Paul William Walker IV was born on September 12, 1973, in Glendale California. He began acting when he was very young, appearing in many TV commercials. In 1987 he played Prof. Bennet in Monster in the Closet (1986). He then starred in the television series, "Throb" (1986). He also made guest appearances on several television shows including "Charles in Charge" (1984),"Highway to Heaven" (1984), "Who's the Boss?" (1984) and "Diff'rent Strokes" (1978). Paul also had a role in the soap opera "The Young and the Restless" (1973).
In 1987 Paul was cast in Programmed to Kill (1987) as the character Jason, and since then he has appeared in a steady stream of movies. He is definitely a rising star and not only does he have good looks, charm, wit and excellent acting skills, he also majored in Marine Biology at a California community college.