Paul Walker, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Paul Walker

American actor

Date of Birth: 12-Sep-1973

Place of Birth: Glendale, California, United States

Date of Death: 30-Nov-2013

Profession: screenwriter, actor, film producer, model, racing automobile driver, television actor, film actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Paul Walker

  • Paul William Walker IV (September 12, 1973 – November 30, 2013) was an American actor and philanthropist best known for his role as Brian O'Conner in The Fast and the Furious franchise.
  • Walker began his career as a child actor during the 1970s and 1980s, but first gained recognition in the early 1990s after appearing in the television soap opera The Young and the Restless.
  • He soon transitioned into film, and received praise in 1999 for his performances in the teen films She's All That and Varsity Blues, which helped kickstart his career.
  • Walker then gained international fame after starring in The Fast and the Furious. He subsequently gained commercial success in a number of other action and thriller films, enjoying critical praise for his performances in Joy Ride (2001), Into the Blue (2005), and Running Scared (2006).
  • Walker also enjoyed critical and commercial success in other genres, such as the survival drama Eight Below (2006) and the war film Flags of Our Fathers (2006).
  • Later in his career, Walker featured as a presenter for the marine biology series Expedition Great White and became known for his philanthropic efforts, founding the disaster-relief charity Reach Out Worldwide (ROWW) in 2010.Walker died on November 30, 2013 at age 40 as a passenger in a single-car crash alongside friend and driver Roger Rodas.
  • Walker's father and daughter filed separate wrongful death lawsuits against Porsche, which resulted in settlements.
  • At the time of his death, Walker did not complete filming Furious 7 (2015), which was completed after rewrites and stand-ins, including his brothers Cody and Caleb, filled in for Walker.
  • The song "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth was commissioned for the film's soundtrack as a tribute to Walker.

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