in Dangerous Liaisons (1988), which earned seven nominations at the 61st Academy Awards, winning three: Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Costume Design, and Best Production Design. This was followed by Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989), in which he portrays a slacker who travels through time with a friend (portrayed by Alex Winter), to assemble historical figures for a school presentation. The film was generally well received by critics and grossed $40.5 million at the worldwide box office. Film review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gave the film a 79% approval rating with the critical consensus: “Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are just charming, goofy, and silly enough to make this fluffy time-travel Adventure work”.

In 1989, Reeves starred in the comedy-drama Parenthood directed by Ron Howard. Nick Hilditch of the BBC gave the film three out of five stars, calling it a “feelgood movie” with an “extensive and entertaining ensemble cast”. In 1990, Reeves gave two acting performances; he portrayed an incompetent hitman in the black comedy I Love You to Death, and played Martin, a radio station employee in the comedy Tune in Tomorrow. He also appeared in Paula Abdul’s music video for Rush Rush which featured a Rebel Without a Cause motif, with him in the James Dean role.

As early as 2008, Reeves and Alex Winter had shown enthusiasm for a third Bill & Ted film, but the project went into development limbo. Finally in 2020, Bill & Ted Face the Music, the third film in the franchise was released. The critic from Salon magazine was disappointed in Reeves’ performance, but praised the film for its message that “music has the power to unite the world”. Leah Greenblatt of Entertainment Weekly gave the film a grade B, and complimented the onscreen chemistry between Reeves and Winter. He also appeared in The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run as a tumbleweed named Sage. Reeves appears as Johnny Silverhand in the video game Cyberpunk 2077. In December 2021, Reeves returned to the screen for the fourth film in The Matrix franchise: The Matrix Resurrections. Carrie-Anne Moss also reprised her role as Trinity. The Matrix Resurrections was a box office disappointment; one critic praised Reeves’ and Moss’ performances, but thought the film was “no game-changer”.

Lionsgate’s John Wick: Chapter 4 premiered on March 24, 2023; Reeves reprised his role as the title character.

Keanu Reeves Wife

Keanu Reeves is not married. However, he is dating Alexandra Grant. Alexandra Grant is an American visual artist who examines language and written texts through painting, drawing, sculpture, video, and other media. Alexandra was born on April 4, 1973 in Ohio, United States.

Keanu Reeves Children

Keanu Reeves does not have children. His only daughter with Jennifer Syme was born eight months into the pregnancy but unfortunately died.

Keanu Reeves Net Worth

Keanu Reeves has an estimated net worth $380 million

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