Keanu Charles Reeves ( born September 2, 1964) is a Canadian actor, executive, maker, and performer. He picked up popularity for his featuring job exhibitions in a few blockbuster films, including comedies from the Bill and Ted franchise (1989– 1991); activity thrillers Point Break (1991), Speed (1994), and the John Wick franchise (2014– 2019); mental thriller The Devil’s Advocate (1997); heavenly thriller Constantine (2005); and sci-fi/activity series The Matrix (1999– 2003). He has likewise showed up in sensational movies, such as Dangerous Liaisons (1988), My Own Private Idaho (1991), and Little Buddha (1993), just as the sentimental horror Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992).
Reeves has earned basic approval for his acting. One New York Times critic lauded Reeves’ adaptability, saying that he “shows extensive order and range… he moves effectively between the fastened down aura that suits a police procedural story and the free jointed way of his comic roles”. However, Reeves has spent quite a bit of his later profession being typecast. A recurring character arc in numerous jobs he has depicted is one of sparing the world, as can be found in the characters of Ted Logan, Siddhartha Buddha, Neo, Johnny Mnemonic, John Constantine, and Klaatu. The John Wick franchise represented an arrival to basic acclaim and business accomplishment for Reeves. His acting has gathered a few honors, including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Amid his movie profession, Reeves has occupied with a few types of imaginative articulation. He is a performer and played bass for the bands Dogstar and Becky. Acting in front of an audience, he performed as Prince Hamlet for the Manitoba Theater Center’s creation of Hamlet. He composed the content for an image book, Ode to Happiness, represented by Alexandra Grant. He has likewise delivered a documentary, Side by Side, and coordinated the hand to hand fighting film Man of Tai Chi.
Keanu Charles Reeves was conceived in Beirut on September 2, 1964, the child of Patricia (née Taylor), a costume designer and entertainer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr. His mother is English and hails from Essex. His father, an American from Hawaii, is of Chinese-Hawaiian, English, Irish and Portuguesedescent. Reeves has stated, “My grandma is Chinese and Hawaiian so I was around Chinese art, furniture, and cuisine when I was developing up.” He has likewise discussed his English family, referencing watching parody shows such as The Two Ronnies during his youth, and how his mom granted English habits that he has kept up into adulthood. Reeves’ mom was working in Beirut when she met his dad.
Reeves‘ dad earned his GED while detained in Hawaii for selling heroin at Hilo International Airport. He deserted his better half and family when Reeves was three years of age, however Reeves knew him until he was six. They keep going met on the island of Kauai when Reeves was 13. Reeves moved the world over every now and again as a kid, and lived with different stepfathers. After his folks separated in 1966, his mom turned into an ensemble planner and moved the family to Sydney, and then to New York City, where she wedded Paul Aaron, a Broadway and Hollywood director, in 1970.
The couple moved to Toronto, Ontario, and separated in 1971. At the point when Reeves was 15, he filled in as a creation colleague on Aaron’s films. Reeves’ mom at that point wedded Robert Miller, a stone music advertiser, in 1976; the couple separated in 1980. She along these lines wedded her fourth spouse, a beautician named Jack Bond. The marriage finished in 1994. Grandparents and babysitters watched and his sisters, and Reeves grew up fundamentally in the Yorkville neighbourhood of Toronto.
Inside five years, Reeves went to four secondary schools, including the Etobicoke School of the Arts, from which he was expelled. Reeves expressed he was ousted on the grounds that he was “only excessively unruly and shot [his] mouth off once time after time… [he] was not commonly the most well-oiled machine in the school”.Reeves exceeded expectations more in games than in scholastics, as his instructive improvement was tested by dyslexia.
He was a fruitful ice hockey goalkeeper at De La Salle College, acquiring the epithet “The Wall”.He longed for playing ice hockey for Canada, but damage constrained him to consider other vocation paths. After leaving De La Salle College, he attended Avondale Secondary Alternative School, which enabled him to get training while at the same time filling in as an on-screen character. He later dropped out and did not get a secondary school diploma.
Reeves promoting The Day the Earth Stood Still in Mexico in 2008
Early vocation: 1980– 1986
Reeves started his acting vocation at nine years old, showing up in a theater creation of Damn Yankees. At 15, he played Mercutio in a phase generation of Romeo and Juliet at the Leah Posluns Theatre. Reeves dropped out of secondary school when he was 17. He got a green card through his American stepfather and moved to Los Angeles three years later.He lived with his ex-stepfather, Paul Aaron, who was a phase and TV director.Reeves made his screen acting introduction in a scene of Hangin’ In. In the mid 1980s, he showed up in ads (counting one for Coca-Cola), short movies including the NFB drama One Step Away and organize work such as Brad Fraser’s religion hit Wolfboy in Toronto. In 1984, he was a reporter for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation TV youth program Going Great.
Leap forward: 1986– 1994
After a couple of minor jobs, Reeves got a sizable job in the 1986 show film River’s Edge, which delineated how a homicide influenced a gathering of teenagers. Following this current film’s basic achievement, he spent the late 1980s showing up in various motion pictures went for high school gatherings of people, including the lead jobs in Permanent Record and the surprisingly fruitful 1989 comedy, Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, alongside its 1991 sequel, Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey. That year he had a breakout job in the movie Parenthood.
Ascent of unmistakable quality in film: 1994– 1999
In 1994, Reeves’ profession achieved another high because of his featuring job in the activity film Speed. His throwing in the film was questionable, since, aside from for Point Break, he was basically known for comedies and non mainstream shows. He had never been the sole main event on a film. The late spring activity movie had a genuinely huge spending plan and was helmed by veteran cinematographer Jan de Bont in his directorial debut.
Hollywood fame and The Matrix trilogy: 1999– 2009
The 1999 sci-fi activity hit The Matrix, a film in which Reeves had a featuring job, was a film industry achievement and pulled in positive reviews.
Reeves’ star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
In the middle of the first Matrix film and its continuations, Reeves got positive surveys for his depiction of an abusive husband in The Gift. Aside from The Gift, Reeves showed up in a few movies that got for the most part negative surveys and unremarkable film industry nets, including The Watcher, Sweet November, and The Replacements. Be that as it may, the two Matrix sequels, The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions, along with Something’s Gotta Give and the 2005 frightfulness activity film, Constantine, were film industry triumphs and brought Reeves over into the open spotlight. Reeves performed with the band Becky for a year, however quit in 2005, refering to his absence of enthusiasm for a genuine music career.
Diverse filmmaking and John Wick: 2009– present
Starting in 2008, Reeves started pre-creation on his directorial debut, Man of Tai Chi. The film is a multilingual account, mostly enlivened by the life of his companion, stuntman Tiger Chen. Shooting happened on terrain China and Hong Kong. During Man of Tai Chi’s five long periods of scripting and generation, Reeves acted in several B movies with lead jobs as Henry in Henry’s Crime (2010) and John in Generation Um… (2012). Amid that time, Reeves additionally played Kai in the fundamentally panned 47 Ronin. Critics broadly trait the movie’s poor execution to its course, pacing, center around embellishments, and altering.
It was reported in January 2009 that Reeves was to star in a no frills film adjustment of the anime series Cowboy Bebop, initially slated for discharge in 2011. On account of planning issues, the content was sent for a revise. The venture’s status is as of now obscure, and its prospects are increasingly unsure now that Netflix has declared a no frills TV Series.
In April 2011, Reeves expressed that a third portion of the Bill and Ted series was possible. He further explained on the film in December 2013 amid a taping of NBC’s The Today Show, “I’m available to that. I believe it’s entirely dreamlike, playing Bill and Ted at 50. In any case, we have a decent story in that. You can see the life and delight in those characters, and I figure the world can generally utilize some life and joy.” In May 2018 “Bill and Ted 3” was authoritatively affirmed under the title Bill and Ted Face the Music. Reeves has been connected to the sea romance The Modern Ocean.
Europe’s first Keanu Reeves film celebration titled KeanuCon was declared to be facilitated in Glasgow, Scotland. Originally planned on the birthday of Reeves in September 2018, this was delayed because of a flame at the Glasgow school of Art. The celebration will presently be hung on 27 and 28 April 2019, highlighting nine movies more than two days. The films to be screened include My Own Private Idaho, Speed, The Matrix, Constantine, Reeves’ directorial debut, Man of Tai Chi, and John Wick.