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Happy birthday in heaven Paul Walker. He would have turned 45 today. It’s been five years since the Fast and Furious actor tragically passed away after the Porsche he was in crashed back in November 2013. His death left fans across the world heartbroken and his legacy will live on forever.
Here are 5 cool facts about Paul Walker:
1. His full name is Paul William Walker IV and he grew up in San Fernando Valley, Los Angles with his four younger siblings. Although he studied Marine Biology in college, he made his TV debut when he was a kid. As a toddler, he was in pamper commercials and in 1985 he starred in shows like Who’s The Boss and Highway to Heaven.
2. His movie career kicked off in 1986 when he played in the horror comedy film Monster in the Closet.
3. He was also on TV shows such as the soap opera The Young and The Restless, Varsity Blues and She’s All That.
4. He had a true passion for street racing. Paul owned the Nissan Skyline R34 that he drove in 2 Fast 2 Furious. He also personally handpicked all the cars in the movie.
5. His close friend Vin Diesel named his daughter after him, “Pauline.”