Paul Walker

Actor
While Paul Walker began his show business career as a child model, it was years before he became a household name considerably later with his role as LAPD cop-turned-criminal Brian O'Conner in the surprise action hit ... Read more »
Born: 09/11/1973 in Glendale, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (40)

The Young and the Restless 1972 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Brick Mansions 2014 (Movie)

Damien (Actor)

Spawn of Jaws: The Birth 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Himself

Fast & Furious 6 2013 (Movie)

Brian O'Conner (Actor)

Hours 2013 (Movie)

Nolan Hayes (Actor)

Pawn Shop Chronicles 2013 (Movie)

Raw Dog (Actor)

Spawn of Jaws 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

Vehicle 19 2013 (Movie)

Michael Woods (Actor)

Air Racers 3D 2012 (Movie)

(Narrator)

Fast Five 2011 (Movie)

Brian O'Conner (Actor)

Takers 2010 (Movie)

John Rahway (Actor)

Fast & Furious 2009 (Movie)

Brian O'Conner (Actor)

The Lazarus Project 2008 (Movie)

(Actor)

Bobby Z 2007 (Movie)

Tim Kearney (Actor)

Eight Below 2006 (Movie)

Jerry Shepard (Actor)

Flags of Our Fathers 2006 (Movie)

Hank Hansen (Actor)

Running Scared 2006 (Movie)

Joey Gazelle (Actor)

Into the Blue 2005 (Movie)

Jared (Actor)

The 2005 MTV Movie Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Noel 2004 (Movie)

Mike (Actor)

2 Fast 2 Furious 2003 (Movie)

Brian O'Conner (Actor)

Movie House 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 2003 MTV Movie Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Timeline 2003 (Movie)

Chris Hughes (Actor)

Touched By an Angel 1995 - 1996, 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Joy Ride 2001 (Movie)

Lewis Thomas (Actor)

The Fast and the Furious 2001 (Movie)

Brian O'Conner (Actor)

The Fast and the Furious Movie Special 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2000 Teen Choice Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The Skulls 2000 (Movie)

Caleb Mandrake (Actor)

She's All That 1999 (Movie)

Dean Sampson (Actor)

Varsity Blues 1999 (Movie)

Lance Harbor (Actor)

Meet the Deedles 1998 (Movie)

Phil Deedle (Actor)

Pleasantville 1998 (Movie)

Skip (Actor)

The Boys Are Back 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Love in the Dark Ages 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Tammy and the T-Rex 1993 (Movie)

Michael (Actor)

Throb 1986 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Programmed to Kill 1987 (Movie)

Jason (Actor)
Producer (3)

Pawn Shop Chronicles 2013 (Movie)

(Producer)

Vehicle 19 2013 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Bobby Z 2007 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

While Paul Walker began his show business career as a child model, it was years before he became a household name considerably later with his role as LAPD cop-turned-criminal Brian O'Conner in the surprise action hit "The Fast and the Furious" (2001). After the phenomenal success of the testosterone-fueled film, Walker developed a following as an athletic, attractive leading man in actioners including "Into the Blue" (2005), and the family-oriented Disney offering "8 Below" (2006). He also found occasional success in more character-oriented dramas like "Pleasantville" (1998) and "Flags of Our Fathers" (2006), though it was Walker's continued involvement in the "Fast and Furious" franchise that kept him in the limelight and offset his string of second-rate thrillers that came and went with little notice. In fact, the franchise became his de facto bread and butter, as Walker reprised O'Conner for "2 Fast 2 Furious" (2003), the fourth installment "Fast & Furious" (2009) and "Fast Five" (2011), the most critically and commercially successful movie of the bunch. Despite catcalls from some quarters over his limited range, Walker nonetheless was a central figure in one of the more popular and successful film franchises of recent memory. His death in a high-speed car crash in November 2013 shocked and saddened the film community, who lost not only a rising action film star, but a quiet humanitarian.

Relationships

Bliss Ellis

Companion
Appeared as an extra in "Varsity Blues" (1999) no longer dating

Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell

Companion
Have been dating since c. 2006

Cheryl Walker Actor

Mother

Meadow Walker

Daughter
Born in 1999 lives in Hawaii with her mother

Caleb Walker

Brother
Born in 1977

Paul Walker III Consultant

Father
Manages his own contracting firm

Cody Walker

Brother
Born in 1988

Ashlie Walker

Sister
Born in 1976

William Walker

Grandfather

EDUCATION

Attended several community colleges in Southern California, seeking a degree in marine biology

Village Christian High School

Sun Valley , California

Milestones

2011

Reprised role of Brian O'Connor for the fifth film, "Fast Five"

2010

Appeared in the ensemble crime thriller "Takers"

2009

Re-teamed with the original cast for the fourth film, "Fast & Furious"

2008

Starred as a former criminal who gets a second chance at life in "The Lazarus Project"

2006

Starred in the Disney film, "Eight Below"

2006

Cast as one of the men who lifted the flag at the battle of Iwo Jima in Clint Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers"

2005

Co-starred with Jessica Alba in the thriller, "Into the Blue"

2003

Reprised role for the sequel, "2 Fast and 2 Furious"

2003

Acted in the film adaptation of Michael Crichton's book, "Timeline"

2001

Breakthrough role as Brian O'Connor in the action film "The Fast and the Furious"

2000

Co-starred with Joshua Jackson in "The Skulls"

1999

Co-starred as the team's star quarterback who is injured in the film, "Varsity Blues"

1999

Played Freddie Prinze Jr's friend and rival in the romantic comedy, "She's All That"

1998

First lead role in a feature, as surfer dude Phil Deedle, in the comedy "Meet the Deedles"

1998

Had a supporting role as the captain of the basketball team in "Pleasantville"

1994

Cast in the short-lived CBS sitcom, "The Boys Are Back"

1993

Had a recurring role on the CBS soap, "The Young and the Restless" as Brandon Collins

1987

First film appearance, "Programmed to Kill"

1986

Guest starred in a two-part episode of "Highway to Heaven" (NBC) as an institutionalized mentally challenged boy

1986

Played Diana Canova's son on the syndicated series, "Throb" (billed as Paul W Walker)

1975

First modeling job was a Pampers ad at age two

Worked as a child actor while in high school in the 1980s

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