At A Glance: 13 Whoa-Inducing Keanu Reeves Facts

Keanu Reeves has been in the public eye for over 30 years, yet we still know so little about him. The high-profile actor has managed to keep his private life close to his chest, but from viral videos, we can only assume he's a down-to-Earth sweetie who is always willing to give up his seat for a stranger. Here are 13 more facts about the actor… 

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AT A GLANCE KEANU REEVES Keanu Reeves was born in Beirut. TEAN He has English and Chinese-Hawaiian ancestry. CRACKED COM

Source: The New Yorker

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AT A GLANCE KEANU REEVES Keanu Reeves' father left when he was just a boy. His father spent some time in jail for drug dealing. CRACKED COM

Source: The New Yorker

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AT A GLANCE KEANU REEVES Alice Cooper hung out at Keanu Reeves' house growing up Reeves' mother was a costume designer and Cooper was one of her clients. CRACKED COM

Source: US 

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AT A GLANCE KEANU REEVES He was a talented hockey player In high schoool, he earned himself the nickname of The Wall. CRACKED COM

Source: Collider

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AT A GLANCE KEANU REEVES When he first arrived in Hollywood, he auditioned as K.C. Reeves He considered going by Page Templeton III or Chuck Spidina, as Keanu was deemed too ethnic by casting agents. CRACKED COM

Source: US

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AT A GLANCE KEANU REEVES Keanu Reeves dropped out of high School. o fea hpLe ON'S He went to four different high schools, being expelled from one, before leaving school at 17. CRACKED COM

Source: Collider

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AT A GLANCE KEANU REEVES He had a crush on Sandra Bullock during Speed. 25 years after they filmed the movie, Reeves dished about his feelings for his costar on Ellen.

Source: The New Yorker

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AT A GLANCE KEANU REEVES Reeves found himself in movie jail after turning down Speed 2 FOX wouldn't offer him another movie until 2008's The Day the Earth Stood Still. CRACKED COM

Source: GQ

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AT A GLANCE KEANU REEVES He was in a Paula Abdel music video. He was in 1991's Rush Rush music, re-imagining James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause.

Source: Paula Abdul

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AT A GLANCE KEANU REEVES He starred in a holiday musical called Babes in Toyland The cheesy, fun 1986 film also features a young Drew Barrymore.

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AT A GLANCE KEANU REEVES He defends his performance in Bram Stoker's Dracula Reeves admits the reviews were negative but says, I don't know, I think I work in it! It's a wacky movie! CRACKED COM

Source: Total Film

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AT A GLANCE KEANU REEVES Weezer's first gig was opening for a Keanu Reeves' band Dogstar O'n March 19, 1992, Weezer played their first show alongside Reeves at Raji's: CRACKED COM

Source: Rolling Stone

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AT A GLANCE KEANU REEVES Keanu Reeves helped Octavia Spencer push her car: Her car broke down on Sunset, and he showed up on a motorcycle, asking if she needed help.

Source: The Meredith Vieira Show