Keanu Reeves is an actor, musician, famous for his participation in the film “The Matrix”.
Born Keanu Reeves on September 2, 1964 in Beirut. Reeves has mixed roots, among his ancestors: Englishmen, Irish, Hawaiians, Chinese. His father was a geologist, and in the family except Kian was brought up three more sisters. When the boy was two years old, his parents divorced, and in 1969 he and his mother settled in New York. Then in the biography Keanu Reeves moved to Toronto. There he attended school, although reluctantly. Already at a young age, Reeves was carried away by music, as well as chess. He was a member of the school hockey team and even dreamed of taking seriously this sport in the future. And for an excellent game once received the title of the most valuable player.
Reeves in his biography began acting career at the age of 9 years. Then he took part in the productions of the local club. At age 15, he played in the production of “Romeo and Juliet” theater “Leah Posluns”. On television, Kiano Reeves made his debut in the comedy series “Hangin ‘In”. Throughout the 1980s, he appeared on screen in several short films. And in 1984 Reeves became a correspondent in the youth program “Going Great” on Canadian television.
Then Reeves played the role of hockey goalkeeper in the film “Young Blood”, after which he went to Los Angeles. There, in the beginning, the actor received only small roles. After starring in the movie “On the River Bank,” Keanu Reeves appeared in several other teenage films until the late 1980s. And in the early 1990s he moved on to more serious pictures. He starred in the high-budget film “On the Crest of the Wave,” for which he won the MTV award as “the most coveted actor.” Then the filmography Keanu Reeves replenished with several independent films. Among them: “My personal state of Idaho.” In the Reeves biography, the acting career reached a new height after the release of the militant “Speed”.
Then followed the films “Walk in the Clouds”, “Johnny Mnemonics”, “Chain Reaction”. At that time he is a universally recognized actor, a photo of Keanu Reeves and interviews with him are published in well-known magazines. Reeves refused to star in the continuation of the film “Speed”, preferring the tape “Devil’s Advocate.” Here, along with him played Charlize Theron, Al Pacino.
Surprising success was waiting for Reeves after the release of one of his most famous films – “Matrix”. Between the shooting of the first and the rest of the film Keanu Reeves played in the tapes “Dar”, “Observer”, “Sweet November”, “Doublets”. Then came the sequel to the “Matrix”: “The Matrix: Reloaded”, “The Matrix: The Revolution.” Next in the filmography of Reeves appear the tape “Confusion”, “House by the Lake”. In 2008, Reeves played two main roles at once, in the films “The Day the Earth Stood Still”, “The Kings of the Streets”.
In addition to acting, Keanu Reeves is also fond of music. During the 1990s, he was a bass player in the band “Dogstar”, and later in the band “Becky”.