KEANU REEVES is best known for his starting roles in the box office megahits "The Matrix" and "Speed." His long list of credits include; Sam Raimi's "The Gift," for which he received critical acclaim, Pat O'Connor's "Sweet November," Howard Deutch's "The Replacements," Alfonso Arau's period drama, "A Walk in the Clouds;" the hit thriller, "Devil's Advocate;" "Little Buddha," directed by Bernardo Bertolucci; Kenneth Branagh's "Much Ado about Nothing." Reeves was also seen in "Bram Stroker's Dracula," directed by Francis Ford Coppola; "My Own Private Idaho," directed by Gus Van Sant; Kathryn Bigelow's action-adventure film "Point Break;" the very popular "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" and it's sequel, "Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey."
Raised in Toronto, Reeves performed in various local theater productions and on television before relocating to Los Angeles. His first widely acclaimed role was in Tim Hunter's "River's Edge." He then starred in Marisa Silver's "Permanent Record," and in "The Prince of Pennsylvania." Yet another turn came when the actor was cast as the innocent Danceny in Stephen Frears' highly praised "Dangerous Liaisons." He joined other outstanding casts that year in Ron Howard's comedy, "Parenthood," and Lawrence Kasdan's "I Love You to Death." Audiences saw Reeves for the first time as the romantic lead in Jon Amiel's "Tune in Tomorrow." His additional credits include Tri-Star's sci-fi thriller, "Johnny Mnemonic;" Andrew Davis' action film, "Chain Reaction;" and the dark comedy "Feeling Minnesota," directed by Steve Baigelman for New Line Cinema.
Reeves has begun production on the highly anticipated sequels to "The Matrix." Reeves joins the rest of the original cast from "The Matrix" on location in Northern California and Australia to simultaneously film "The Matrix 2" and "The Matrix 3," directed by the Wachowski brothers.