Reeves


Reeves
I. Jim Reeves (1924–64)
a US singer of country music, known for his smooth voice. His popular name was ‘Gentleman Jim’. He joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1955, and his successful records included Four Walls (1957), He’ll Have to Go (1959) and Distant Drums (1966). Reeves was killed in a plane crash. In 1967 he was chosen for the Country Music Hall of Fame.
II. Keanu Reeves (1964– )
a Canadian stage and film actor who works mainly in the US. He was born in Lebanon of a English mother and Chinese-Hawaiian father. ‘Keanu’ means ‘cool breeze over the mountains’ in the Hawaiian language. His most famous films include Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989), Speed (1994) and The Matrix.

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