KEANU REEVES' Career-Defining Movie Roles - From Ted To John Wick!
Keanu Reeves has already cemented his legacy as one of Hollywood's most bankable and respected stars. Getting his start in the entertainment industry at the age of 9, Keanu still remains one of Tinseltown's premier actors. Having portrayed numerous characters in his 34-year acting career, here are some of the roles we think truly defined him as an actor!
Theodore "Ted" Logan in the Bill & Ted movies He was really "excellent" in his portrayal of one-half of the time-traveling slacker duo. Keanu plans to reprise the said role for a third film.
Officer Jack Traven in Speed One of his breakthrough performances and a favorite amongst movie fans and critics, this was the role that helped elevate Keanu's career into A-list territory.
Kevin Lomax in The Devil's Advocate Opposite the legendary Al Pacino, this film was a joy to do according to Keanu himself, being a huge Pacino fan.
Thomas Anderson/Neo in The Matrix trilogy Considered by many as the best role Keanu has ever played so far. Fun fact: he filmed the first Matrix movie while he was dealing with a serious neck injury. Not even injuries can slow down a dedicated actor like him!
keanu reeves training for the matrix with a neck brace pic.twitter.com/MbXUxXmxrh— keanu doing things (@keanuthings) May 12, 2018
John Constantine in Constantine With the massive surge of comic book-themed movies in Hollywood, you may have forgotten that Keanu was once upon a time in a comic book film too battling demons and other supernatural beings.
John Wick in the John Wick franchise He definitely enjoyed a career resurgence with his role in the John Wick franchise which instantly gained a cult following amongst action movie fans.
What's next for Keanu Reeves? He dives into the rom-com genre as he reunites with Bram Stoker's Dracula co-star Winona Ryder in Destination Wedding!