Keanu Reeves' mother, former showgirl Patricia Taylor, has been involved in the entertainment business for years. Apart from designing costumes for the likes of rock star Alice Cooper, she was also married briefly to film-maker Paul Aaron, who produced one of Keanu's first screen outings, Bill And Ted's Bogus Journey.
When her 15-year-old son sought her career advice, Patricia gave him her full support to give it a shot in the movies. "I asked my mom if it was OK to be an actor and she said, 'Whatever you want.' So thanks, Mom," says The Matrix star.
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