Son of actor-director Clint Eastwood, Scott Eastwood has college degree in communications


Scott Eastwood attends the Universal premiere of Pacific Rim: Uprising, in Hollywood, California, on March 21, 2018.
Scott Eastwood attends the Universal premiere of Pacific Rim: Uprising, in Hollywood, California, on March 21, 2018.PHOTO: AFP

While Clint Eastwood became a film star thanks to his work as the "man with no name" in Ennio Morricone's Spaghetti westerns, his son Scott elected to make his way as the man with his mother's name.

Determined to step out of his father's shadow, the actor, now 32, employed the name Scott Reeves in his first few films, including a pair directed by his dad - Flags Of Our Fathers (2006) and Gran Torino (2008).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 28, 2018, with the headline 'Pragmatist Scott Eastwood has back-up plan'. Print Edition | Subscribe