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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 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 >

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 >

- 345 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 >

- 347 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 >

- 350 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 >

- 350 days ago
Paul Walker -- Small Family Funeral ... 'Fast & Furious' Crew Invited

Paul Walker
Small Family Funeral 'Fast & Furious' Crew Invited

Paul Walker's funeral will be private ... for family only, and in Paul's world his movie's cast and crew is part of the brood.Sources connected with Paul's family tell TMZ ... their biggest… READ MORE >

- 350 days ago
Paul Walker -- Laughing & Smiling ... Minutes Before Fatal Crash [PHOTOS]

Paul Walker
Laughing & Smiling Minutes Before Fatal Crash [PHOTOS]

Paul Walker was in a great mood just moments before his fatal Porsche accident -- laughing and smiling in the passenger seat of the car that killed him.The photos were shot as Paul and driver… READ MORE >

- 351 days ago
Paul Walker -- Family Claims Remains from Coroner's Office

Paul Walker
Family Claims Remains from Coroner's Office

Paul Walker's remains were finally removed from the L.A. County Coroner's Office yesterday ... and transported to a local mortuary, TMZ has learned. Sources tell us ... Paul's remains are now in… READ MORE >

- 351 days ago
Linda Hogan -- Paul Walker Wanted to Help My Son Prevent Street Racing

Linda Hogan
Paul Walker Wanted To Help My Son Prevent Street Racing

Paul Walker knew damn well how dangerous it is to race high-performance cars on the road  ... because he was about to join the fight to stop illegal street racing ... this according to… READ MORE >

- 351 days ago
Paul Walker Death Scene -- Alleged Wreckage Thieves CHARGED with FELONY

Paul Walker Death
Alleged Wreckage Thieves Charged with FELONY

The law has come down hard on the guys who allegedly pillaged the Paul Walker crash scene ... they've been charged with 3 crimes.18-year-old Jameson Witty was caught on video stealing the T-top… READ MORE >

- 352 days ago

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