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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 Autopsy Report -- Horrifying Injuries

Paul Walker
Autopsy Report Horrifying Injuries

Paul Walker's entire body was charred through the skin it was burned so badly ... this according to the autopsy ... burned so bad none of his organs were suitable for donation.According to the… READ MORE >

Paul Walker Death Street -- Residents Say HELL NO To Name Change

Paul Walker Death Street
Residents Say Hell No to Name Change

There's a war brewing over the street Paul Walker died on ... one group of fans are trying to pay tribute to the late actor by re-naming the road after him -- while many residents want no such… READ MORE >

- 587 days ago
Paul Walker's Car Shop -- Closing Down for Good

Paul Walker's Car Shop
Closing Down for Good

The car shop owned by Paul Walker and Roger Rodas is shutting its doors for good ... after both men were killed in a violent car crash last month, TMZ has learned.Sources close to Rodas tell TMZ,… READ MORE >

- 591 days ago
Paul Walker Crash Investigation Ongoing -- Report Blaming Speed Alone Is Bogus

Paul Walker
Crash Investigation Ongoing Report Blaming Speed Alone Is Bogus

A new report blaming Paul Walker's fatal car accident on excess speed alone is false -- multiple informed law enforcement sources tell TMZ.The Associated Press is running a story that… READ MORE >

- 592 days ago
Paul Walker Crash -- Cops Summon Porsche Experts From Germany

Paul Walker Crash
Cops Summon Porsche Experts from Germany

The Paul Walker death investigation has taken a new turn -- mechanical experts who work at Porsche in Germany are flying out to L.A. in an attempt to get to the bottom of what caused the fatal… READ MORE >

- 592 days ago
Paul Walker DEATH CERTIFICATE -- Traumatic & Thermal Injuries

Paul Walker
DEATH CERTIFICATE Traumatic & Thermal Injuries

Paul Walker died from "combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries"... this according to the death certificate obtained by TMZ.The official cause of death is significant ... it means Walker… READ MORE >

- 594 days ago
Paul Walker -- Final Goodbye

Paul Walker
Final Goodbye

Paul Walker's family -- and Tyrese -- said their final goodbye to the actor on a Santa Barbara beach.Paul's dad, his 15-year-old daughter Meadow, Paul's brother and others were there celebrating… READ MORE >

- 594 days ago
Paul Walker -- Small, Private Funeral Held By Family and Friends

Paul Walker
Small, Private Funeral Held By Family and Friends

Paul Walker's family and friends gathered today for his funeral in Los Angeles -- exactly two weeks after his fatal car crash.Walker's ashes were interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the… READ MORE >

- 596 days ago
Paul Walker Death -- Family Hunts For Burial Plot

Paul Walker Death
Family Hunts For Burial Plot

Paul Walker's family is making plans for a proper funeral ... touring the grounds of a famous L.A. cemetery looking for a suitable burial plot.Walker was killed 11 days ago when a Porsche Carrera… READ MORE >

- 599 days ago
Paul Walker's Family Believes Road Bumps Sealed His Fate

Paul Walker
Family Believes Road Bumps Sealed His Fate

Paul Walker died after the speeding Porsche in which he was riding hydroplaned on reflective plastic markers in the street ... at least that's what his family and accident reconstruction experts… READ MORE >

- 599 days ago

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