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Tony Steedman, Keanu Reeves, Dan Shor, Alex Winter

Keanu Reeves [12]

Born:September 2, 1964 (57)
Filmography Rating:7.30 / 10
IMDB Rating:7.25 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.24 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:81.50%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure [1988](24) => Ted Logan
Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey [1991](27) => Ted Logan / Evil Ted
Much Ado About Nothing [1993](29) => Don John
The Matrix [1999](35) => Neo
The Matrix Revolutions [2003](39) => Neo
The Animatrix [2003](39) => Neo (voice)
The Matrix Reloaded [2003](39) => Neo
John Wick [2014](50) => John Wick
John Wick: Chapter 2 [2017](53) => John Wick
Toy Story 4 [2019](55) => Duke Caboom (voice)
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum [2019](55) => John Wick
Bill & Ted Face the Music [2020](56) => Ted

Trivia that mentions this person:
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure [1988]
  • Originally, Alex Winter auditioned for the role of Ted and Keanu Reeves auditioned for the role of Bill.
    The Matrix [1999]
  • For the cell phone conversation scene between Neo and Morpheus in the Meta Cortechs office Keanu Reeves actually climbed up the window without a stuntman, which was 34 floors up.
    The Matrix Reloaded [2003]
  • It was reported that Keanu Reeves volunteered to give up a claim to a share of ticket sales amounting to around $38 million when producers feared that the film would never recoup the cost of the special effects.
    Suicide Squad: Extended Cut [2016]
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Daniel Craig, Matthew McConaughey, Johnny Depp, Colin Farrell, Keanu Reeves, Oscar Isaac, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Matt Damon, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Alexander Skarsgård, Ewan McGregor, Robert Pattinson, Michael Fassbender, Joel Kinnaman and Jon Hamm were considered for the role of Deadshot. Kinnaman would later be cast as Rick Flag.
    Doctor Strange [2016]
  • Colin Farrell, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tom Hardy, Ethan Hawke, Jack Huston, Oscar Isaac, Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey, Ewan McGregor, Keanu Reeves, Justin Theroux, Jon Hamm, Johnny Depp & Joseph Gordon-Levitt were all considered or rumored for the role of Stephen Strange.
    John Wick [2014]
  • Director Chad Stahelski was Keanu Reeves' stunt double in [The Matrix movies].
  • According to the directors' commentary, when they shot the top-level nightclub fight sequence, Keanu Reeves had the flu, and was running a 104° Fahrenheit fever.
  • Keanu Reeves learned and memorized the nightclub fight sequence the day that the scene was filmed.
  • Bacon grease was placed on Keanu Reeves' face to attract his dog to jump on him when he wakes up in bed.
  • According to Keanu Reeves, he did ninety percent of his own stunts in the film.
  • The film reunites Keanu Reeves, Daniel Bernhardt, and Randall Duk Kim, along with producers-directors Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, all of whom were involved in [The Matrix Trilogy].
    John Wick: Chapter 2 [2017]
  • Director Chad Stahelski was a stunt man in [the "Matrix" trilogy], in which Keanu Reevesplayed the main character.
  • The Latin phrase tattooed on John Wick's (Keanu Reeves) back: "Fortis Fortuna Adiuvat" translates as "Fortune Favors the Brave".
  • Keanu Reeves performed about 95% of the film's stunts himself. The only stunts that he didn't do are the ones in which John Wick gets hit by a car, and the one in which he falls down the stairs during the fight with Cassian (Common).
    Captain Marvel [2019]
  • Keanu Reeves was almost cast as Yon-Rogg.
    John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum [2019]
  • According to Chad Stahelski, when John Wick is knocked down during his fight with the two Shinobi, he was supposed to get straight back up. Keanu Reeves stumbled on the day, tired from shooting, but played it off as a comedic beat which made it into the final cut.
  • Keanu Reeves was asked if he did his own stunts when John Wick was hit by the cars and he responded by saying, "Well, I would've, but you know, hospital. I could've maybe done it once, but that would've been it for me."
  • Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, and Lance Reddick are the only actors to appear in all the John Wick films to date (2019).
  • Anjelica Huston hadn't met Keanu Reeves before this film, but she enjoyed his work in ["The Matrix"] series. She says of the ["John Wick"] films, "They're graceful and beautifully mapped out and the action took my breath away. Keanu really understands silence as well as action like few people do. He puts it all out there physically."
    Toy Story 4 [2019]
  • Keanu Reeves' first Disney movie, as well as his first G-rated movie.
  • Keanu Reeves said he was contacted out of the blue by Pixar for the role, seeking him to voice the part and letting him develop his own riffs on the character.
  • During a meeting with Pixar, Keanu Reeves suggested that his character Duke Caboom would continually pose throughout. This idea was embraced by Pixar and was incorporated into the animation of Duke Caboom.
    Jack Reacher [2012]
  • Nicolas Cage, Jim Carrey, Russell Crowe, Johnny Depp, Cary Elwes, Colin Farrell, Harrison Ford, Jamie Foxx, Mel Gibson, Stephen Lang, Dolph Lundgren, Edward Norton, Ron Perlman, Brad Pitt, Keanu Reeves, Kurt Russell, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Vince Vaughn, Denzel Washington and Bruce Willis were all considered for Jack Reacher.
    Bill & Ted Face the Music [2020]
  • Samara Weaving won the role of Thea in this movie after Keanu Reeves found out that she was the niece of Hugo Weaving. Keanu had worked with Hugo on The Matrix (1999) trilogy.
  • Alex Winter (Bill), Keanu Reeves (Ted), Hal Landon Jr. (Captain Logan), Amy Stoch (Missy), Ed Solomon (Stupid Demon) and Chris Matheson (Ugly Demon) are the only actors to appear in all three ["Bill & Ted" films] in newly shot material. However, George Carlin (Rufus), who died in 2008, appears in archive footage from the first film.
  • During filming in a neighborhood in Louisiana, the cast and crew were often greeted by local residents. One day, Keanu Reeves noticed a sign on a lawn that read "You're breathtaking". He stopped, got out of the car, went to the sign and autographed it. After finding out who the sign belonged to, he went to the family and posed for a photo with them.
  • Alt. Rock band [?] Weezer released an original song {Beginning of the End (Wyld Stallions Edit)} as the first single for the film's soundtrack on August 14, 2020. [?] Weezer's first gig was a closing act for the Alt. Rock band [?] Dogstar in 1992, which Keanu Reeves was a member of at the time.