Ever wondered how Keanu Reeves rose to stardom? Keanu Reeves is one of the most maddening forces in Hollywood – an actor who has produced a body of fascinating work, while still somehow serving as a lightning rod for criticism. After a turbulent childhood, Reeves first burst onto the film scene as somewhat of a laid-back and goofy character, appearing in several popular slacker comedies. It wasn’t until the dawn of the new millennium that the actor finally flew to prominence as one of the most recognized movie heroes in all of cinematic history. Though the iconic role of Neo in the Matrix trilogy made Reeves a certified movie star, the actor has spent the majority of his career trying to prove himself as a true acting talent while escaping the shadow of his action hero claim to fame. For more interesting facts you must read his biography. Grab your biography book now!