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Biography #2 (for A Scanner Darkly)

Keanu Reeves is one of Hollywood's most sought after and busiest leading men. He was most recently seen in the comic book adaptation, Constantine, opposite Rachel Weisz and Tilda Swinton, in which he played the title role, John Constantine. In the film based on the DC-Vertigo comic book, Hellblazer, Reeves' character teams up with a police officer to combat evil forces in the occult world. He also played Perry in the independent feature, Thumbsucker, opposite Tilda Swinton and Vince Vaughn.

His long list of credits include Something's Gotta Give, a romantic comedy in which he starred opposite Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton, the highly anticipated The Matrix Revolutions, the final chapter in The Matrix trilogy and the follow-up to The Matrix Reloaded, Hardball, The Gift, opposite Cate Blanchett, for which he received critical acclaim; Sweet November, The Replacements, A Walk in the Clouds, the hit thriller Devil's Advocate, opposite Al Pacino and Charlize Theron; Little Buddha, and Much Ado about Nothing, opposite Denzel Washington, Emma Thompson and Michael Keaton. Reeves was also seen in Bram Stoker's Dracula, My Own Private Idaho, the action-adventure film Point Break, and the very popular Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure and its 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 with Amy Madigan and Fred Ward 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, alongside Glenn Close, John Malkovich and Michelle Pfeiffer. 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 opposite Barbara Hershey in Jon Amiel's Tune in Tomorrow, also starring Peter Falk. His additional credits include TriStar'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.

This summer, Reeve's stars alongside his Speed co-star Sandra Bullock in the romantic drama, The Lake House, directed by Alejandro Agresti; and in the Richard Linklater adaptation of the Philip K. Dick novel, A Scanner Darkly.

Bio courtesy Warner Independent for "A Scanner Darkly" (09-Jul-2006)


Biography #3 (for Constantine)

Keanu Reeves is one of Hollywood's most sought after and successful actors. His dedication to his craft is well known among his peers and is admirably reflected in his choice of roles as well as in his performances. In Fall 2005, he will be seen in the live action, highly stylized, animated adaptation of A Scanner Darkly, directed by Richard Linklater, starring opposite Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson and Winona Ryder. Also on his upcoming release slate is the independent feature Thumbsucker. Directed by newcomer Mike Mills, Thumbsucker boasts an eclectic cast that includes Tilda Swinton, Vincent D'Onofrio, Vince Vaughn and Benjamin Bratt.

In 2003, Reeves dominated the screen in the highly anticipated The Matrix Revolutions, the final chapter in The Matrix trilogy and the follow-up to The Matrix Reloaded. He also received critical acclaim for his supporting role in the romantic comedy Something's Gotta Give, starring with Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton.

Reeves achieved worldwide acclaim with his performance in Jan de Bont's action tour de force Speed, and his long list of credits include Hardball, The Gift, Sweet November, The Replacements, A Walk in the Clouds, the thriller The Devil's Advocate, opposite Al Pacino and Charlize Theron, Bernardo Bertolucci's Little Buddha, and Much Ado About Nothing. He was also seen in Bram Stoker's Dracula, My Own Private Idaho and Point Break.

Reeves was born in Beirut, Lebanon and raised in Toronto where he performed in various local theatre productions and on television before relocating to Los Angeles. One of his first roles was in Tim Hunter's critically acclaimed River's Edge. He then starred in Marisa Silver's Permanent Record and opposite Amy Madigan and Fred Ward in The Prince of Pennsylvania. In 1988, he was cast as the innocent pawn Danceny in Stephen Frears' Dangerous Liaisons, alongside Glenn Close, John Malkovich and Michelle Pfeiffer. He then went on to star in the offbeat and hugely popular comedy Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, which later spawned an equally successful sequel entitled Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey. That same year, he was part of the ensemble cast in Ron Howard's comedy Parenthood and Lawrence Kasdan's I Love You to Death. His first romantic leading role was in Jon Amiel's comedy Tune in Tomorrow, with Barbara Hershey and Peter Falk.

Reeves additional credits include the Sci-Fi thriller Johnny Mnemonic; Andrew Davis' action film Chain Reaction, with his Constantine co-star Rachel Weisz; Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, for director Gus Van Sant; and the dark comedy Feeling Minnesota, opposite Cameron Diaz.

Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "Constantine" (05-May-2005)


Biography #4 (for The Matrix Revolutions)

Keanu Reeves is one of Hollywood's most sought after and busiest leading men. He will next be seen in the romantic comedy Something's Gotta Give starring opposite Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton, and is currently in production on the Warner Bros. epic Constantine.

His long list of credits include the Matrix trilogy; his critically acclaimed performance in The Gift, opposite Cate Blanchett; Hardball; Sweet November; The Replacements; A Walk in the Clouds; the hit thriller The Devil's Advocate, opposite Al Pacino and Charlize Theron; Little Buddha; and Much Ado About Nothing, in which Reeves starred with Denzel Washington, Emma Thompson and Michael Keaton. Reeves was also seen in Bram Stoker's Dracula; My Own Private Idaho; the action-adventure film Point Break; the very popular Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure and its sequel Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey.

Raised in Toronto, Reeves performed in various local theatre 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 with Amy Madigan and Fred Ward 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 alongside Glenn Close, John Malkovich and Michelle Pfeiffer. He joined other outstanding casts that year in Ron Howard's comedy Parenthood and in Lawrence Kasdan's I Love You to Death.

Audiences saw Reeves for the first time as the lead opposite Barbara Hershey in Jon Amiel's Tune in Tomorrow, also starring Peter Falk. 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.

Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "The Matrix Revolutions" (24-Oct-2003)


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