There are famous photographs where the actor alone sits in the park, celebrating his birthday. The actor himself has nothing against such a nickname, once he even told journalists that he believes that it is not necessarily to be happy.
And his mother worked as a dresser in a nightclub and sometimes worked as a dancer.
In addition to Keanu, three other daughters grew up in the family: Karina, Kim, and Emma. Keanu’s name means "a cool wind over the mountains".
As a child, a small Reeves and his sister Kim had dyslexia, which characterized by trouble with reading despite normal intelligence.
Over time, the future actor recovered, leaving behind such irreversible consequences such as stiffness and lack of self-confidence. He managed to win adults, for which they gave him one dollar - that was his condition.
The family of the future celebrity had nothing to do with cinema.
Reeves's father was a geologist, according to other sources, an unskilled laborer and drug addict.
Then Keanu entered a Catholic school for boys, but he left the school in order to play hockey professionally. And Reeves did not finish it and didn’t receive a diploma.
Keanu Reeves began his acting career at the age of 15 years. The actor made his debut on television in 1979, when he starred in an advertising campaign for the Canadian television channel.
Cooperation was more than successful: Stoff remained the manager of the actor to this day.
At the very beginning of his career, Keanu Reeves appeared as Norman Reeves or Chuck Spiden in the credits.
Reeves did not plan to become an actor and considered advertising as a one-time way to earn.