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While undeniably tragic, it's fitting that Paul Walker lost his life in a car accident. It wasn't just his career that was defined by the adrenaline-soaked automotive orgies of the Fast & Furious series; his whole life hummed with a love of cars. A friend of mine, during a junket for Fast & Furious 6 this year, found him to be distant and unresponsive until she asked him a question about cars, at which point he all but grabbed her by the hand and giddily dug around inside an engine for her. This »
- Stuart Heritage
Paul Walker died at the age of 40 Saturday, after he lost his life in a car accident. Following his tragic death, the Fast and Furious star's fans and friends have shared their condolences and memories of him, posting everything from nostalgic pictures to kind words about the late star. Walker started his career as a child actor, starring in commercials and going on to play Jeremy Beatty in the television series Throb when he was 13. Aside from the hit Fast and the Furious film franchise, he went on to star in the likes of Varsity Blues, Into the Blue, Takers and many more notable movies. Take a look back at some of the thesp's biggest roles. Fast and the Furious: Best known for »
According to Walker’s official Facebook page, he was the passenger in a car driven by a friend following a charity event.
Authorities said they responded to the crash at about 3:30 p.m. Pt in the 28300 block of Rye Canyon Loop and found the car engulfed in flames. The victims were pronounced dead at the scene.
Our thoughts are with Paul’s family and friends.
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Paul Walker dead at 40: ‘Fast and Furious’ actor dies in fiery car crash Paul Walker, best known for his role as the former cop Brian O’Conner in the Fast and Furious movie franchise, died today, November 30, 2013, in a fiery car crash in Valencia, a community in the city of Santa Clarita, located in the northern outskirts of Los Angeles County. Early reports indicated that two (unidentified) people had died after a red Porsche crashed into both a tree and a light pole, bursting into flames, in Rye Canyon Business Park. According to police, speed was a likely factor in the crash. Paul Walker was 40. (Photo: Paul Walker.) Walker was a passenger in the car of Roger Rodas, CEO of Always Evolving Performance Motors, described as "a performance shop for high end vehicles," and one of two Valencia-based companies owned by Walker. (As per Santa Clarita’s Khts, the »
- Andre Soares
Fast and the Furious actor Paul Walker, who got his start on television with stints on The Young and the Restless, Who’s the Boss and Highway to Heaven as well as the short-lived syndicated sitcom Throb, has died following a single car accident outside Los Angeles. He was 40.
Per TMZ, which first reported the news, the car carrying Walker slammed into a tree and burst into flames in Santa Clarita, Calif. The driver of the vehicle — Walker’s close friend and business partner Roger Rodas — also died.
The news was confirmed on the actor’s official Facebook page:
- Michael Ausiello
5 items from 2013
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