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Paul Walker Birthday: Interesting Things To Know About The Lost Star

It has been two years since Paul Walker passed away. Paul William Walker IV, well known by his stage name Paul Walker, is one of the legends for millions worldwide.

The late actor who kicked off his acting career in the early ages gained worldwide recognition after starring as Brian O'Connor in the "Fast & Furious" franchise.

2013's Thanksgiving turned out to be a heartbreaking eve as the handsome Paul Walker along with his friend Roger Rodas were killed when their Porsche slammed into a tree at 100 mph on November 30, 2013.

The car accident not just shocked the fans worldwide but also his family and close friends which includes his co-star, Vin Diesel who still pays tribute to his lost friend on social media.We know about his movie characters, but very little is known about the actor's real life.

Ever wondered why Paul Walker loved marine diving? It is because the actor majored in Marine Biology at California Community College, and was a huge fan of Marine Biologist Jacques-Yves Cousteau.

Here are some interesting things to know about Paul Walker.

Professional Race Car Driver

Paul not only drove on-screen but off-screen too. he once said, "I have a performance shop called AE Performance and we do race prep and all that stuff out in Valencia. So I have a couple partners and we all race together. It's a family business basically. We brought in friends and people coming from different economic backgrounds, let's just say, but it's cool because everyone gets to have their cake and eat it too. Eric Davis, Roger Rodas, Rich Taylor, Casey Adamo are just a handful of the guys involved."

Major In Marine Biology

Paul Walker majored in Marine Biology at California Community College and was a huge fan of Marine Biologist Jacques-Yves Cousteau. He has even done many projects including the National Geographic series "Expedition Great White" in 2010.

Pet Lover

A true supporter of animals and a pet lover, Paul Walker had a horse named Cowboy, a Chesapeake Bay puppy, and a Labrador dog known as Zero.

Aspired To Be An Army Officer

The actor once wanted to join the US Army during the break out of Gulf War. The aspiring actor and model first appeared in a diaper commercial for Pampers.


The Fast and Furious actor loved to surf. He found it extremely peaceful and used to forget the whole world while he was on board, being carried away by the waves. He felt closer to the nature that way.

Boxing Background

Walker's mother was a fashion model, while his father was a two-time Golden Gloves boxing champion. His paternal grandfather was also a boxing champ well known as "'Irish' Billie Walker."

Not Self-Obsessed

Paul was a simple man and never really enjoyed watching himself on the screen. He said that he only watches his movies once.

Most Beautiful People

The handsome blue-eyed stubble look landed him in the People Magazine's list of fifty most beautiful people all over the world in 2001.

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