Most of the celebrities we know today are self-made, that is to say, they got to fame all by themselves. There is a category of stars who reached there with very little external support and another who got there with the full support of family, friends and loved ones. Most of those from the latter category were born into fame and chose to follow in the footsteps of their parents. This category will definitely include a certain Kathryn Eastwood whose father is the celebrated actor, director, and producer, Clint Eastwood.
We know that she received a great deal of support from her family, however, Kathryn is looking to achieve her own success and make a name for herself as an actress and writer.
Kathryn Eastwood – Bio, Age
Kathryn Eastwood was born on February 2, 1988, as Kathryn Ann Reeves in Carmel, California. Jacelyn Reeves, her mother, worked as a flight attendant and was once a mistress to her father, Clint Eastwood, an iconic figure in Hollywood and popular actor, director, and producer. Although she has always had a love for acting, probably because her father was in the industry and it had such a great influence in her, she actually started acting in 2014, when she played a short role in the film Jersey Boys, a work that was directed by her father.
She wrote the 2016 movie Virus of the Dead, and also scored her first major role in the film. She has appeared in several other movies and is presently working on a couple more.
Family – Parents, Siblings
Kathryn has quite a large family, with a biological elder brother and five half-siblings. Her father Clint Eastwood was born in San Francisco, California, on May 31, 1930. He went to Piedmont Middle School and later transferred to Oakland Technical High School. Clint was supposed to graduate in January 1949, but no one knows if he actually did. According to him, he got drafted to the U.S Army when he was about enrolling in Seattle University in 1951.
Clint is an actor, musician, producer, director, and politician. He once held political office as the mayor of Carmel from 1986 to 1988. He was involved with many women apart from his wives; Margaret Johnson (m. 1953) and actress Dina Ruiz Eastwood (m. 1996), he had so many casual and extra-marital affairs which produced several children. He was featured in movies such as A Fistful of Dollars (1965), For a Few Dollar More (1965), Dirty Harry (1971), Space Cowboys (2000), among others.
Her mother is Jacelyn Reeves and – a flight attendant born on December 21, 1951, in Seattle, Washington. She became popular for being in a relationship with Clint Eastwood which began after they met in a flight and started dating. The affair produced two children (including Kathryn) but they separated after being together for some years.
Kathryn’s older brother, Scott Eastwood was born on March 21, 1986, in Monterey, County California. He graduated with a degree in communications from Loyola Marymount University in 2008. He is an actor and also a model, who has been in movies like; Enter Nowhere (2011), Fury (2013), among others.
Kathryn Eastwood’s half-siblings include; Kimber Lyn Eastwood – the daughter of Clint Eastwood and Roxanne Tunis, who was born on June 17, 1964. Kimber started off as a makeup artist and later went into acting and eventually producing. She has produced movies like; Rapture, Paranormal Silence and others. She had been married three times and has a child from her first marriage to Anthony Gaddie.
Another half-sibling is Francesca Eastwood who was born on August 7, 1993, as Francesca Ruth Fisher Eastwood, to her father Clint Eastwood and actress Frances Fisher. She is an actress, TV personality and model. Kyle Eastwood is the son of Maggie Johnson and Clint Eastwood, born on May 11, 1968, in Los Angeles. He is an American jazz bass musician. He got married to Cynthia Ramirez in 2014 and has a daughter.
Alison Eastwood, Kyle’s younger sister was born in Carmel, California on May 22, 1972. She is an actress, producer, director, fashion model, and designer. She was in movies like; Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997), Power Play (2002), and others.
Morgan Eastwood was born in Los Angeles on December 12, 1996, to her father and his second wife, Dina Eastwood. She is the only one among Kathryn’s siblings who is not towing the same career path as their father. Aside from the roles she played in her fathers’ movies while growing up as a child (just like her other siblings, including Kathryn), Morgan seems not to be interested in acting.