Bill Paxton

Actor + Director
Born May 17, 1955

William "Bill" Paxton is an American actor and film director. He gained popularity after starring roles in the films Apollo 13, Twister, Aliens, True Lies, and Titanic. Paxton starred in the HBO series Big Love (2006–2011) and was nominated for an Emmy Award for the Miniseries Hatfields & McCoys.… Read More

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1955 Birth Born on May 17, 1955.
1963 8 Years Old Paxton was in the crowd when President John F. Kennedy emerged from the Hotel Texas on the morning of his assassination on November 22, 1963. … Read More


1980 25 Years Old …  He directed a number of short films, including Fish Heads, which aired during Saturday Night Live's low-rated 1980–1981 season. … Read More
1982 27 Years Old He was cast in a music video for the 1982 Pat Benatar song "Shadows of the Night", in which he appeared as a Nazi radio officer. … Read More


1988 33 Years Old In 1988, he and vocalist/guitarist Andrew Todd Rosenthal formed a short-lived rock duo Martini Ranch.


2014 59 Years Old In 2014, he played the role of the villainous John Garrett in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. He stars alongside Jon Bernthal, Rose McGowan, and John Malkovich as a playable character in the 2014 video game Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (downloadable "Exo Zombies" mode).
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