Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves

Full Name Keanu Charles Reeves(Cool Breeze over the mountains-in Hawaiian)
Nick name The wall (due to his position in ice hockey)
Other names Chuck Spidena
Date of birth 2-Sep-1964
Place of birth Beirut, Lebanon
Hair Brown
Eyes Brown
Height 6’1
Weight 175 lb
Family Sisters– Kim and Karina
Native Canadian (holds canadian citizenship and passport)
School attended Jesse Ketchum Public school -Tornto (Kindergarten to eigth grade)
Hight Schools- De la salle College and Toronto school for the performing arts (dropped completely at age 17)
Jobs held  Sharpening skates at an ice rink shop, landscaping, making pasta in a Toronto hotel
  • Stage:Wolfboy‘ in 1984
  • Motion picture: ‘Dream to Believe’ in Canada
  • TV.Movie: ‘Under the influence’
  • Hollywood: ‘Young Blood’
 Motorcycle-1974, 850cc Norton combat commando
Hobbies  Horse back riding and surfing
Best films  Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure(1989),Speed 1994, The matrix (1999), Matrix Reloaded(2003),
Best role  River’s Edge
Awards and
  • 1992: MTV Movie Award: ‘The most desirable male’ Point Break

  • 1995– MTV Movie Award: Best Onscreen duo – Speed

  • 1996 – MTV Movie Award: ‘Walk in the clouds’

  • 2000– Blockbuster Entertainment Award: ‘Favourite Actor’ The Matrix

  • Ranked #23 in Empire (UK) magazine’s ‘The Top 100 Movies Stars of all time” (Oct 1997)

  • One of the 50 most beautiful people in the world by People magazine -1995

  • Learned over 200 martial arts moves for ‘The Matrix Reloaded’
  • Left handed
  • Came to Hollywood in 1986 with only $3000 and an old volvo
  • Loves Ballroom dancing
  • Named after his great,great uncle.
Music Band Dogstar, he plays bass guitar
Salary per film
Films yet to be released  Matrix Revolutions(expected to be released in Nov2003), Something’s gotta Give (2003), Thumbsucker (2004)
Quote on fame “I’m Mickey Mouse. They don’t know who’s inside the suit.”–Vanity Fair, August, 1995

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