The Paul Walker Smile: Nothing Else Like It

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updated 12/03/2013 AT 09:00 PM EST

originally published 12/02/2013 AT 01:00 PM EST

In Pleasantville, Paul Walker played Skip Martin. Here's how that character is introduced in the film's shooting script:

"He is extremely handsome with Jack Armstrong features and a Letterman's sweater ... Skip Martin flashes a huge Pepsodent smile."

If that doesn't describe Paul Walker and his high-wattage grin, we're not sure what does. In fact, as Walker's costars and friends continue to offer their memories of him, that smile is one of many positive attributes they cite.

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Paul Walker on the set of Fast & Furious 6, 2013

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Paul "was such a gem, so kind and always had a smile on his face," Amy Smart tweeted.



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Paul Walker on the set of Joy Ride, 2001

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Writing about Walker at Grantland, Alex Pappademas noted, "His father was a sewer-system technician and speed-shooting champion, and his mother was a former model, which is possibly the most apt imaginable genetic legacy for an actor who'd someday ply his trade in the gray area between leading man and Everyman."

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Paul Walker in Hollywood in 2009

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"Free popcorn refills and clean underwear make me happy," Paul told PEOPLE in 1999, a pretty accurate description of happiness if you ask us.

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Paul Walker in Fast & Furious, 2009

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Fast & Furious director Justin Lin said of Walker, "In a business that barely requires it, [Walker] was relentlessly selfless, genuine & trying to be better every day."

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Paul Walker

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Fast & Furious costar Gal Gadot called Walker "a great man with a big heart and passion."

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Paul Walker in Beverly Hills, 2001

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"He was my hero when I was in my teens," Frankie Muniz Tweeted.

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Paul Walker in Italy, 2011

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"Watching women react to Paul Walker can be humbling." – Daniel Duane, Men's Health, 2005

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Paul Walker in Hawaii in 2011

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"You know, all that really matters is that the people you love are happy and healthy," Walker told Flaunt magazine in 2001. "Everything else is just sprinkles on the sundae."

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