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'He was fearless': Paul Walker's brother remembers the late actor

A year and a half after Walker's death, his younger brother Cody emphasized just how beloved the actor was.
/ Source: TODAY

A year and a half after Paul Walker's death, his friends and family are still mourning his loss — and his legions of fans are too.

In a new interview with People, Walker's younger brother Cody emphasized just how beloved the actor was, even by those who only met him briefly.

"Paul was a huge movie star, and I think really what I didn't realize about Paul that I've since learned, is how loved Paul was to this scale," Cody, 26, said.

Cody Walker unveils a giant mosaic plaque dedicated to his late brother, Paul Walker, at United Cinemas in Craigieburn, New South Wales on April 12, 2015.Newspix via Getty Images

He added, "Everyone that ever encountered him, he had a way of just talking to people and just making everyone — regardless of whether he just met you or not — feel like you were the most important person in the world."

Cody, a paramedic, currently serves as brand manager for Reach Out Worldwide, Paul's disaster relief organization, and said Paul's presence was evident on a recent aid trip to Nepal.

"He's totally there, there is no doubt," Cody said. "Paul would have jumped on a plane and asked questions later, and been there a day before we were there. That's who he was. He was fearless."

The late actor is still on the minds of his "Furious 7" co-stars, too.

"He was the most amazing person, and I'm constantly reminded that he is not here," Jordana Brewster, who plays his love interest in the franchise, told Bella New York last month.