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Paul Walker Biography

Birth Name:
Paul William Walker IV
Birth Place:
Glendale, California, United States
Actor, producer

Fast Facts

  • Appeared in commercials for Pampers Diapers at the age of 2
  • Made his TV series debut in a two-part 1986 episode of the Michael Landon drama Highway to Heaven; subsequently appeared on '80s sitcoms Charles in Charge, Diff'rent Strokes and Who's the Boss? Was nominated for Best Young Actor in a Daytime Series and Best Youth Actor in a Soap Opera at the 14th and 15th Annual Youth in Film Awards, respectively, for his role on the long-running The Young & the Restless
  • Breakout role came in 2001 with a part in Rob Cohen's car-racing smash The Fast and the Furious, which earned him an MTV Movie Award nomination for Best Breakthrough Performance - Male
  • Combined his longtime love for surfing with his acting career when he starred in 2005's Into the Blue
  • In 2010, founded the charity REACT Worldwide, which sends money and physical aid to areas struck by natural disasters
  • Died in 2013 in a car crash (as the passenger) after attending a charity event


  • Caleb Walker -- Brother
  • Cody Walker -- Brother
  • Meadow Rain Walker -- Daughter
  • Bliss Ellis -- Ex-significant Other
  • Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell -- Ex-significant Other
  • Rebecca Soteros -- Ex-significant Other
  • Paul William Walker III -- Father
  • William Walker -- Grandfather
  • Cheryl -- Mother
  • Ashlie Walker -- Sister