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Paul Walker

Paul William Walker IV (September 12, 1973-November 30, 2013) is an American actor. He became well known in 1999 after his role in the hit film Varsity Blues. He is also known for starring in the surprise summer hit The Fast and the Furious and has since gone on to star in its sequels 2 Fast 2 Furious and Fast & Furious and soon to be released Fast Five. His other films include Joy Ride, Running Scared, Into The Blue and Eight Below. The films he has starred in have grossed more than $1.1 billion. He also appears in the National Geographic Channel series Expedition Great White. Walker was born in Glendale, California and raised in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles County. The son of Paul Walker III (a sewer contractor) and his wife, he is the oldest of five, having two brothers and two sisters. Walker was raised as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or Mormon, church. He attended and graduated from Village Christian School. After high school, he attended several community colleges where he majored in marine biology. Walker's small-screen career began as a toddler, when he starred in a television commercial for Pampers. He began modeling at the age of 2 and and began working on television shows in 1985, with roles in shows such as Highway to Heaven, Who's the Boss?, The Young and the Restless and Touched by an Angel.Walker currently resides in Santa Barbara, California, with his dogs, one of which is a Chesapeake Bay Retriever. His daughter, Meadow (born in 1998), lives with her mother in Hawaii. He is an avid surfer and enjoys the beach. Walker is a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu under Paragon Jiujitsu.

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Paul Walker Crash Thief Gets BIG Jail Sentence

Paul Walker Death
Thief Gets HAMMERED By Judge

A judge just hammered the guy who stole a piece of Paul Walker's death car ... jailing him for 6 MONTHS.Jameson Witty and another guy lifted a panel from the T-top roof of the Porsche as a tow… READ MORE >

'Fast & Furious 7' Race Scene Cut -- We Can't Tolerate Another Death

'Fast & Furious 7'
Racing Scene SCRAPPED We Can't Tolerate Another Death

A critical scene for the upcoming "Fast & Furious 7" came to a screeching halt Thursday ... after studio suits pulled the plug because it was just too dangerous ... too risky.Sources connected… READ MORE >

- 43 days ago
Paul Walker Crash Lawsuit -- Porsche Fights Suit ... It's Not a Racecar!

Paul Walker Crash
Porsche Fights Lawsuit ... It's Not a Racecar!

The crash that killed Paul Walker and Roger Rodas wasn't Porsche's fault ... according to Porsche, which says that's obvious because Rodas' widow can't even name the part she claims caused the… READ MORE >

- 80 days ago
Paul Walker's Brother Shooting Unfinished 'Fast & Furious 7' Scenes

Paul Walker's Brother
Shooting Unfinished 'Fast and Furious' Scenes

Paul Walker's brother Cody made Malibu beachgoers do a double take Monday as he shot scenes with Tyrese, Vin Diesel, Ludacris and Michelle Rodriguez for "Fast and Furious 7."Cody is… READ MORE >

- 95 days ago
Paul Walker Crash -- Driver Roger Rodas' Widow Sues Porsche

Paul Walker Crash
Driver's Widow Sues Porsche

The Porsche Paul Walker and Roger Rodas died in was basically death on wheels ... and faulty mechanics caused the tragic crash ... at least that's what Rodas' widow is claiming in a new… READ MORE >

- 103 days ago
Paul Walker's Car Collection's For Sale ... But Without His Name

Paul Walker
Car Collection Up for Sale ... But Without His Name

Paul Walker's famous car collection is now up for sale, but TMZ has learned the estate will NOT use Paul's name in connection with the sale. According to our sources, Walker's exotic car… READ MORE >

- 114 days ago
Paul Walker -- Brothers Will Mimick Paul's Voice For 'Fast and Furious 7'

Paul Walker's Brothers
Mimicking Paul's Voice For 'Fast and Furious 7'

Paul Walker's brothers don't just look like him, they sound like him too ... and TMZ has learned the "Fast and Furious 7" folks will use their voices to help fill out portions of Walker's movie… READ MORE >

- 127 days ago
Roger Rodas -- $1 MILLION Life Insurance Policy for Kids

Roger Rodas
$1 MIL Life Insurance Policy for Kids

Roger Rodas -- who died with Paul Walker in a fiery car crash -- left his children lots of financial security ... in the form of a $1 million life insurance policy.Rodas' kids are 10 and 12. … READ MORE >

- 128 days ago
Ice Cube -- I 'Was Robbed' Comment Wasn't a Diss to Paul Walker

Ice Cube
I 'Was Robbed' Comment Was Not a Diss to Paul Walker

Ice Cube is setting the record straight ... saying he was not taking a huge shot at Paul Walker when he griped about losing to him at the MTV Movie Awards -- and claims his words were… READ MORE >

- 130 days ago
Paul Walker's Daughter To Live with Her Mom ... IF She Goes to Rehab

Paul Walker
Daughter to Live With Her Mom IF She Goes to Rehab

Paul Walker's mom will back off her demand to become guardian of Paul's 15-year-old daughter, even though that's what he said he wanted in  his will ... but ONLY if Meadow's mom goes to… READ MORE >

- 146 days ago

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