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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 475 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 >

- 481 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 >

- 502 days ago
Ludacris -- I'm Hurtin' For Cash Because Of Paul Walker's Death

Ludacris
I'm Hurtin' For Cash Because Of Paul Walker's Death

Ludacris can't afford to pay thousands of dollars in child support -- and he's blaming his financial woes on the death of his "Fast and Furious" co-star Paul Walker. Ludacris was in court… READ MORE >

- 502 days ago
Paul Walker's Baby Mama -- Big Drinking Problems

Paul Walker's Baby Mama
Big Drinking Problems

The mother of Paul Walker's 15-year-old daughter appears to have serious alcohol issues -- TMZ has learned, she was arrested for DUI in August and that wasn't her only one -- and it's a major… READ MORE >

- 515 days ago
Paul Walker -- Will Had BIG Mistake  ... But In Death It All Works Out

Paul Walker
Will Had BIG Mistake But In Death It All Works Out

Paul Walker's will was poorly drafted ... making it SEEM like he wanted his mom to wrestle parental control of his daughter from his baby mama--  yet in a strange twist of events, the will… READ MORE >

- 517 days ago
Paul Walker's Will ... $25 Million Estate -- Curious Language

Paul Walker's Will
$25 Million Estate Curious Language

Paul Walker was worth $25 million when he died and there seems to be some possibility of a family conflict ... this, based on new documents obtained by TMZ.We've obtained a copy of Paul Walker's… READ MORE >

- 518 days ago
Tyrese Gibson --  Paul Walker Dragged Into Nasty Custody Battle

Tyrese Gibson
Paul Walker Dragged Into Nasty Custody Battle

Tyrese Gibson claims his baby mama is using Paul Walker's death to shame him in their child custody war ... TMZ has learned.Norma Gibson filed court docs claiming Tyrese is a bad dad, who should… READ MORE >

- 521 days ago
Tyrese Gibson -- Shaken to the Core Over Surprise Paul Walker Tribute in Dubai -- 'Dude I Almost Had You'

Tyrese Gibson
Shaken to the Core Over Surprise Paul Walker Tribute in Dubai

Tyrese Gibson nearly broke down today in Dubai ... after coming across an unexpected Paul Walker tribute that left him speechless ... and he just posted the extremely emotional footage… READ MORE >

- 545 days ago

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