Keanu Reeves born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1964, is a talented actor and has starred in the movies Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey, Speed and The Matrix and its sequels. His name comes from Hawaiin decent meaning “cool breeze over the mountains.” Judging from his poise and characteristics the name Keanu is a perfect match for his personality. There are a wide variety of different components to the action star. Different shades of Keanu, if you will. With over 30 years of acting under his belt, most of us know him for his cinema attributes, but here are nine shocking facts that you may or may not know about one of the biggest action stars in Hollywood!
#1. Reeves was the bassist in the rock band Dogstar
Tthey were originally named Small Fecal Matter– probably a good choice to go with Dogstar. The band was formed back in 1991 with actor Rob Mailhouse. In their 11 years together they only put out 2 albums, but back in ’95 they actually opened for Bon Jovi in Australia and New Zealand. Other well-known bands they opened for over the years include David Bowie, Rancid and Weezer. Although they haven’t performed live for a while they are currently looking into releasing a DVD covering their years on tour! Source