Walker, Paul 1973–

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WALKER, Paul 1973–

(Paul W. Walker)


Full name, Paul William Walker IV; born September 12, 1973, in Glendale, CA; son of Paul William Walker III (a general contractor); mother, a model; children: Meadow. Education: Attended community colleges in southern California, including Santa Barbara City College. Religion: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter–Day Saints (Mormon). Avocational Interests: Surfing, snow-boarding, skiing, snorkeling, sailboarding, sailing, shooting, soccer, nature, photography, travel.


Agent—International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Manager—Nine Yards Entertainment, 8530 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Publicist—Cindy Guagenti, Baker–Winokur–Ryder, 9100 Wilshire Blvd., Sixth Floor, West Tower, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Wolf/Kasteler/Van Iden Public Relations, 335 North Maple Dr., Suite 351, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.


Actor. Worked as a model and appeared in commercials.

Awards, Honors:

Young Artist Award nomination, Young Artist Foundation, best young actor guest starring in a television drama, 1988, for "A Special Love: Parts 1 & 2," Highway to Heaven; Young Artist Award nominations, best young actor in a daytime series, 1993, and best young actor in a soap opera, 1994, and Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, outstanding male newcomer, 1994, all for The Young and the Restless; Young Hollywood Award, Movieline, exciting new male face, 2000; Hollywood Discovery Award, Hollywood Film Festival, breakthrough male performance, 2001; Young Hollywood Award, new male stylemaker, 2001; MTV Movie Award (with Vin Diesel), best on-screen team, and MTV Movie Award nomination, breakthrough male performance, both 2002, for The Fast and the Furious; Teen Choice Award, choice movie chemistry, 2003, for 2 Fast 2 Furious.


Film Appearances:

"Professor" Bennett, Monster in the Closet, 1986.

(As Paul W. Walker) Jason, Programmed to Kill (also known as The Retaliator), Trans World, 1987.

Michael, Tammy and the T–Rex (also known as Teenage T–Rex), 1994.

Phil Deedle, Meet the Deedles (also known as The Deedles), Buena Vista, 1998.

Skip Martin, Pleasantville (also known as Color of Heart), New Line Cinema, 1998.

Dean Sampson, She's All That, Miramax, 1999.

(Uncredited) Jason, Brokedown Palace, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1999.

Lance Harbor, Varsity Blues, Paramount, 1999.

Caleb Mandrake, The Skulls (also known as Le clan des skulls), MCA/Universal, 2000.

Brian O'Conner, The Fast and the Furious, Universal, 2001.

Lewis Thomas, Joy Ride (also known as Roadkill), Twentieth Century–Fox, 2001.

Mikey, Life Makes Sense If You're Famous, Gimmick Films, 2002.

Brian O'Conner, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Universal, 2003.

Chris Johnston, Timeline, Paramount, 2003.

Jared, Into the Blue, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2004.

Mike, Noel, Neverland Films, 2004.

Joey, Running Scared, Media 8 Entertainment/True Grit Productions, 2005.

The Last Apostle, Columbia, c. 2005.

Film Producer:

Bottom's Up, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

(As Paul W. Walker) Jeremy Beatty, Throb, syndicated, 1986–87.

Brandon Collins, The Young and the Restless (also known as Y&R), CBS, beginning 1993.

Jesse Hansen, The Boys Are Back, CBS, 1994–95.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Dill, Love in the Dark Ages, CBS, 1994.

Spotlight on Location: The Skulls, 2000.

Himself, The Fast and the Furious Movie Special, Black Entertainment Television, 2001.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, The 2000 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 2000.

Young Hollywood Awards, 2001.

Presenter, 2002 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2002.

Himself, 2003 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2003.

Presenter, The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Eric Travers, "Birds of a Feather," Highway to Heaven, NBC, 1985.

Todd Bryant, "A Special Love: Parts 1 & 2," Highway to Heaven, NBC, 1986.

Russell Davis, "Dead Puck Society," Charles in Charge, syndicated, 1990.

Michael Haynes, "You Can Go Home Again," Who's the Boss?, ABC, 1991.

Jonathan, "Statute of Limitations," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1996.

Joe, "Game Over," Doctors, BBC, 2000.

Guest, Rove Live, Network Ten (Australia), 2001.

Guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2002, 2003.

Guest, Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (also known as Ellen and The Ellen DeGeneres Show), syndicated, 2003.

Guest, The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 2003.

Guest, The View, ABC, 2003.

Security guard, "What Goes Around," Steel River Blues (also known as Steel Rivers Blues), Independent Television, 2004.

Appeared in episodes of Diff'rent Strokes, NBC and ABC; Growing Pains, ABC, and Movie House (also known as MTV's Movie House), MTV.

Television Director; Episodic:

The Bill (two episodes), Independent Television, 2004.



Dallas Morning News, January 30, 1999.

Flaunt, July, 2001.

Interview, June, 2000, p. 103.

Movieline, June, 2001, pp. 60–61.

MXG, October, 1999, p. 35.

Premiere, April, 2001, p. 19; July, 2003, pp. 62–66, 117.

Teen People, May, 2000, p. 128.

Vanity Fair, April, 2000, p. 34.

YM, April, 1999.

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