In his career spanning almost 30 years, Keanu Reeves has managed to remain one of Hollywood’s most interesting and versatile actors. Reeves’ impressive filmography boasts an eclectic mix of blockbusters, including:
Despite his prolific career, Keanu has always been Hollywood’s ultimate introvert, keeping his private life private. However, Reeves has become as loved as a person as he is for acting with a number of reasons that back that up.
Here are 16 reasons why Keanu Reeves is one of the most awesome dudes in Hollywood.
1. Keanu reportedly took pay cuts just so he could work with actors he admires, he did so to star alongside Al Pacino in ‘The Devil’s Advocate’ and ‘The Replacements’ with Gene Hackman.
2. Reeves dabbled in the world of music, starting a garage band called Dogstar after filming for ‘Bill & Ted’ wrapped. Dogstar performed live on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ and even had Weezer open for them for their first gig.
3. Keanu made a portion of ‘The Matrix’ franchise’s box office take in, which he gave $80 million of his $114 million to the hardworking costume and special effects teams.
4. He revealed in a Reddit AMA that he’s played an on-and-off again hockey game that lasted 10 years with strangers he happened to meet on the street after moving to Los Angeles.
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