Keanu Reeves gives a heartwarming response to a young fan who expressed that he is favorite actor

9-year-old boy approaches an unfamiliar police officer and discreetly hands over a note

It’s no secret that Keanu Reeves is an incredibly kind person.

You’ve likely heard the stories and watched the videos, unless you’ve been completely oblivious. It’s evident that despite his celebrity status, vast wealth, and immense popularity, Reeves is a humble individual who has never considered himself too important to show compassion and generosity.

Every so often, Reeves does something new that reminds us of his exceptional character as an A-list celebrity who prioritizes others and genuinely cares about the public.

Aside from his notable performances in blockbuster movies, Reeves has recently showcased his talent as a comic book writer. He collaborated with Matt Kindt to create and co-write the successful series, BRZRKR, which became the top-selling single issue since Star Wars in 2015.

During a recent book signing, a nine-year-old fan of the Matrix franchise approached Keanu and informed him that he was his “favorite actor.” What was Keanu’s response?

As you might anticipate, it was a heartwarming reaction.

9-year-old boy approaches an unfamiliar police officer and discreetly hands over a note

When your celebrity status is as prominent as Keanu Reeves’, it’s safe to assume that you encounter people frequently who want to take a picture with you or request an autograph.

One might assume that this routine could become tiresome at times – it’s only natural to think that being approached by people wanting a piece of you all the time would wear you out. However, observing Keanu interacting with his fans would never lead you to believe that.

Over the years, the 58-year-old actor has displayed his immense heart and compassion on numerous occasions. For example, he showed patience in answering a young boy’s rapid-fire questions after a long flight. And how about the time when Sandra Bullock revealed that Keanu surprised her with champagne and truffles after she confessed to him that she’d never tasted them before?

The list could go on. The point is, Keanu Reeves is a genuinely kind person, so it’s no surprise that he’s once again circulating on the internet after an interaction with a nine-year-old admirer.

9-year-old boy approaches an unfamiliar police officer and discreetly hands over a note

Reportedly, the young child approached Reeves while he was signing books and said, “I’m such a big fan!”

In a video shared by IGN, Reeves is heard asking the name of the boy. When the nine-year-old reveals his name as Noah, Keanu introduces himself despite his widespread recognition.

Noah expresses his admiration, saying, “You’re probably my favorite actor in the world!” In response, Keanu can be seen beaming with a bright smile and exclaiming, “Oh my gosh, Noah, thank you!”

Reeves then asks Noah if he had seen Duke Caboom, the character he voiced in Toy Story 4. To which Noah replied, “He’s definitely my favorite character!”

Keanu’s enthusiasm is evident in these conversations, not just his courtesy. Fans quickly noticed that the John Wick star seemed just as thrilled to interact with people as they were with him.

They say you should never meet your idols, but we think it’s okay to ignore that advice when it comes to Keanu.

Are you also a fan of Keanu Reeves? If so, tell us in the comments which Keanu movie is your favorite.