Paul Walker Biography

Paul William Walker IV was an American actor. He began his early career guest-starring in several television shows such as The Young and the Restless and Touched by an Angel. Walker gained prominence with breakout roles in coming-of-age and teen films such as She's All That and Varsity Blues. In 2001, Walker gained international fame for playing Brian O'Conner, one of the lead protagonists in the street racing action film The Fast and the Furious, and would reprise the role in its sequels. He was also in films such as Eight Below, Into the Blue, Joy Ride and Takers.

Outside of acting, Walker was the face of The Coty Prestige fragrance brand Davidoff Cool Water for Men and starred in the National Geographic Channel series, Expedition Great White. He also founded his own charity, Reach Out Worldwide, an organization providing relief efforts for areas affected by natural disasters.

Walker died in a single-car accident on November 30, 2013 alongside friend Roger Rodas. His films Hours and Brick Mansions were released posthumously and his final film Furious 7 is scheduled to be released on April 3, 2015 in the United States. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Paul Walker
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Model, Film Producer
Ethnicity:
Albanian American
Religion:
Mormonism
Date of Birth:
September 12, 1973
Astrological Sign:
Virgo
Date of Death:
November 30, 2013
Age at Death:
40
Cause of Death:
Traffic collision, Major trauma, Thermal injury, Single-vehicle accident
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