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Keanu Reeves


Keanu Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1964, the son of English-born Patricia Taylor, a showgirl, and American-born Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, Portuguese, Native Hawaiian, and Chinese ancestry. After their marriage ... See full bio »

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 2016 Rain (TV Mini-Series) (announced)
John Rain
 2015 Daughter of God (post-production)
Detective Scott Galban
 2015/I Knock Knock
Evan Webber
 2013 47 Ronin
Kai
 2009-2012 Easy to Assemble (TV Series)
Vorste Feirron
- Bossy Lady (2012)
 2009 CR: Enter the Matrix (Video Game)
Neo
 2005/II Echo (Short)
Narcissus
 2003 Kid's Story (Short)
Neo (voice)
 2003 Enter the Matrix (Video Game)
Neo (voice)
 2000/I The Watcher
Griffin
 1999 Me and Will
Dogstar / Himself
 1999 The Matrix
Neo
 1993 Freaked
Ortiz the Dog Boy (uncredited)
 1991 Providence
Eric
 1991 Paula Abdul: Rush Rush (Video short)
Jeff (uncredited)
 1989 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Kip
- Life Under Water (1989) ... Kip
 1988 The Prince of Pennsylvania
Rupert Marshetta
 1987 Trying Times (TV Series)
Joey
- Moving Day (1987) ... Joey
 1986 Under the Influence (TV Movie)
Eddie Talbot
 1986 The Brotherhood of Justice (TV Movie)
Derek
 1986 Flying
Tommy Warneki
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Michael Riley, Age 17
- Young Again (1986) ... Michael Riley, Age 17 (as K.C. Reeves)
 1986 Act of Vengeance (TV Movie)
Buddy Martin (as Keannu Reeves)
 1985 Comedy Factory (TV Series)
Crackers
- Fast Food (1985) ... Crackers
 1985 Letting Go (TV Movie)
Stereo Teen #1
 1985 Night Heat (TV Series)
Thug #1 / Mugger
- Necessary Force (1985) ... Thug #1
- Crossfire (1985) ... Mugger
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Other Works:

(199?) MTV Movie Awards - presenter "Most Desireable Female" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 29 Interviews | 37 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 43 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Norman Kreeves | K.C. Reeves | Keannu Reeves | Chuck Spadina

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

(On auditioning for Oliver Stone's The Doors (1991)) I auditioned a few times, but I don't think I was ever seriously in the running. I was terrified. I just read some of Jim Morrison's poetry and listened to some of his music and did what I could. See more »

Trivia:

Named after his uncle Henry Keanu Reeves. "Keanu" is a derivation of Reeves' great-great-uncle Keaweaheulu, whose name means "the soft breeze raising" in Hawaiian. See more »

Trademark:

Intense contemplative gaze

Nickname:

The One See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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