Paul Walker (Sept. 12, 1973 – Nov. 30, 2013) was an American actor who became well known in 1999 after his role in the hit film Varsity Blues. He is best known for starring as Brian O'Conner in The Fast and the Furious film series. His other films include Eight Below, Into the Blue, She's All That & Takers. His TV career began as a toddler, when he starred in a commercial for Pampers. He died when his car crashed into a tree.