Forever Fast and Furious (2013)

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Thursday, 30 November 2017

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‘Hey, you thought you could leave without saying goodbye?’ Famous last words in every Fast and Furious film, pronounced by actor Paul Walker. He played the role of Brian O’Conner in all the Fast and Furious franchise, about car racing. Paul Walker died in a car crash on November 30, 2013 whilst still filming Fast and Furious 7.

Little famous toddler
Paul William Walker IV, born in 1973 in California, was the son of Paul William Walker III, a famous boxer and Cheryl Crabtree, a fashion model. With two famous parents it’s not surprising little toddler Paul already appeared in a commercial for Pampers. He never really disappeared from the screen. In 2001 Paul starred in the successful action movie The Fast and the Furious. It was the beginning of a very notable movie career.

No drugs or alcohol
The day Walker died he sat next to his friend Roger Rodas, who drove a Porsche Carrera G2. They crashed in the streets of Los Angeles. What happened that morning is not exactly clear. Sure is that Rodas drove way to fast and lost control of the car. The car started spinning around and crashed against a concrete pole, killing both friends. No drugs or alcohol were detected in either men.

360 trivial fact
To finish Fast and Furious 7 the filmmakers hired Paul Walker’s two brothers as stand-ins. A visual effects house used their likeness and computer-generated his face by using Walker’s face form earlier footage.


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