Fans across the world have taken to social media to celebrate what would have been actor Paul Walker’s 42nd birthday. Paul Walker was born September 12, 1973 and died in a car crash on November 30, 2013 – nearly two years ago. Walker started off his career as a toddler who appeared in a Pampers commercial back in the 70s and later as a child actor. However, it was after his portrayal of Brian O’Conner in The Fast and the Furious franchise of movies that made him an internationally recognized star.
It will be a poignant moment for millions of Paul Walker fans out there as they remember the actor this Saturday. In fact, several people have already started expressing their sorrow on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as they remember Paul.
Walker’s friends – several of them celebrities have also posted poignant messages honoring him. Paul’s brother Cody Walker – who famously played body double for him tweeted out in remembrance of his sibling.
— Cody Walker (@codywalkerroww) September 12, 2015
Ludacris also tweeted an old photo of him with Paul Walker on his official Instagram account and later shared a link to the image on Twitter.
— Ludacris (@Ludacris) September 12, 2015
Meanwhile, in an interview to People Magazine, Cody Walker revealed that Paul’s friends and family would honor his memory by raising funds for his disaster relief organization Reach Out Worldwide. He also hinted he would spend time with close family members in a small celebration.
“I don’t know anyone that loves the ocean as much as Paul did. It will always remind me of him. So, on his birthday, that’s where I’ll be. We will have a small celebration for Paul with close friends and family – nothing big. Paul was a low-key guy.”
Here are few tweets from some of Paul Walker’s fans and organizations.
— Kat Vianney (@KatVianney) September 12, 2015
— Warner Bros. India (@warnerbrosindia) September 12, 2015
— Reach Out WorldWide (@ReachOutWW) September 11, 2015
— YungKendrick (@YungKendrick13) September 12, 2015
Are you a Paul Walker fan? What do you plan to do to remember Paul on his birthday?
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