Active from: 1984 to today
Biography: Perhaps because of his stoner voice (famous for pronouncing “Whoa!”), Reeves has been unfairly called a bad actor by some, but Hollywood’s greatest filmmakers, like Francis Ford Coppola and Bernardo Bertolucci, l ‘have chosen, as well as its versatility the filmography includes comedies (Bill and Ted’s excellent adventure), novels (the house by the lake), action (The matrix and John wick), drama (A walk in the clouds) and even Shakespeare (A lot of noise for nothing).
The biggest snub: 1991 My own private Idaho. Directed by Gus Van Sant, the film about two street scammers and friends in Portland, Oregon, was hailed by critics as groundbreaking and established itself at the time as a rare example of two great movie stars. (Reeves and River Phoenix) playing roles with gay people. themes. Peter Travers of Rolling Stone magazine called Reeves’ performance “magnetic,” and although the film is now considered a classic, Reeves did not receive the Best Supporting Actor nomination he deserved.