Date: 1st February 2005

Keanu given Hollywood star

Actor Keanu Reeves, best known for his role in the Matrix movies, has been awarded a star on the prestigious Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The 40-year-old attended the unveiling of the star with his mother, Patricia, and thanked her for inspiring him to become an actor.

"When I was 15 years old I asked my mom if it was OK to be an actor," Reeves said. "She said: 'Whatever you want'."

His star is the 2,277th to be embedded in the pavement on Hollywood Boulevard.

Source: Press Release