It’s been a tragedy that has shocked the world. actor Paul Walker, 40, died in a car accident in Los Angeles yesterday, November 30, 2013. He was returning from a charity event with a friend, who also died in the crash.
The actor, most noted for his role as Brian O’Conner in the massive “Fast and Furious” franchise, also appeared in memorable films like “Into the Blue” with Jessica Alba and in the film adaptation of Michael Crichton’s bestselling book “Timeline.” He was in the middle of filming “Fast and Furious 7” and it is unknown how the tragedy will affect the production.
Paul was heavily involved with charity work and had his own, Reach Out Worldwide which was most recently helping out victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
His death came as a shock to the industry with colleagues and fans alike being unable to come to terms with his passing. Co-stars Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster and many others have tweeted and instragrammed their condolences.
Our condolences to his family, friends, colleagues and fans all over the world. May he rest in peace.
- Jordana Brewster Pays Tribute to Colleague Paul Walker (justjared.com)
- Hollywood star Paul Walker mourned (bbc.co.uk)
- Paul Walker – Fast and Furious star was typecast and proud (theguardian.com)