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Keanu Reeves


Keanu Reeves is a Canadian actor, musician, and comic book writer. Regarded as one of the most influential and acclaimed actors in modern history, he is known for his versatile performances in numerous genres throughout his career.

Born in Beirut and raised in Toronto, he made his acting debut in the Canadian television series Hangin’ In (1984), before making his feature film debut in Youngblood (1986). Reeves 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).

His performance in the horror film The Devil’s Advocate (1997) was well received, and greater stardom came for playing Neo in The Matrix (1999). He played John Constantine in Constantine (2005) and starred in the romantic drama The Lake House (2006), the science fiction thriller The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008), and the crime thriller Street Kings (2008).

In 2014, Reeves starred as the titular assassin in the film John Wick (2014). Reprising his role in subsequent installments, the series has been considered to have revitalized the action film genre and has been regarded as one of the greatest action film franchises of all time. TIME named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2022.

In addition to acting, Reeves has directed the film Man of Tai Chi (2013). He plays bass guitar for the band Dogstar and pursued other endeavors such as developing the BRZRKR franchise and has participated in philanthropic causes.