Hollywood actor Paul Walker died at the age of forty. It was impossible to survive in the accident that had happened. The death shocked Paul’s loved ones, friends and the entire film industry in general. Talking more about Paul Walker. Biography – The actor left behind a bright mark in Hollywood cinema and forever inscribed his name in world cinema. Fans remembered him for his role as Brian O’Conner from the American Fast and Furious franchise, and Paul Walker began his path to fame at a very young age.
Since childhood on TV screens
In 1975, when Paul was only two years old, he was already the star of a commercial. Mom Cheryl, thanks to her connections in show business, arranged for her little son to participate in an advertisement for diapers. Two-year-old Paul, of course, was not aware of what was happening, but this was precisely the beginning of his artistic career.
The boy grew up in a Mormon family, which left a certain imprint on his upbringing. In addition to Paul, the family had four younger children: two boys and two girls. Perhaps, thanks to the mixing of several bloods, the future actor became the owner of a bright attractive appearance. English, Irish and German roots gave the guy a charming smile that won many women’s hearts.
The youth of the guy was full of participation in television projects, filming in commercials and episodes of television series. For the first time on the set of a full-length film, Paul was 13 years old. Subsequently, Walker spoke without enthusiasm about his debut in the low-budget horror film “Monster from the Closet”, and it is unlikely that anyone will be able to remember her now.
In parallel with his studies, Walker continued his march of popularity and played in several television series: “Charles is in charge” (1990), “Who is the boss here?” (1991), Young and Daring (1992-1993).
The starting points for the start of a serious career and world recognition. For Paul Walker, Paul Walker began shooting in the film projects “Tammy and T-Rex” (1994), “Meet the Didles” (1998), “Pleasantville” (1998). Despite the low ratings of some projects, the popularity of the handsome Walker was rapidly gaining momentum.
The beginning of the new millennium was marked by the filming of the first part of the Fast and the Furious franchise. The role of Brian O’Conner brought Walker worldwide recognition, provided a financial cushion and endowed with millions of conquered women’s hearts. The film grossed an impressive box office, and Paul became the idol of young people. No sooner had the success of “Fast and the Furious” died down when another project came out. Now he tried his hand at the horror genre – “Wow Ride.”
In 2003, the premiere of the second film “Fast and the Furious” (without the participation of Vin Diesel) took place. Every year Paul delighted fans with bright works. Equally talented, he tried on completely different roles. In 2004 – the drama “Noel”, in 2005 – the adventures “Welcome to Paradise”. A year later, the Disney film project “White Captivity” took place with impressive commercial success.
In 2009, fans waited for the fourth “Fast and the Furious” to be shown. Finally, on the same site, the beloved cast came together again. By the way, Paul Walker and Vin Diesel made up not just a bright creative union, they were good friends in life. The shooting of the following parts was planned, and in between Walker managed to visit the sets of the films:
- Raider Boys (2010);
- “Wheelbarrow 19” (2013);
- A Few Hours (2013) – about the story of Hurricane Katrina;
- The Chronicles of a Pawnshop (2013);
- District 13: Brick Mansions (2014).
The death of the talented actor took place on November 30, 2013. With his friend Roger Rodas, Paul Walker drove a red Porsche from a charity event, their car flew into a lamp post. According to the experts who arrived, the two friends had no chances to survive, they died. According to the police, the collision occurred as a result of exceeding the speed limit, the driver lost control of the car.
The funeral of Paul Walker, who passed away in his prime, took place on December 14, 2013 in Glendale.
The acting life of the handsome and cheerful Paul was accompanied by several novels, but none of them ended in marriage. In his youth, his chosen one was actress Denise Richards (co-star in “Tammy and T-Rex”). Later there was a short relationship with a girl named Bliss Alice.
The longest was Paul’s relationship with Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell. The couple have been together for over five years. Until 2011, rumors about their engagement remained rumors, and soon the artist talked about breaking up with Jasmine.
Paul Walker is one of the few Hollywood actors whose relationship was not accompanied by rumors and scandals. Parting with the chosen one was calm, he never raised a stir around his personal life.
Until the age of forty, Paul Walker did not have time to be in the role of a legal spouse. But he was able to experience the happiness of fatherhood. The only daughter of actor Madow Rain was born in 1998 after Paul had an affair with his girlfriend Rebecca in Hawaii. Walker admitted that his daughter became a close friend to him.
Interesting facts from the life of Paul Walker
- the actor was seriously fond of sports, was engaged in surfing. Paul’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach awarded him a black belt posthumously.
- the Hollywood star was always interested in cars, Walker even participated in races;
- Paul dreamed of filming Star Wars;
- in 2011 Walker was invited to represent Coty Prestige – Davidoff Cool Water for Men;
- Walker participated in charity work, created his own foundations, visited several parts of the world, helping doctors with vaccinations.