Keanu REEVES

* 02.09.1964, Bairūt (Beirut), Libanon

Schauspieler * wächst in Toronto auf - dort besucht mehrere Schulen ("I was not generally the most well-oiled machine in the school.") * nimmt Schauspielunterricht an der Toronto School for the Performing Arts * sammelt erste Erfahrungen in Bühnenproduktionen (Damn Yankees) und TV-Werbespots * 1984 professionelles Bühnendebüt in Wolfboy (in Toronto) - spielt im gleichen Jahr erste Kino- und Fernsehrollen * 1986 zieht nach Los Angeles um * macht erstmals ein breites Publikum mit den Parts in River's Edge (1986) und (als trotteliger Teenager) in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1987) auf sich aufmerksam * 1988 schafft den ersten Achtungserfolg neben Glenn Close, John Malkovich und Michelle Pfeiffer in Stephen Frears' Dangerous Liaisons * feiert seinen endgültigen Durchbruch - an der Seite von Sandra Bullock - mit dem Actionfilm Speed (1993) und avanciert zum neuen Star in Hollywood * kann einen weiteren Hit mit der bahnbrechenden Matrix-Trilogie (1998-2002) verbuchen * 1995 übernimmt den Titelpart in der Theaterproduktion Hamlet in Winnipeg ("He is one of the top three Hamlets I have seen, for a simple reason: he is Hamlet." Theaterkritiker Roger Lewis in The Sunday Times) * 2012 gibt sein Regiedebüt mit Man of Tai Chi * 1993-2003 tritt als Bassist mit der Band Dogstar auf | Bild: Keanu Reeves in Johnny Mnemonic (1994)

FILMS

Youngblood (Bodycheck, 1984-USA; R+B: Peter Markle, K: Mark Irwin, M: William Orbit, D: Rob Lowe: Dean Youngblood, Cynthia Gibb: Jessie Chadwick, Ed Lauter: Murray Chadwick & Patrick Swayze: Derek Sutton / Keanu Reeves: Heaver) 110m-Teenieromanze (07-?; 8601)

Flying (Träume werden wahr, 1984-CDN; R: Paul Lynch, B: John Sheppard, K: Perci Young, M: Ollie E. Brown & Joe Curiale, D: Olivia d'Abo: Robin Crew, Rita Tushingham: Jean Stoller, Keanu Reeves: Tommy Warneki) 95m-Jugenddrama (10-12; 8609)

Act of Vengeance (Local 323, 1985-USA/CDN; R: John Mackenzie, B: Scott Spencer, K: Phil Meheux, M: Frankie Miller, D: Charles Bronson: Jock Yablonski * Ellen Burstyn: Margaret Yablonski * Wilford Brimley: Tony Boyle / Keanu Reeves: Buddy Martin) 91/5m-Politthriller (Buch von Trevor Armbrister, 1975) (08-09; 8608-D) > TVM (8604)

River's Edge (Das Messer am Ufer, 1986-USA; R: Tim Hunter, B: Neal Jimenez, K: Frederick Elmes, M: Jürgen Knieper, D: Crispin Glover: Layne, Keanu Reeves: Matt, Ione Skye: Clarissa, Roxana Zal: Maggie, Daniel Roebuck: Samson, Joshua Miller: Tim & Dennis Hopper: Feck) 99m-Jugenddrama (01-?; 8705)

Babes in Toyland (Abenteuer im Spielzeugland, 1986-USA; R: Clive Donner, B: Paul Zindel, K: Arthur Ibbetson, M: Leslie Bricusse, D: Drew Barrymore: Lisa Piper, Richard Mulligan: Barnie/Barnaby Barnicle, Eileen Brennan: Mrs. Piper/Widow Hubbard, Keanu Reeves: Alex/Jack, Jill Schoelen: Margaret/Mary Contrary, Googy Gress: Jim/Georgie Porgie & Pat Morita: Puppenspieler) 95m-Fantasymärchen (Operette von Victor Herbert, 1903) (Sommer; 8712-D) > TVM in USA (140m > 8612)

The Night Before (Eine verrückte Reise durch die Nacht, 1986-USA; R: Thom Eberhardt, B: Gregory Scherick, Thom Eberhardt, K: Ron Garcia, M: Mark Davis, D: Keanu Reeves: Winston Connelly, Lori Loughlin: Tara Mitchell, Theresa Saldana: Rhonda & Trinidad Silva: Tito) 85m-Teeniekomödie (09-?; 8804)

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (Bill & Teds verrückte Reise durch die Zeit, 1987-USA; R: Stephen Herek, B: Chris Matheson, Ed Solomon, K: Timothy Suhrstedt, M: David Newman, D: Keanu Reeves: Ted "Theodore" Logan, Alex Winter: Bill S. Preston, George Carlin: Rufus) 90m-Fantasykomödie (02-05; 8902)

Permanent Record (The Last Song, 1987-USA; R: Marisa Silver, B: Jarre Fees, Alice Liddle, Larry Ketron, K: Frederick Elmes, M: Joe Strummer, D: Keanu Reeves: Chris Townsend, Alan Boyce: David Sinclair, Michelle Meyrink: M.G., Jennifer Rubin: Lauren) 91m-Drama (07-09; 8804)

The Prince of Pennsylvania (Der Prinz von Pennsylvania, 1987/88-USA; R+B: Ron Nyswaner, K: Frank Prinzi, M: Thomas Newman, D: Fred Ward: Gary Marshetta ° Keanu Reeves: Rupert Marshetta ° Bonnie Bedelia: Pam Marshetta & Amy Madigan: Carla Headlee) 87m-Tragikomödie (11-?; 8809)

Dangerous Liaisons (Gefährliche Liebschaften, 1988-USA * Stephen Frears ... Chevalier Danceny) (Roman von Choderlos de Laclos) (05-07; 8812)

Parenthood (Eine Wahnsinnsfamilie, 1989-USA; R: Ron Howard, B: Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, K: Donald McAlpine, M: Randy Newman, D: Steve Martin: Gil Buckman, Tom Hulce: Larry Buckman, Rick Moranis: Nathan Merrick, Martha Plimpton: Julie, Keanu Reeves: Tod, Jason Robards: Frank Buckman, Mary Steenburgen: Karen Buckman, Dianne Wiest: Helen) 124m-Tragikomödie (01-04; 8908)

I Love You to Death (Ich liebe dich zu Tode, 1989-USA; R: Lawrence Kasdan, B: John Kostmayer, K: Owen Roizman, M: James Horner, D: Kevin Kline: Joey Boca * Tracey Ullman: Rosalie * William Hurt: Harlan James * River Phoenix: Devo * Joan Plowright: Nadja * Keanu Reeves: Marlon James) 96m-Schwarze Komödie (04-07; 9004)

Tune In Tomorrow... (Julia und ihre Liebhaber, 1989-USA * Jon Amiel ... Martin Loader) (Roman von Mario Vargas Llosa) (08-10; 9010)

Point Break (Gefährliche Brandung, 1990-USA; R: Kathryn Bigelow, B: W. Peter Iliff, K: Don/ald Peterman, M: Mark Isham D: Patrick Swayze: Bodhi * Keanu Reeves: Johnny Utah) 122m-Actionkrimi (07-10; 9107)

My Own Private Idaho (My Private Idaho, 1990-USA; R+B: Gus Van Sant, K: Eric Alan Edwards, John J. Campbell, M: Bill Stafford, D: River Phoenix: Mike Waters * Keanu Reeves: Scott Favor) 104m-Drama (Bühnenstück Henry IV von William Shakespeare, 1597) (11-12; 9109)

Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey (Bill & Teds verrückte Reise in die Zukunft, 1991-USA; R: Pete Hewitt, B: Chris Matheson, Ed Solomon, K: Oliver Wood, M: David Newman, D: Keanu Reeves: Ted "Theodore" Logan, Alex Winter: Bill, William Sadler: Tod, Joss Ackland: De Nomolos & George Carlin: Rufus) 93m-Fantasykomödie (01-04; 9107)

(Bram Stoker's) Dracula (1991/92-USA * Francis Ford Coppola ... Jonathan Harker) (Roman von Bram Stoker) (10-01; 9211)

Much Ado about Nothing (Viel Lärm um nichts, 1992-GB; R+B: Kenneth Branagh, K: Roger Lanser, M: Patrick Doyle, D: Kenneth Branagh: Benedick, Richard Briers: Leonato, Michael Keaton: Dogberry, Robert Sean Leonard: Claudio, Keanu Reeves: Don Juan, Emma Thompson: Beatrice, Denzel Washington: Don Pedro) 111m-Komödie (Bühnenstück von William Shakespeare, 1600) (08-09; 9308)

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, 1992/93-USA * Gus Van Sant ... Julian Gitche) (Roman von Tom Robbins) (09-01; 9405)

Little Buddha (Little Buddha, 1992/93-F/GB * Bernardo Bertolucci ... Siddhartha) (09-02; 9312)

Speed (Speed, 1993-USA * Jan de Bont ... Jack Traven) (9406)

Johnny Mnemonic (Vernetzt - Johnny Mnemonic, 1994-CDN; R: Robert Longo, B: William Gibson, K: François Protat, M: Brad Fiedel, D: Keanu Reeves: Johnny Mnemonic * Dolph Lundgren: Karl Honig * Takeshi Kitano: Takahashi) 98m-Sci-Fi-Thriller (Kurzgeschichte von William Gibson, 1981) (02-05; 9505-USA)

A Walk in the Clouds (Dem Himmel so nah, 1994-USA; R: Alfonso Arau, B: Robert Mark Kamen, Mark Miller, Harvey Weitzman, K: Emmanuel Lubezki, M: Maurice Jarre, D: Keanu Reeves: Paul Sutton * Aitana Sanchez-Gijon: Victoria Aragon * Anthony Quinn: Pedro Aragón) 103m-Romanze (07-10; 9508)

Feeling Minnesota (Minnesota, 1995-USA; R+B: Steven Baigelman, K: Walt Lloyd, M: Karyn Rachtman, D: Keanu Reeves: Jjaks Clayton * Vincent D'Onofrio: Sam Clayton * Cameron Diaz: Freddie Clayton) 95m-Tragikomödie (04-06; 9609)

Chain Reaction (Außer Kontrolle, 1996-USA; R: Andrew Davis, B: J.F. Lawton, Michael Bortman, K: Frank Tidy, M: Jerry Goldsmith, D: Keanu Reeves: Eddie Kasalivich * Morgan Freeman: Paul Shannon) 106m-Actionthriller (01-04; 9608)

The Last Time I Committed Suicide (Wie ich zum ersten Mal Selbstmord beging, 1996-USA; R+B: Stephen T. Kay, K: Bobby Bukowski, M: Tyler Bates, D: Thomas Jane: Neal Cassady, Keanu Reeves: Harry, Adrien Brody: Ben, John Doe: Lewis, Claire Forlani: Joan, Jim Haynie: Jerry, Marg Helgenberger: Lizzy, Lucinda Jenney: Rosie Trickle, Gretchen Mol: Mary Greenway) 92m-Jugenddrama (04-05; 9706)

The Devil's Advocate (Im Auftrag des Teufels, 1996/97-USA * Taylor Hackford ... Kevin Lomax) (Roman von Andrew Neiderman) (10-02; 9710)

The Matrix (Matrix, 1998-USA; R+B: Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski, K: Bill Pope, M: Don Davis, D: Keanu Reeves: Neo * Laurence Fishburne: Morpheus) 136m-Sci-Fi-Action (03-09; 9903)

The Replacements (Helden aus der zweiten Reihe, 1999-USA; R: Howard Deutch, B: Vince McKewin, K: Tak Fujimoto, M: John Debney, D: Keanu Reeves: Shane Falco * Gene Hackman: Jimmy McGinty) 118m-Sportkomödie (08-11; 0008)

The Watcher (The Watcher, 1999-USA; R: Joe Charbanic, B: David Elliott, Clay Ayers, K: Michael Chapman, M: Marco Beltrami, D: James Spader: Campbell ° Marisa Tomei: Polly, Ernie Hudson: Ibby, Chris Ellis: Hollis & Keanu Reeves: Griffin) 97m-Psychothriller (10-12; 0009)

The Gift (The Gift - Die dunkle Gabe, 2000-USA; R: Sam Raimi, B: Billy Bob Thornton, Tom Epperson, K: Jamie Anderson, M: Christopher Young, D: Cate Blanchett: Annie Wilson * Giovanni Ribisi: Buddy Cole * Keanu Reeves: Donnie Barksdale * Katie Holmes: Jessica King & Greg Kinnear: Wayne Collins & Hilary Swank: Valerie Barksdale) 112m-Mysterydrama (02-03; 0012)

Sweet November (Sweet November, 2000-USA; R: Pat O'Connor, B: Kurt Voelker, K: Edward Lachman, M: Christopher Young, D: Keanu Reeves: Nelson Moss * Charlize Theron: Sara Deever) 120m-Melodram (04-07; 0102)

Hardball (Hardball, 2000-USA; R: Brian Robbins, B: John Gatins, K: Tom Richmond, M: Mark Isham, D: Keanu Reeves: Conor O'Neill * Diane Lane: Elizabeth Wilkes) 106m-Drama (Buch von Daniel Coyle, 1993) (08-10; 0109)

The Matrix Reloaded (Matrix Reloaded, 2001/02-USA; R+B: Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski, K: Bill Pope, M: Don Davis, D: Keanu Reeves: Neo ° Laurence Fishburne: Morpheus ° Carrie-Anne Moss: Trinity) 138m-Sci-Fi-Thriller (09>270 Tage; 0305)

The Matrix Revolutions (Matrix Revolutions, 2001/02-USA; R+B: Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski, K: Bill Pope, M: Don Davis, D: Keanu Reeves: Neo * Laurence Fishburne: Morpheus * Carrie-Anne Moss: Trinity) 130m-Sci-Fi-Action (09>270 Tage; 0311)

Something's Gotta Give (Was das Herz begehrt, 2003-USA * Nancy Meyers ... Julian Mercer) (02-07; 0312)

Thumbsucker (Thumbsucker * Thumbsucker - Bleib wie du bist!, 2003-USA; R+B: Mike Mills, K: Joaquin Baca-Asay, M: Tim DeLaughter, D: Lou Taylor Pucci: Justin Cobb ° Tilda Swinton: Audrey Cobb ° Vincent D'Onofrio: Mike Cobb ° Keanu Reeves: Perry Lyman ° Benjamin Bratt: Matt Schramm ° Kelli Garner: Rebecca & Vince Vaughn: Mr. Geary) 96m-Tragikomödie (Roman von Walter Kirn, 1999) (07-08; 0509)

Constantine (Constantine, 2003/04-USA * Francis Lawrence ... John Constantine) (10-02; 0502)

The Lake House (Das Haus am See, 2005-USA; R: Alejandro Agresti, B: David Auburn, K: Alar Kivilo, M: Rachel Portman, D: Keanu Reeves: Alex Wyler * Sandra Bullock: Kate Forster) 105m-Fantasyromanze (03-05; 0606)

Street Kings (Street Kings, 2007-USA; R: David Ayer, B: James Ellroy, Kurt Wimmer, Jamie Moss, K: Gabriel Beristain, M: Graeme Revell, D: Keanu Reeves: Detective Tom Ludlow, Forest Whitaker: Captain Jack Wander, Hugh Laurie: Captain James Biggs, Chris Evans: Detective Paul Diskant) 108m-Actionthriller (05-?; 0804)

The Day the Earth Stood Still (Der Tag, an dem die Erde stillstand, 2007/08-USA * Scott Derrickson ... Klaatu) (12-03; 0812)

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (Pippa Lee, 2008-USA; R+B: Rebecca Miller, K: Declan Quinn, M: Michael Rohatyn, D: Robin Wright Penn: Pippa Lee * Alan Arkin: Herb Lee, Maria Bello: Suky Sarkissian, Monica Bellucci: Gigi Lee, Blake Lively: Pippa /jung/, Julianne Moore: Kat, Keanu Reeves: Chris Nadeau, Winona Ryder: Sandra Dulles) 98m-Liebesdrama (Roman von Rebecca Miller, 2008) (04-06; 0911)

Henry's Crime (Henry & Julie - Der Gangster und die Diva, 2009/10-USA; R: Malcolm Venville, B: Sacha Gervasi, David White, K: Paul Cameron, D: Keanu Reeves: Henry Torne * Vera Farmiga: Julie Ivanova & James Caan: Max Saltzman) 108m-Gaunerkomödie (12-01; 1104)

Generation Um... (Threesome - Eine Nacht in New York, 2010-USA; R+B: Mark L. Mann, K: Mauricio Rubinstein, M: Fall On Your Sword, D: Keanu Reeves: John * Bojana Novakovic: Violet * Adelaide Clemens: Mia) 96m-Drama (09-?; 1305)

47 Ronin (47 Ronin, 2011-USA; R: Carl Rinsch, B: Chris Morgan, Hossein Amini, K: John Mathieson, M: Ilan Eshkeri, D: Keanu Reeves: Kai, Hiroyuki Sanada: Ôishi, Tadanobu Asano: Lord Kira, Rinko Kikuchi: Mizuki, Ko Shibasaki: Mika) 118m-Fantasyaction (03-08/+08.12; 1312)

Man of Tai Chi (Man of Tai Chi, 2012-USA/VRC; R: Keanu Reeves, B: Michael G. Cooney, K: Elliot Davis, M: Kwong Wing Chan, D: Tiger Hu Chen: Chen Linhu ° Keanu Reeves: Donaka Mark ° Karen Mok: Sun Jingshi) 105m-Action (02-04; 1307)

John Wick (2013-USA; d: Chad Stahelski, B: Derek Kolstad, K: Jonathan Sela, M: Tyler Bates & Joel J. Richard, D: Keanu Reeves: John Wick, Michael Nyqvist: Viggo Tarasov, Alfie Allen: Iosef Tarasov, Adrianne Palicki: Ms. Perkins, Bridget Moynahan: Helen Wick, Dean Winters: Avi & Ian McShane: Winston & John Leguizamo: Aurelio & Willem Dafoe: Marcus) 101m-Actionthriller (10-?; 1410)

Knock Knock (Knock Knock, 2014-USA/RCH; R: Eli Roth, B: Eli Roth, Nicolás López, Guillermo Amoedo, K: Antonio Quercia, M: Manuel Riveiro, D: Keanu Reeves: Evan Webber * Lorenza Izzo: Genesis * Ana de Armas: Bel, Aaron Burns: Louis, Ignacia Allamand: Karen Alvarado & Colleen Camp: Vivian) 99m-Thriller (04-05; 1509-RCH)

The Whole Truth (2014-USA; R: Courtney Hunt, B: Rafael Jackson [= Nicholas Kazan], K: Jules O'Loughlin, M: Evgueni Galperine & Sacha Galperine, D: Keanu Reeves: Richard Ramsay, Renée Zellweger: Loretta, Gugu Mbatha-Raw: Janelle, Gabriel Basso: Mike Lassiter & Jim Belushi: Boone Lassiter) 93m-Thriller (07-08; 1608-MEX + TR)

Exposed (2014-USA; R: Declan Dale [= Gee Malik Linton], B: Gee Malik Linton, K: Trevor Forrest, M: Carlos José Alvarez, D: Ana de Armas: Isabel de la Cruz * Keanu Reeves: Detective Scott Galban, Christopher McDonald: Lt. Galway, Big Daddy Kane: "Black" & Mira Sorvino: Janine Cullen) 102m-Thriller (10-12; 1601)

The Neon Demon (The Neon Demon, 2015-DK/F; R: Nicolas Winding Refn, B: Nicolas Winding Refn, Mary Laws, Polly Stenham, K: Natasha Braier, M: Cliff Martinez, D: Elle Fanning: Jesse, Karl Glusman: Dean, Jena Malone: Ruby, Bella Heathcoate: Gigi, Abbey Lee: Sarah & Christina Hendricks: Roberta Hoffman & Keanu Reeves: Hank) 117m-Psychohorror (03-05; 1606)


Me & Will (1998-USA * Sherrie Rose ... cameo) > nur Videovertrieb (R; 9910)

Ellie Parker (Elli Parker, 2000-04-USA * Scott Coffey ... cameo) (0511)

BOOK

Michael Kohler: Keanu Reeves. Berlin: Bertz + Fischer Verlag, 2005

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