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Keanu Reeves

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Famous as :

Actor

Birth Name :

Keanu Charles Reeves

Birth Date :

September 02, 1964

Birth Place :

Beirut, Lebanon

Claim to fame :

As Ted Logan in "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" (1989)

Biography


Keanu Charles Reeves was born on September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon to an Asian American of Chinese and Hawaiian descent geologist Samuel Nowlin Reeves and an English showgirl Patricia. Keanu is actually a very unique name, it's spelled "Key-ah-nu" which in Hawaiian means "cool breeze over the mountains." There was a move to Australia for a year where Keanu's first sister Kim was born in 1966, which soon followed by his parents dissolution. Subsequent to their marriage dissolved, Patric and Samuel went their separate ways, in which she and the two kids headed to New York City, while Samuel to Hawaii. Since that time Keanu visited his father in Hawaii on occasion until he was thirteen, the time he saw him for the very last time. And in the year of 1994 it was reported that Samuel was sentenced to ten years in prison for selling heroin at Hilo Airport in 1992. He was paroled in the mid-1996, but both father and son were no longer maintaining contact with each other.

Soon after their move to New York, Patric met and married director Paul Aaron and moved to Toronto, where both took up Canadian citizenship. Less than a year later they split up and Patric went on to marry rock promoter Robert Miller and gave birth to Keanu's second half sister, Karina, in 1976. Switched partners a few times more, Patric for one more time got divorced and married her third husband Robert Miller, a hair salon owner, whom she divorced with in 1994. Facing such verity, Keanu later on tend to describe himself as a "middle-class white boy. A bourgeois, middle-class white boy with an absent father, a strong-willed mother, and two beautiful younger sisters."

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Keanu Reeves Joins Sci-Fi Flick 'Replicas'

October 29, 2014 09:07:38 GMT

has signed in on another project. The actor, who played Neo in "The Matrix" trilogy, is set to take part in Lotus Entertainment and di Bonaventura Pictures' sci-fi thriller "", THR reports.
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Keanu Reeves Says He Saw a Ghost as a Child

October 24, 2014 08:14:47 GMT

was asked by some random questions during an appearance on "" on Wednesday night, October 22 and revealed in the session that he once saw a ghost. The actor, who is currently promoting his latest flick "", shared that he saw the ghost when he was a kid.
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Keanu Reeves Denies 'Dr. Strange' Casting Rumor

October 21, 2014 08:00:46 GMT

responds to "Dr. Strange" rumor, hinting that he is not a frontrunner to play Marvel's Sorcerer Supreme despite rumor to the contrary. The "" actor tells Toronto Sun that he hasn't been approached for the superhero role.
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Keanu Reeves Addresses Doctor Strange Rumor

October 13, 2014 04:52:18 GMT

talks comic book movies in general and responds to "Dr. Strange" rumor. He became one of fans' favorites to headline the upcoming Marvel film after dropped out of negotiations to play the Sorcerer Supreme.
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Keanu Reeves Gets Restraining Order Against Naked Home Intruder

October 03, 2014 22:53:26 GMT

is granted a temporary restraining order against a trespasser to prevent a repeat. The intruder, who is a woman identified as Kerry Colen Raus, is ordered by a judge to stay 100 yards away from the 50-year-old actor and his residence.
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'Bill and Ted 3' to Have Many Versions of Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves

September 26, 2014 07:00:40 GMT

Alex Winter gives update on the threequel of classic sci-fi comedy "Bill & Ted". Speaking to Yahoo! Movies, he says the third movie will follow the duo in multiple timelines, trying to figure out what went wrong that led them to where they are now.
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Another Intruder Reportedly Found at Keanu Reeves' Home

September 24, 2014 09:10:33 GMT

' Hollywood Hills home apparently was targeted by two intruders in two days earlier this month. TMZ reports that just one day after he found a woman sitting in his home library and calmly subdued her, another woman was found at the actor's property.
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Keanu Reeves Finds Home Intruder Sitting in His Library

September 19, 2014 09:20:55 GMT

A woman has been taken into custody for breaking into ' home. According to TMZ, the incident took place on Monday, September 15. The "Speed" actor was sleeping when he heard some sound from his library at 4 A.M.
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Keanu Reeves Is Hell-Bent on Revenge in First 'John Wick' Trailer

September 13, 2014 01:59:57 GMT

Don't hit the button was probably the message in "". Trailer for the action drama starring has just been released, packed with flying bullets and martial arts stuff that the actor is known for.
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Keanu Reeves and Roland Emmerich Team Up for Virtual Reality TV Series

September 10, 2014 09:14:47 GMT

is working on another TV project. Weeks after it's reported that he landed his first small-screen gig on "", it's now announced that he's going to executive produce a new series from Slingshot Global Media titled "New Angeles".
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Keanu Reeves to Topline His First TV Series 'Rain'

August 19, 2014 00:20:44 GMT

is making a transition to small screen. The "Matrix" star will star in an hourlong series titled "", which is based on the best-selling book series by Barry Eisler.
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Keanu Reeves Boards 'Whole Truth' After Daniel Craig's Exit

June 14, 2014 00:51:46 GMT

"" is back on track as signs up to replace . The production was thrown out of schedule when Craig quit the project in April, just several days before filming was set to begin. He was bound by the commitment to "Bond 24".
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Keanu Reeves Won't Return for 'Point Break' Remake

December 26, 2013 02:20:43 GMT

rules out his involvement in the upcoming remake of his 1991 action hit "". When asked by BBC if he would like to reprise his role as an undercover FBI agent Johnny Utah, the "" star says, "Absolutely not. It's not my place."
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Keanu Reeves Open to 'Bill and Ted' Threequel

December 24, 2013 06:14:26 GMT

talked about a possible new "Bill & Ted" film. During a media promo tour for his soon-to-be-released film "", the "" actor revealed there was indeed a plan to make a third installment for the classic time-travelling movie series.
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'47 Ronin' First Trailer: Keanu Reeves Is the Chosen Samurai

July 25, 2013 03:24:31 GMT

"" has debuted its first trailer online and treats fans to glimpses of leaping into action as a rejected half-breed samurai who emerges as a hero. As the video sees "" star turning into a dragon, one can expect more of supernatural scenes to be previewed throughout the movie.
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Melanie Brown Gets Naked and Moons Neighbors

April 22, 2013 07:18:37 GMT

mooned neighbors after challenged her to do so. On Saturday, April 20, Mel B shared an Instagram picture of her being naked in a balcony. Previously, she wrote on Twitter, "Omg it's sooo friggin hot outside feel like taking all my clothes off and busting out some hip hop moves," to which Mel C, or Sporty Spice, replied, "Do it."
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First Trailer for Keanu Reeves' 'Man of Tai Chi' Unleashed

April 22, 2013 07:05:40 GMT

The first trailer for 's upcoming film "" has been debuted at the Beijing International Film Festival. The action film will take fans to watch new interpretations of Chinese martial arts as the lead actor Tiger Chen takes the traditional martial arts to a modern level.
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Jay-Z Makes First Post-Baby Appearance at Club Re-Opening

January 19, 2012 07:37:56 GMT

has made his first public outing since he and wife welcomed their baby daughter in early January. On Wednesday, January 18 night, the "Empire State of Mind" hitmaker stepped out in his best suit for the grand reopening of his 40/40 club in New York City.
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First Trailer for Keanu Reeves' Doc 'Side by Side' Packed With Top Filmmakers

January 19, 2012 07:14:23 GMT

' moviemaking documentary "" gets its first trailer available for viewing pleasure. The video offers a look at Reeves as he interviews several big names in film industry. Among those master filmmakers who are featured in the trailer are George Lucas, James Cameron, Christopher Nolan, Steven Soderbergh, David Lynch and Martin Scorsese.
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First Look: Keanu Reeves Is Bearded Japanese Man on '47 Ronin' Set

November 25, 2011 03:42:34 GMT

ditched his futuristic "Matrix" persona and became a bearded Japanese man on the set of his latest movie "". The 47-year-old actor has been caught on camera sporting a red traditional Japanese robe during the shooting of the film in Shepperton Studios, London.
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Keanu Reeves Turns Down 'Akira'

May 18, 2011 05:12:16 GMT

will not take the lead role in forthcoming Warner Bros. Pictures film, "". JoBlo reports that the star of "" has passed on the role of Kaneda.
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Charlize Theron Romancing Keanu Reeves

May 13, 2010 08:01:42 GMT

has found love with after ending her nine-year romance with Irish actor , according to U.S. tabloid reports. The actress, who played Reeves' wife in "The Devil's Advocate" and his dying lover in Sweet November, split from Townsend in January this year, and reports suggest she has turned to Reeves to help her move on.
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Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron Caught Sharing Intimate Kiss

May 05, 2010 05:07:34 GMT

and have fueled rumors that they are more than just pals when they were spotted getting intimate in Beverly Hills, California on Monday night, May 3. The twosome had PDA while waiting for the valet after sharing a "romantic dinner" at Bouchon restaurant.
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Michael Caine Supports U.K. Prime Minister Candidate's Campaign

April 09, 2010 04:21:10 GMT

Veteran actor has turned to politics ahead of the upcoming U.K. Election - throwing his support behind a Conservative campaign to offer community work to teenagers. The "" star recently spoke out about the underprivileged youngsters he met while shooting his latest movie "" in London, insisting many young people need help finding focus in life.
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Tom Hanks, Keanu Reeves and More Gather in Shakespearean Classic

April 09, 2010 04:08:04 GMT

, , and have teamed up to form an all-star cast in Shakespearean classic "Much Ado About Nothing" for a one-off charity performance. The actors will read The Bard's famous play at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica, California on Monday night, April 12, along with and , with music from veteran rocker , according to the Los Angeles Times.
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Director Exits From Keanu Reeves' 'Jekyll'

February 16, 2010 07:05:39 GMT

Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn has pulled out of ' new adaptation of "" due to a scheduling conflict. The filmmaker was due to take charge of "Jekyll", a modern retelling of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic, but has since been forced to withdraw from the project.
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