Paul's ancestry was mostly English, with some German, Swiss, and Irish. He began modeling at the age of two and began working on television shows in , with roles in shows such as Highway to Heaven , Who's the Boss? That year he starred in a commercial for Showbiz Pizza. He and his sister Ashlie were contestants on a episode of the game show I'm Telling!
In , Walker made his feature film debut in the comedy Meet the Deedles , which finally gained him fame. In , Walker's breakthrough role arrived when he starred opposite actor Vin Diesel in the successful action film The Fast and the Furious , the first film in the franchise. The film established Walker as a notable film star and leading man and led to his reprise of the role in the sequel 2 Fast 2 Furious.
He continued his career with leading roles in films such as Joy Ride , Timeline , and Into the Blue Kramer continued on to say that he "loved working with [Walker] because as a director he's completely supportive of my vision of what the film is.
And even better, he's completely game for it. He was part of an ensemble cast in Wayne Kramer's Pawn Shop Chronicles , which was Walker's last film released before his death. Shortly after his death, the Hurricane Katrina based film Hours , which he had completed earlier in , was released on December 13, He had also completed the action film Brick Mansions , a remake of the French film District 13 , which was released in April At the time of his death, Walker had been filming Furious 7 , which was slated for release in July Agent 47 , but died before production began.
Walker lived in Santa Barbara with his dogs. At the time of his death, Walker was dating Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell. Michael Domeier of the Marine Conservation Science Institute, took measurements, gathered DNA samples, and fastened real-time satellite tags to the great white sharks. Domeier to study migratory patterns, especially those associated with mating and birthing, over a five-year period. He flew with his humanitarian aid team, Reach Out Worldwide, to Haiti to lend a helping hand to the Haiti earthquake victims.
Both of their bodies were burned beyond recognition. District Court Judge Philip S. Gutierrez ruled in favor of Porsche in a separate lawsuit filed by Roger Rodas' widow, Kristine.