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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 The Bad Batch (post-production)
Rockwell
 2016 The Neon Demon (completed)
Hank
 2016 The Whole Truth (completed)
Richard Ramsey
 2016 Rain (TV Mini-Series) (announced)
John Rain
  Rally Car (pre-production) (rumored)
 2016 Anyone Can Quantum (Short)
Narrator
 2016/III Exposed
Detective Galban
 2015/I Knock Knock
Evan
 2013 47 Ronin
Kai
 2009 CR: Enter the Matrix (Video Game)
Neo
 2009 The Day the Earth Was Green (Video short)
 2005/II Echo (Short)
Narcissus
 2003 Kid's Story (Short)
Neo (English version, 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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Dogstar debuted in Europe, notably playing at Glasgow's T in the Park music festival in mid-July and a gig at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire on 16 July. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 29 Interviews | 38 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 45 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

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

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on River Phoenix] River was a remarkable artist and a rare human being. I miss him every day. See more »

Trivia:

When trying out for the parts of Bill and Ted in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), each actor was paired up with another. Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter were paired up, Reeves trying out for the part of Bill while Winter tried out for the part of Ted. They were cast opposite what they auditioned for. See more »

Trademark:

Intense contemplative gaze

Nickname:

The One See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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