Cody Walker (actor)

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Cody Walker
Born
Cody Beau Walker

(1988-06-13) June 13, 1988 (age 30)
OccupationActor
Years active2013–present
Spouse(s)
Felicia Knox (m. 2015)
Children1
FamilyPaul Walker (brother)

Cody Beau Walker (born June 13, 1988) is an American actor. He is the brother of the late actor Paul Walker, and helped complete his final scenes in the film Furious 7 (2015).[1] He made his acting debut in Abandoned Mine (2013).[2] He went on to appear in USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016),[3][4] and went on to star in the television show In the Rough.

Early life[edit]

Walker was born in Los Angeles County, California, to Paul William Walker III and Cheryl (née Crabtre) and attended the University of California, Santa Barbara. [3]

Career[edit]

Walker made his acting debut in the low-budget 2013 horror film Abandoned Mine, portraying the role of Thomas; the film had mixed reviews.[2]

He appeared in Furious 7 after his brother Paul died on November 30, 2013 in a single-vehicle accident. Cody and Caleb both stepped in to help finish their brother's scenes as Brian O'Conner in the movie, which was still filming at the time of Paul's death.[5]

After his appearance in Furious 7, Cody Walker decided to pursue acting, continuing Paul's legacy.[3][4] He appears in the World War II film USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (2016).

Walker will make his major role debut in the upcoming action-adventure series Shadow Wolves.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Walker, who is a trained paramedic, is also the chief executive officer for his brother's charity foundation, Reach Out Worldwide, which helps emergency responders gain entry to disaster-stricken areas around the world.[4] On August 15, 2015, Walker married longtime girlfriend Felicia Knox.[7] Walker and his wife have one child together, who was born in November 2017.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Abandoned Mine Thomas
2015 Furious 7 Brian O'Conner Stand-in for Paul Walker
2019 USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage Petty Officer Third class James West
2017 The Tunche Seven Tim
2019 The Last Full Measure Young Kepper

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 In The Rough Blake McCracken 5 episodes
2018 I AM Paul Walker himself Documentary
2019 Shadow Wolves Eric Shaw Pre-Production

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andriakos, Jacqueline (April 2, 2015). "Paul Walker's Brother Cody Walker on Furious 7: 'I Think Paul Would Be Proud'". People. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "'Abandoned Mine' Clips Featuring 'Repo's' Alexa Vega! -". Bloody Disgusting!. Retrieved 2017-04-15.
  3. ^ a b c Caulfield, Philip (April 2, 2015). "Paul Walker's brother, Cody Walker, pursuing Hollywood career after 'Furious 7". New York Daily News. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  4. ^ a b c Ford, Rebecca (April 1, 2015). "Paul Walker's Brother Pursuing Acting Career". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  5. ^ Reagan Alexander, Melody Chiu (May 13, 2015). "Paul Walker's Brother Cody Speaks Out: 'He Was Fearless'". People. Retrieved July 11, 2015.
  6. ^ "Shadow Wolves (2018)". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  7. ^ Seemayer, Zach (August 16, 2015). "Paul Walker's Brother Cody Walker is Married! | Walker and his wife are expecting their first child in November 2017". Entertainment Tonight. United States. CBS Studios Inc. (CBS Television Distribution). Archived from the original on August 17, 2015. Retrieved August 17, 2015.
  8. ^ Black Box Video (2017-09-25), Vin Diesel And Cody Walker about Game4Paul 2017, retrieved 2017-10-11

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