Reeves was born in Beirut, Lebanon, the son of Patricia Bond (née Taylor), an English costume designer/performer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, Jr., a geologist and Hawaiian-born American of English, Irish, Portuguese, Hawaiian, and Chinese descent. Reeves’s mother was working in Beirut when she met his father. He abandoned his wife and family when Reeves was three years old, and Reeves does not currently have any relationship with him. Within a span of five years, he attended four different high schools, including the Etobicoke School of the Arts, from which he was later expelled. I was just getting in their way, I guess.” Reeves excelled more in hockey than in academics, as his educational development was challenged by dyslexia. He scored a hit with a romantic lead role in A Walk in the Clouds.
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