Keanu Reeves

Born Sep 2, 1964

Keanu Charles Reeves is a Canadian actor. Reeves is perhaps best known for his roles in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Speed, Point Break and the science fiction-action trilogy The Matrix. He has worked under major directors, such as Stephen Frears; Gus Van Sant (in the 1991 independent film My Own Private Idaho, also written by Van Sant); and Bernardo Bertolucci (in the 1993 film Little Buddha).… Read More

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1964 Birth Born on September 2, 1964.
1966 1 Year Old After his parents divorced in 1966, his mother became a costume designer and moved the family to Sydney, Australia and then to New York City, where she married Paul Aaron, a Broadway and Hollywood director, in 1970. The couple moved to Toronto and divorced in 1971. … Read More


1976 11 Years Old Reeves's mother married Robert Miller, a rock promoter, in 1976; the couple divorced in 1980. She subsequently married her fourth husband, a hairdresser named Jack Bond. The couple's marriage ended in 1994. … Read More
1984 19 Years Old …  In 1984, he was a correspondent for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation TV youth program Going Great. … Read More


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1991 26 Years Old 1 More Event
From 1991, Reeves played bass guitar in the grunge band Dogstar. … Read More
1992 27 Years Old In 1992, he played Jonathan Harker in the Francis Ford Coppola-directed blockbuster Bram Stoker's Dracula, but his performance was received negatively.
1994 29 Years Old In 1994, Reeves's career reached a new high as a result of his starring role in the action film Speed. … Read More


1995 30 Years Old He made news by refusing to take part in Speed 2: Cruise Control – despite the offered $11 million paycheck, which would have been his largest to date – in favour of touring with his band and playing the title role in a 1995 Manitoba Theatre Centre production of Hamlet in Winnipeg, Manitoba. … Read More
1999 34 Years Old 1 More Event
The 1999 science fiction-action hit The Matrix, a film in which Reeves had a starring role, was a box office success and attracted positive reviews. … Read More


2005 40 Years Old 1 More Event
Reeves performed with the band Becky for a year, but quit in 2005, citing his lack of interest in a serious music career.
2008 43 Years Old 1 More Event
He went on to play the lead character in two 2008 films, Street Kings and The Day the Earth Stood Still. … Read More
2010 45 Years Old During Man of Tai Chi's five years of scripting and production, Reeves acted in several B movies with lead roles as Henry in 2010's Henry's Crime and John in 2012's Generation Um. … Read More
In 2011, he returned to other artistic mediums of expression. … Read More
2013 48 Years Old 1 More Event
Reeves is neither Buddhist nor atheist, despite frequent listings to the contrary. He has previously claimed to be non-religious, while also citing an intense interest in Buddhism. In September 2013, when asked if he was a spiritual person, he replied with: "I don't know? … Read More
Reeves has had two stalker incidents occur at his Hollywood Hills home. On September 12, 2014, Reeves awoke and found a female stalker in his library, who told him that she was there to meet him. … Read More
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