KEANU REEVES (b. 1964), Canadian actor: Born in Beirut where his English mother met his American father (of Hawaiian-Chinese and European descent). He moved with his parents to Australia, then to New York w/ his mom a yr later when his parents separated. Visits to his father's family exposed him to Asian culture as a child, and he credits his mum with teaching him "English manners." Moved to Toronto in 1971, & went to the same school through grade 8, but attended 4 high schools. [HLT]
Keanu Reeves on the most important thing of being a father: "To be around for your child and not be a stranger. If you plan to be a parent you have to be willing to be committed. Children take priority in your life, or at least they should."