Reeves is perhaps best known for his role in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure as well as Speed, Point Break and the science fiction-action trilogy The Matrix. He moves easily between the buttoned-down demeanor that suits a police procedural story and the loose-jointed manner of his comic roles.” A repeated theme in roles he has portrayed is that of saving the world, including the characters of Ted Logan, Buddha, Neo, Johnny Mnemonic, John Constantine and Klaatu. Reeves’s mother was working in Beirut when she met his father. Reeves’ father worked as an unskilled laborer and earned his GED while imprisoned in Hawaii for selling heroin at Hilo International Airport. Reeves moved around the world frequently as a child and he lived with various stepfathers. I was not generally the most well-oiled machine in the school.” Reeves excelled more in hockey than in academics, as his educational development was challenged by dyslexia. in January 2011, on the BBC program ‘The One Show’, he spoke of his English ancestry, via his mother, mentioning his happy watching of ‘The Two Ronnies’ comedy show amongst others when younger, and how his mother imparted English manners that he still has today. Shortly after the movie’s release, Reeves drove to Los Angeles in his 1969 Volvo.
Reeves is perhaps best known for his role in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure as well as Speed, Point Break and the science fiction-action trilogy The Matrix. His performance in the title role in a Manitoba Theatre Centre production of Hamlet was praised by Roger Lewis, the Sunday Times, who declared Reeves “. He abandoned his wife and family when Reeves was three years old, and Reeves does not currently have any relationship with him. The couple moved to Toronto; they divorced in 1971. Reeves’ mother married Robert Miller, a rock promoter, in 1976; the couple divorced in 1980. Reeves stated he was expelled “I was just a little too rambunctious and shot my mouth off once too often. After a few minor roles, Reeves received a more sizable role in the 1986 drama film River’s Edge, which depicted how a murder affected a group of teens. Much of his portrayal in the press and much of the response to his acting in the early 1990s still mentioned his portrayal of the airheaded Ted.