On Nov. 30, 2013, TMZ confirmed that Paul Walker of “Fast and Furious” was killed in a single vehicle accident. As headlines read “Paul Walker Dead,” many fans took to the Internet in disbelief. The first reaction from fans who left comments across social media networks, was that the breaking news was actually an Internet death hoax, but Gossip Cop quickly reported that the story is not a hoax, or “Paul Walker death rumor,” but in fact the truth. Paul Walker was born on Sept. 12, 1973. He was 40-years-old.
According to reports, Walker and another passenger were in a Porsche that crashed into a tree or post, in Santa Clarita, Ca. Sat. afternoon. The identity of the other person has not been revealed and it is unclear who was driving. It is too early into the investigation to determine the cause of death.
Paul Walker was known for his hearth-throb good looks with blonde hair and sparkling blue-eyes. A California native, he was born in Glendale, Ca. and raise in the San Fernando Valley. A stage and screen career was in his future from a young age as one of his first gigs was acting in a Pampers commercial. He began his modeling career at the tender age of 2-years-old.
While Walker has an extensive television and filmography listing; he was best known for the role of Brian O’Conner on the “Fast and Furious” series. Some of his television credits include “Highway to Heaven,” “Charles in Charge,” “Who’s the Boss,” and “Shark Week.” Film credits include “Monster in the Closet,” “Joy Ride,” “Varsity Blues,” “She’s All That,” “Brokedown Palace,” “Eight Below,” and “The Lazarus Project.” Walker was currently filming “Brick Mansions,” and “Fast and Furious 7.”
Paul Walker leaves behind a 15-year-old daughter Meadow. He was living in Santa Barbara, Ca. at the time of his death.
You may see photos of Paul Walker in the slideshow above. Stay tuned for updates as this is a breaking news story and video updates will be added.