Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves Sunglasses

Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures "The Matrix"

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Biography

Keanu Charles Reeves was born on September 2nd, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. After his parents got divorced, his mother moved the family first to Australia, and then to New York before finally settling in Toronto.

Keanu's first gigs were on stage, in TV commercials, and in short films. Keanu is dyslexic, and in high school excelled at ice hockey but not academics. His first studio movie role was a hockey goalie in Youngblood (1986), which was filmed in Canada. Shortly after the film was released, Keanu dropped out of school and drove to Hollywood to pursue acting.

Keanu has acted in many films including Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure and Johnny Mnemonic, but is probably best known for his role as Neo in The Matrix trilogy.

Trivia

  • Keanu turned down the role of Racer X in Speed Racer.
  • Keanu was a presenter at the 1992 and 1993 MTV Movie Awards.
  • In February 2007, it was revealed that Keanu is afraid of the dark.
  • Keanu dropped out of high school when he was 17 to pursue his dreams of becoming an actor.
  • Is left-handed, but plays bass with his right.
  • Loves ballroom dancing.
  • Was nicknamed "The Wall" when he was a goalie on his high school ice hockey team.
  • Got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2005.
  • Suffers from dyslexia and dropped out of school to pursue acting.

Keanu Reeves Sunglasses

Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures "The Matrix Reloaded"

Quotes

  • "If it doesn't have that element to it, it doesn't really attract me."
  • "I went with an exorcist for a bit. I just want to know really practical things, like how do you hold someone possessed by the devil."
  • "I've been pleased to work with so many wonderful stars through the years. This has been an amazing journey. I hope it continues."
  • "I am not handsome or sexy. Of course, it's not like I am hopeless"
  • "Here comes 40. I'm feeling my age and I've ordered the Ferrari. I'm going to get the whole mid-life crisis package."
  • "It's always wonderful to get to know women, with the mystery and the joy and the depth. If you can make a woman laugh, you're seeing the most beautiful thing on God's Earth."

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