Twitter celebrates Keanu Reeves’ 55th birthday with throwback photos and videos

Fans of the beloved actor have flooded the social media site with appreciation posts about him.

Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves turns 55 years old today, and though he isn’t on social media, that doesn’t stop fans from throwing a Twitter party to celebrate his birthday.

As a lot of fans tweeted out their greetings to the birthday boy, some of them couldn’t help but wonder how Reeves has managed to always look younger than his age.

Other fans, meanwhile, chose to celebrate Reeves’ birthday by looking back at some of his most iconic movie and TV roles, including Ted in the Bill & Ted franchise, FBI Agent Johnny Utah in 1991’s Point Break, Jack Traven in 1994’s Speed, Neo in The Matrix franchise, and John Wick in the John Wick film series.

Some celebrities also took to Twitter to wish Reeves a happy birthday, which include Reeves’ John Wick co-stars Lance Reddick and Mark Dacascos.

Reeves, whose real complete name is Keanu Charles Reeves, was born in Beirut on September 2nd, 1964. His mother, Patricia (née Taylor), is a costume designer and performer. His father, Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr., meanwhile, abandoned them when Reeves was just 3 years old. Patricia is English and from Essex, while Samuel is an American from Hawaii and is of Chinese-Hawaiian, English, Irish, and Portuguese descent.

After starring in John Wick 3: Parabellum, making a special cameo role in Netflix’s Always Be My Maybe, and voicing Duke Caboom in Toy Story 4, Reeves will be next seen in the movie Bill & Ted Face the Music, which is set to be released in August, 21st, 2020. He is also set to star in movies The Matrix 4, Rally Car, and John Wick: Chapter 4 as well as in the TV series Rain.

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