1. He can act, actually
His range might not be vast – but hey, neither is George Clooney’s. Put Keanu in the right role – ‘Point Break’, ‘The Matrix’ – and he’s the perfect action frontman: effortlessly cool and impossibly good-looking, but still an everyman we can relate to. And let’s not forget ‘Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey’. Playing a character and an evil robot version of that character is no easy task, dude.