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Birth Name  : Paul William Walker IV
Date of birth :  12 September 1973
Location : Glendale, California, USA


Tall and athletic, with blond All-American good looks, hailing from Glendale, CA, where he was born, Walker got his start at a young age, modeling and acting in various TV shows including “Charles in Charge", “Diff’rent Strokes", and “Who’s the Boss". His film debut came in the 1986 horror spoof “Monster in the Closet", which complemented a part in the short-lived 1986 sitcom “Throb". After high school, where he was active in a variety of sports, Walker opted to study marine biology at a series of California community colleges. Realizing his real love was acting, Walker resumed his long-dormant career in 1993, with a role on the CBS soap “The Young and the Restless". This was followed by a lead role in “Tammy and the T-Rex", which also starred an unknown Denise Richards.


Paul Walker made his big screen starring debut in Disney’s “Meet the Deedles” (1998), making use of his background in surfing and various extreme sports for this movie chronicling the adventures of free-spirited twins mistaken for park rangers in Yellowstone National Park. That same year Walker won a secondary role in the critically acclaimed “Pleasantville” as Skip, the object of Reese Witherspoon’s pent-up passion. The earnest basketball player is trapped in a black-and-white sitcom world who quickly converts to color with 1990s girl Jennifer (Reese Witherspoon) as his missionary.