Today, September 2, is Keanu Reeves’ 58th birthday, and a Coca-Cola commercial from the 1960s has resurfaced to highlight how far the kindest man in Hollywood has gone.

In one of his earliest acting roles, Reeves portrayed a competitive cyclist in a Coca-Cola commercial from 1983. The cyclist is seen crossing the finish line and receiving a refreshing Coca-Cola from his proud father. Examine it below:

Since his early days in commercials, he has achieved extraordinary fame in movies like Point Break, The Matrix, and the John Wick series.

Many commenters on his former advertisement have emphasized how much his acting has changed since then.

He sure has improved as an actor, one person remarked, while another said the advertisement demonstrates all the effort he put in to get to where he is now.

“Keanu is the actual human being in Hollywood,” another person said.

And it is undoubtedly true.

The 58-year-old has earned himself the title of kindest man in Hollywood over the years in addition to his impressive record of films he has acted in.

It’s been widely reported on his random acts of kindness and how amazing of a person he is, and the greatest part is that he doesn’t make a big deal out of it.

He appears to be a genuinely kind person.

He even waited outside for 20 minutes to get to his own wrap party and gave someone their missing bank card, according to his nice man anecdotes.

There are even stories of his spending time with homeless people out of genuine concern rather than as a PR gimmick. Another time, he drove a female 50 miles out of his way when her car broke down.

More recently, after meeting the couple at the hotel’s bar, he showed up to their wedding in Nottinghamshire and posed for photos.

However, despite several accounts of his good deeds being published, the actor is very modest about them.

While promoting The Matrix Resurrections last year, he was asked what he felt about being dubbed the nicest man in Hollywood. He appeared extremely embarrassed and couldn’t stop giggling, feeling unpleasant at the subject.

If anything, this simply serves to solidify his status as a legend.