Keanu Reeves in The Matrix

Keanu Reeves (1964 - )

Deaths in Film[edit | edit source]

  • Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey (1991) [Ted 'Theodore' Logan]: Killed, along with Alex Winter, by their evil robot duplicates after they throw them off a cliff; they find themselves in the afterlife and eventually manage to come back to life after beating William Sadler at several different games. (Played for comic effect, obviously.)
  • Little Buddha (1993) [Siddhartha]: Dies of unspecified circumstances during the passing of time, he only appears in flashbacks.
  • The Devil's Advocate (1997) [Kevin Lomax]: Commits suicide by shooting himself in the head in Al Pacino's office; this rejection of Satan's offer results in the undoing of all his previous interaction in Keanu's life, bringing him back to life at the exact point he was at the beginning of the movie.
  • The Watcher (2000) [David Allen Griffin]: Burned to death when a fire breaks out in the gasoline-soaked warehouse, when he accidentally knocks over his candles igniting the fuel, after Keanu is stabbed with a syringe and shot by James Spader causing him to fall back into the flames; he dies after jumping out of a window whilst on fire after an escaping James and Marisa Tomei. Keanu's burned body is shown afterwards floating in the river when James checks to make sure he's dead. 
  • The Matrix Revolutions (2003) [Neo]: Overloaded when the Matrix's consciousness channels an enormous amount of energy through him in order to destroy Hugo Weaving.  (Reeves will return as the role of Neo in the upcoming sequel The Matrix 4 despite his character dying in the last film).
  • The Lake House (2006) [Alex Wyler]: Hit by a bus while crossing the street to meet Sandra Bullock; Sandra later manages to prevent his death by sending a message back through time to him.
  • Man of Tai Chi (2013) [Donaka Mark]: Killed with a fatal Tai Chi move at the end of a fight with Tiger Chen

Notable Connections[edit | edit source]

Son of Patricia Taylor (costume designer)

Brother of Kim Reeves

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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