Toronto Sun (Ca), February 2, 2005

Keanu's 'Amazing Journey'

Reeves thrilled with star on Walk of Fame.

Keanu Reeves, who travelled through time in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, and took on humanity's machine conquerors in The Matrix flicks, has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Reeves, 40, was honoured with the star Monday for a career that includes such films as the action thrillers Speed and Point Break, the romances, Something's Gotta Give and A Walk In The Clouds and the dramas Little Buddha and My Own Private Idaho.

His star, was placed along Hollywood Boulevard near the spot where some action scenes in Speed were filmed.

Reeves said he was proud "to be honoured with stars from the past and present" and acknowledged his mother, Patricia Reeves, who was at the ceremony.

"When I was 15 years old in Canada, I did a play called Romeo And Juliet," said Reeves, who spent his growing up years in Toronto.

"I asked my mom if it was okay to be an actor and she said: 'Whatever you want.' So thanks, Mom."

The honour came two weeks before the release of Reeves' next movie, Constantine, adapted from the DC Comics series, Reeves stars as the title character, a man with vision of angels and devils on Earth who battles to dispatch demons back to the underworld.

"I've been pleased to work with so many wonderful stars through the years," Reeves said.

"This has been an amazing journey. I hope it continues."




Tagged:

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure , Matrix, The , Speed , Point Break , Something's Gotta Give , A Walk in the Clouds , My Own Private Idaho , Little Buddha , Romeo & Juliet , Constantine




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