This morning I was sad to read the news about Paul Walker’s unfortunate car accident which has cost him his life. I am a big fan of the Fast & Furious franchise and always enjoyed his work in those. Although I am not very familiar with the rest of his work (only seen a couple of his other movies) it is a shame that this actor is no longer with us. I thought there is not a better way to celebrate his work by taking a look at the work he has left behind in this special Many Faces of post.
Paul Walker was born on September 12, 1973 in Glendale, California. He studied marine biology when growing up. He started acting early as his first TV work was in a Pampers commercial and did other modeling. In 1985 he appeared in TV shows including Highway to Heaven, Who’s the Boss, The Young and the Restless and Touched by an Angel. His first movie role was in the horror film Monster in the Closet. He became more famous when he acted in Meet the Deedles in 1998. He appeared in movies like Pleasantville, She’s All That and The Skulls. When he appeared in The Fast and the Furious in 2001 though it meant his big breakthrough. Since then he appeared in the sequels in the franchise and movies like Joy Ride, Timeline, Into the Blue, Flags of Our Fathers, Takers and Running Scared. Continue reading