one of the top three Hamlets I have seen, for a simple reason: he is Hamlet.” On January 31, 2005, Reeves received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Reeves’ father worked as an unskilled laborer and earned his GED while imprisoned in Hawaii for selling heroin at Hilo International Airport. The couple moved to Toronto; they divorced in 1971. After a few minor roles, Reeves received a more sizable role in the 1986 drama film River’s Edge, which depicted how a murder affected a group of teens. He was also involved in various lower-budget independent films, including the well-received 1991 film, My Own Private Idaho with his close friend, the late River Phoenix. in 1994, Reeves’ career reached a new high as a result of his starring role in the action film Speed. He scored a hit with a romantic lead role in A Walk in the Clouds.