Born September 12, 1973 - He is an American actor and former fashion model. He became known during the early 2000s, after starring in several major Hollywood films, including The Fast and the Furious (2001) and Into the Blue (2005). Walker's small-screen career began with commercials as a child, and he was later cast for the first season of the sitcom, Throb. He began modeling in the late 1980s. His big-screen career began with appearances in several low-budget B movies, including Monster in the Closet (1987) and Tammy and the T-Rex (1994).