Actor

Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves

Born:

Keanu Reeves who is Canadian actor, director, producer, and musician born on September 2, 1964, In Beirut, Lebanon.

Family Background:

He is born to Samuel Nowlin Reeves Jr. and Patricia Bond. His father had been Asian-American geologist of Chinese and Hawaiian descent and his mother was an English showgirl. He has three siblings, Emma Reeves, Karina Miller, Kim Reeves.

Personal Life:

He had involved in many women affairs, Including River Phoenix, who was his co-star and close friend, they acted together in the film ‘My Own Private Idaho’, In 1991, he also in a relationship with Jennifer Syme, They had one baby together, named Ava.

Education:

He had attended schools like De La Salle College and the Toronto School for the Performing Arts. He dropped out of college forever at the age of 17 and had decided to take up acting in the movies as his career choice.

Career:

In 1979, When Reeves was only 15, He had worked at the Leah Posluns Theatre in the stage production of ‘Romeo and Juliet’. After that, He had made his debut on TV with CBC Television’s sitcom ‘Hanging In’. In 1986, Reeves had his first drama film ‘River’s Edge’ – the movie showed a group of teenagers affected by a murder. After the success of this movie, Reeves had got noticed and had been offered more and more roles in the movies suitable for his age, like: ‘Permanent Record’. In 1989, He had played the role of ‘Ted Logan’ in the movie ‘Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure’ and In 1991 its series ‘Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey’ came out. During the late 90s, He had movies like an American romantic drama named ‘A Walk in the Clouds’ in which he played the role of an army man who had returned home after the battle to settle down with his newlywed wife. In 2010, Reeves did some low-budget movies such as ‘Henry’s Crime’ and ‘Generation Um…’and did a big-budget film as well known as 47 Ronin’. During the filming of these movies which Reeves did pre-production effort on his home-production and directorial debut, ‘Man of Tai Chi’, a movie inspired by the life of a famous stuntman and his friend Tiger Chen.

 

Unknown Facts:

  • He used to be in Band.
  • His full name is Keanu Charles Reeves.
  • His first name meaning is “cool breeze over the mountains” in Hawaiian.

Master Stroke:

  • Reeves just charged a million US dollar for ‘The Devil’s Advocate’, when he could easily earn more so that the producers could afford Al Pacino for the movie.

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 1992, He received the MTV Movie award.
  • In 2000, He received the Blockbuster Entertainment award.
  • In 2004, He received the Taurus Honorary award.
  • In 2005, He received the Walk of Fame award.
  • In 2008, He received the Bambi award.

What can we learn from Him?

Like Keanu Reeves, If you lose something it doesn’t mean that you lose yourself, just overcome to the situation and handle it wisely.

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