Top 10 Facts About Keanu ReevesMetal_Treasure There are several lists about Keanu Reeves that show people know his movies and roles.
I made this list because there are some less known facts about his life and personality.
But the list isn't limited to less known facts only, I just began with them. You can also add well known facts, if you wish.
Keanu Reeves is a Canadian actor, director, producer and musician, born September 2, 1964.
He holds Canadian citizenship and identifies as such although he's entitled to British citizenship through his English mother and holds an American green card.
The Top Ten
Reeves was only born there but his parents aren't Lebanese. His mother was working in Beirut when she met his father. - Metal_Treasure
Dogstar was founded by Reeves and another actor (Robert Mailhouse, drums). Dogstar released 2 albums and an EP, played live worldwide, even opened for Bon Jovi and David Bowie. They performed at the 1999 Glastonbury Festival, UK. Weezer and Rancid were Dogstar's opening acts. In fact, Weezer's first gig was opening for Dogstar!
Dogstar also appeared in two movies: Ellie Parker and Me and Will.
Dogstar's last performance was in 2002 in Japan, and the group folded afterwards.
Reeves left the band because of his working schedule. But he and his bandmate Mailhouse later performed together in band Becky. Besides, Keanu still jams with Mailhouse and Bret in Mailhouse's basement studio. - Metal_Treasure
His father abandoned them when Reeves was 3 years old but Reeves knew him until he was 6. They last met when Reeves was 13.
Reeves said, "My grandmother is Chinese and Hawaiian so I was around Chinese art, furniture, and cuisine when I was growing up." - Metal_Treasure
Dyslexia, aka reading disorder, is characterized by trouble with reading despite normal intelligence. - Metal_Treasure
My best friend's family knows Keanu Reeves' family. :-) - clusium
Born Janet Derecho Duterte in 1970. - Metal_Treasure
Reeves stated he was expelled because he was "just a little too rambunctious and shot [his] mouth off once too often... [he] was not generally the most well-oiled machine in the school". - Metal_Treasure
Later, Avondale Secondary Alternative School in Toronto allowed him to obtain an education while working as an actor but he dropped out again and did not obtain a high school diploma. - Metal_Treasure
When he was a student at De La Salle College "Oaklands". - Metal_Treasure
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2. He founded a rock band (Dogstar) and played bass guitar from 1991 to 2002 (grunge, alternative rock)
3. His father is an American man from Hawaii (of Chinese, English, Native Hawaiian, and Portuguese ancestry)