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The Young and the Restless' Eric Braeden on Paul Walker: "He Was Just So Unpretentious"

The Young and the Restless patriarch Eric Braeden has fond memories of working with late movie star Paul Walker. One of The Fast and the Furious star's early acting roles found him playing Jabot Cosmetics employee Brandon Collins on the hit CBS Daytime soap.


As ruthless corporate raider Victor Newman, Braeden served as Walker's TV boss back in 1992. The soap superstar recalled his time working with Walker on local Los Angeles CBS affiliate KCAL. Here's an excerpt:

“He was just so unpretentious,” said Braeden. “An easy-going, Southern California guy. I’ve worked with quite a few young people over the years. But I had a feeling, that he would make it on the big screen.”

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Watch the segment after the jump.