Monday 26 June 2017

Paul Walker

Paul William Walker IV, better known as Paul Walker, was an American actor. He was born on September 12,1973 in Glendale, California. He started his on-screen career through guest appearances in some television shows namely, Highway to Heaven, The Young and the Restless, and Touched by an Angel. But he became renowned worldwide for his breakthrough role as Brian O'Conner in the successful action movie The Fast and the Furious (2001) and in five of the six sequels in the movie franchise. He died at a relatively young age of 40 in a single-vehicle accident on November 30, 2013. His other praiseworthy works include those in Monster in the Closet (1986), Pleasantville (1998), Joy Ride (2001), Timeline (2003), Eight Below (2006), Running Scared (2006) and Hours (2013, posthumously released).

Paul Walker Religion

Initially brought up in a Mormon household, Walker later turned to a non-denominational Christian. He had undying belief in the existence of God as he once openly said, "I'm a Christian now. The things that drove me crazy growing up was how everyone works at fault-finding with different religions. The people I don’t understand are atheists. I go surfing and snow boarding and I’m always around nature. I look at everything and think, ‘Who couldn’t believe there’s a God? Is all this a mistake?’ It just blows me away." Ancestrally, he had mostly English and German roots.

Paul Walker's Political Views

Walker didn't release any political comments in public which can make one deduce his in litical views. He didn't seem to care about politics. He was rather a great philanthropist and humanitarian who was often reverred for his charitable works including the support for the establishment of 'Reach Out Worldwide', a charity institution.

Who is she dating?

In 1998, Paul and his one-time girlfriend, Rebecca Soteros, had a baby girl named Meadow Walker who went to Hawaii with her mother after her parents' separation. It was only in 2011 when they returned to live with Walker in California. It was also rumoured that Walker had been dating Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell prior to his death.

Paul Walker's Hobbies

Paul Walker was an individual with numerous interests. He used to say that surfing soothed him. Besides, he had an eager interest in marine biology. He was highly enthusiastic and passionate about car racing and speed driving. Impelled by the action scenes in his movies, Walker also learnt Taekwondo, Jujitsu, Jeet Kune do, Eskrima and various other martial art forms. He also loved travelling.

Interesting Facts

1. Paul Walker and Vin Diesel shared brotherly love and the latter used to call Walker 'Pablo' affectionately.
2. Walker used to watch his movies only once as he disliked watching himself on-screen.
3. In 2001, the People Magazine selected him among the 50 Most Beautiful Persons in the World.
4. He once stated that the only role he ever longed for was that of Anakin Skywalker, however, upon auditioning, he was considered too aged for it.
5. Among the pool of movies Walker starred in, he was portrayed dead in only one.