A Tribute to Fast & Furious American Actor Paul William Walker IV . Paul William Walker IV was born in Glendale, California. Paul grew up together with his brothers, Caleb and Cody and sisters, Ashlie and Amie.
Their parents Paul William Walker III and Cheryl Walker separated around September 2004. His grandfather, William Walker was a Pearl Harbor survivor and a Navy middleweight boxing champion, while his maternal grandfather commanded a tank battalion in Italy under General Patton during World War II. The 6′ 3″ tall star attended high school at Village Christian High School in Sun Valley, California, graduating in 1991.
Paul set his mind to be in the entertainment industry. Paul attended a number of auditions and had a number of small roles on TV and in the movies before gaining a role in Varsity Blues (1999) in 1999.
That same year, Paul and his then-girlfriend Rebecca had a baby girl named Meadow Rain Walker. Even though Paul publicly admitted that Meadow was not planned, he said that she is his number one priority. Paul and Rebecca separated a few years ago and Meadow lives with her mother in Hawaii. She often visited with Paul as his homes in Santa Barbara and Huntington Beach, California.
This part Irish and German star became famous as a child star as he was appearing in TV commercials at a young age. He was cast for the first season of the family sitcom, Throb(1986) and began modeling until he received a script for the 1994 movie, Tammy and the T-Rex (1994).
Roles in Pleasantville (1998) opposite fellow Hollywood members Reese Witherspoon andTobey Maguire, Varsity Blues (1999)opposite actor Scott Caan and also another teenage movie, She’s All That (1999) opposite then-teenage heartthrobs, Freddie Prinze Jr. andRachael Leigh Cook. Real success came when he appeared in The Fast and the Furious(2001) opposite Vin Diesel.
Paul has formed a friendship with Tyrese Gibson, Jason Biggs, Oakley Lehman, Scott Caan and Jessica Alba.
Aside from that, Paul enjoyed working out. His fighting scenes in the movies lead to a passion for martial arts. He has studied various forms of Jujitsu, Taekwondo, Jeet Kune Do and Eskrima. Paul mentioned in a magazine interview that he hopes enroll in the Keysi Fighting Method when it comes to the United States.
Other than practicing martial arts, Paul enjoyed relaxing at home with his daughter, Meadow Rain, surfing near his Huntington Beach abode, walking his dogs and just driving. When Paul seriously did get a break from the entertainment business, he says he loved traveling. Paul had traveled to India, Fiji, Costa Rica, Sarawak, Brunei, Borneo and other parts of the Asian continent.
Tragically Paul Walker died in a car crash on Saturday November 30, 2013, after attending a charity event for “Reach Out Worldwide.”