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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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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 >

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 >

- 248 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 >

- 264 days ago
Paul Walker's Mom In Legal War With Meadow's Mother

Paul Walker's Mom
In Legal WAR With Meadow's Mom

Paul Walker's baby mama has taken 15-year-old Meadow from the family home ... and Paul's mom is going to wage legal war in court today ... TMZ has learned.Meadow had been been living with Cheryl… READ MORE >

- 267 days ago
Paul Walker -- Family Blindsided By Sheriff's Death Report

Paul Walker
Family Blindsided By Sheriff's Death Report

Paul Walker's family did not get an advance courtesy call from law enforcement telling them they had determined the cause of Paul Walker's death ... and they're not happy.Walker family sources… READ MORE >

- 268 days ago
Paul Walker -- Speed, Not Mechanical Failure, Caused Fatal Crash

Paul Walker
Speed, Not Mechanical Failure, Caused Crash

Paul Walker died as a result of speeding and not mechanical problems.A source connected with the CHP -- which did the speed analysis -- tells TMZ  ... Roger Rodas, the driver, was going… READ MORE >

- 269 days ago
Paul Walker -- Asked Mom To Care for Meadow the Day He Died

Paul Walker
Asked Mom to Care for Meadow The Day He Died

Just hours before he died in a fiery car crash, Paul Walker told his mother he was too busy to properly care for his teenage daughter ... and asked her to become the girl's legal guardian ... TMZ… READ MORE >

- 273 days ago
Paul Walker's Mom -- My Granddaughter's Mom's an Alcoholic -- I Want Guardianship

Paul Walker's Mom
My Granddaughter's Mom's an Alcoholic I Want Guardianship

Paul Walker's mother just filed court documents asking for guardianship of Paul's 15-year-old daughter ... because the real mom has a serious drinking problem.Cheryl Walker claims in her docs --… READ MORE >

- 274 days ago
Paul Walker -- Death Sunglasses Up for Auction

Paul Walker
Death Sunglasses Up for Auction

If you love Paul Walker and no longer have a soul, then boy do we have the auction for you.The sunglasses Walker was wearing on the day he died -- as well as a fire extinguisher that was allegedly… READ MORE >

- 281 days ago
Paul Walker's Dad -- I'm the Money Man

Paul Walker's Dad
I'm the Money Man

Paul Walker got his dying wish -- at least one of them -- TMZ has learned, his dad is now officially the executor of his estate ... just like Paul requested in his will.A judge approved Paul's… READ MORE >

- 302 days ago

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