Keanu Reeves has had a hard life. Father who is a heroin dealer runs off on his family when he is three, and he has since severed all ties with him. Best friend, River Phoenix, dies before they could make the bromantic moves they promised they would make together. Fiancee gives birth to a stillborn daughter. Unable to cope, they split up. She dies in a car accident two years later. Sister contracts leukemia. Keanu spends millions of dollars to keep her alive.
never totally warmed to him as an actor but his journey alongside the private cancer hospitals he funds and the fact he gave away a vast percentage of his matrix earnings to those behind the scenes I defy anyone not to applaud and respect the man