This slideshow features photos of handsome young Keanu Reeves, who first made waves in Hollywood with his performances in the 1980s films Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventures, followed by successful movies like Point Break, Speed, The Matrix film series, A Scanner Darkly, and My Own Private Idaho. He is known for mastering the art of capturing multiple genres of characters, whether playing a comedic role or an action role. His career has spanned three decades, and in addition to being a truly talented actor, he also used to be the bass player for the bands Dogstar and Becky. Born on September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon, he primarily grew up in Toronto, Canada. He originally aspired to play professional hockey, but after an injury ended his dreams, he began his endeavor to become an actor. His first studio role was in the 1996 movie Youngbloods. He relocated to Los Angeles in 1969 to focus solely on his career. Enjoy viewing these pictures of Keanu Reeves when he was young. And when you're done, be sure to check out our Keanu Reeves movies list.