Keanu Reeves is a Canadian actor, director, and producer who has had a successful career in film and television. He rose to fame in the late 1980s and early 1990s with roles in films such as "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure," "Point Break," and "Speed." He has also played iconic roles in films like "The Matrix" trilogy, "John Wick" franchise, and "Constantine." In addition, he has received critical acclaim for his performances in films such as "The Devil's Advocate," "A Walk in the Clouds," and "The Gift."
Reeves was born on September 2, 1964, in Beirut, Lebanon. His mother, Patricia Taylor, was a costume designer and performer, and his father, Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr., was a geologist. Reeves' parents separated when he was three, and his mother primarily raised him in Toronto, Canada.
Reeves began acting in high school and later attended the Actors Studio in New York City. He made his film debut in the 1985 movie "Youngblood," but his role in the 1989 film "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" brought him widespread recognition. He went on to star in several successful films throughout the 1990s and 2000s, including "Point Break," "Speed," "The Matrix" trilogy, "John Wick" franchise, and many more.
In addition to his acting career, Reeves is also a musician and has played bass guitar in the band Dogstar. He also has a long-standing interest in motorcycles and is a motorcycle enthusiast. Reeves is also known for his philanthropy. He has substantially donated to various children's hospitals and cancer research centers. He has also been involved in different environmental causes. In addition, he is known for his private life and is highly respected for his humility, kindness, and generosity.