Many Hollywood actresses and actors have amazing stories about how they became big stars. Although these are little-known stories, the lives of some Hollywood personalities have been marred by the justice system because one of their parents was at one point incarcerated. Ever since Keanu Reeves, Tobey Maguire and Charlize Theron, these actors’ parents have been in prison; Even the famous Woody Harrelson’s father was convicted of multiple murders.
The “John Wick” star had a difficult relationship with his father, Samuel Reeves. A few years after his birth, his father abandoned Keanu and his family. He last saw his father in person when he was 13, around 1978. Samuel was arrested at Hilo Airport in Hawaii in 1992 while attempting to sell drugs and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. After her death, Keanu did not attend the funeral.
The interpreter of Sam Raimi’s “Spider-Man” has been known for these and other roles throughout his career. Though Tobey doesn’t talk much about his past, his father Vincent was arrested in 1993 for a bank robbery. Maguire’s father is said to have entered a bank in broad daylight without a mask and came out with a bag of money. Vincent was sentenced to two years in prison for his crime.
Charlize Theron has built a great career in Hollywood with movies like Monster: Serial Killer, Mad Max: Fury Road and Fast and Furious X. When Charlize was 15, her father, Charles Theron, walked in drunk one night and threatened her. and his mother Gerda. Her mother shot her husband to defend herself and her daughter. The Atomic star isn’t embarrassed to talk about it.
The actor’s father Venom 2: Carnage Freed and The Triangle of Sadness spent most of his life in prison. According to The Guardian, Charles Harrelson worked as a hitman and was sentenced to two life sentences for his role in the death of a Texas-based federal judge in a 1995 prison escape attempt. In 2007, Harrelson’s father died in Colorado penitentiary.