Bill Paxton

Actor, director Bill Paxton

William "Bill" Paxton is an American actor and film director. He gained popularity after starring roles in the films Apollo 13, Weird Science, 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.
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Birthday
17 May 1955
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Bill Paxton's family files wrongful death suit
CNN - 7 days
The family of Bill Paxton believes his death last year was preventable, according to a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family against the hospital and surgeon who treated the late actor.
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Bill Paxton's Family Sues Cedars-Sinai for Wrongful Death - Hollywood Reporter
Google News - 7 days
Hollywood Reporter Bill Paxton's Family Sues Cedars-Sinai for Wrongful Death Hollywood Reporter Bill Paxton's family is suing Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for wrongful death, alleging his doctor recommended an unconventional surgery without explaining the risks. The actor died of a stroke nearly one year ago following a heart surgery for aortic ... Bill Paxton's Family Files Wrongful-Death Suit Over “Concealed” Risk Of Heart SurgeryDeadline Bill Paxton's Family Files Wrongful Death LawsuitE! Online Bill Paxton's Family Blames Surgeon Who Operated on Him and Hospital for Actor's Death at 61PEOPLE.com CNN -Page Six -The Mercury News -Idaho State Journal all 26 news articles »
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Emma Watson Says Tom Hanks Is All of the Things You Want Him To Be - E! Online
Google News - 10 months
E! Online Emma Watson Says Tom Hanks Is All of the Things You Want Him To Be E! Online E! News caught up with Emma Watson at the New York City premiere of her new sci-fi thriller The Circle. In the film, the Harry Potter actress co-stars alongside American treasure Tom Hanks, but since it was Watson's first time working with Hanks, she ... Big Brother turns into a bit of a bore in 'The Circle,' and there's not an app for thatLos Angeles Times Tribeca: 'The Circle' Team on Bill Paxton, Real-Life Inspirations for Tech ThrillerHollywood Reporter Emma Watson fights a losing battle with internet paranoia in The CircleA.V. Club New York Times -TIME -EW.com (blog) -Bustle all 173 news articles »
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Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: The CW's 'iZombie' on KTLA
LATimes - 10 months
SERIES Dr. Jeff: Extra Dose and Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet Both series offer their season finales. 8 and 9 p.m. Animal Planet Training Day After a gang shooting leaves a beloved community organizer dead, Frank (the late Bill Paxton) and Kyle (Justin Cornwell) are determined to ensure the victim...
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This is what killed actor Bill Paxton at 61
CNN - 12 months
Actor Bill Paxton died of a stroke after heart surgery, according to his death certificate, issued Monday by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. He was 61 years old.
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Bill Paxton's Cause Of Death Revealed To Be A Stroke Following Surgery
Huffington Post - 12 months
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What’s on TV Thursday: Remembrances on ‘Training Day’ and ‘Nashville’
NYTimes - 12 months
“Training Day” pays tribute its star Bill Paxton, who died on Saturday. And “Nashville” bids farewell to its fictional songbird Rayna Jaymes.
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Rob Lowe Remembers Bill Paxton: "My Closest Friend in the Industry" - Hollywood Reporter
Google News - 12 months
Hollywood Reporter Rob Lowe Remembers Bill Paxton: "My Closest Friend in the Industry" Hollywood Reporter The actor recalls the 'Big Love' star's penchant for fun gifts (JFK's aftershave), their fishing trips and the movie they almost made with James Cameron. The first time I met Bill I did a guest appearance in a very odd little movie that Bill did called ... Bella Thorne Shares Heartbreaking Tribute to Big Love TV Dad Bill Paxton: 'We Love You'PEOPLE.com Amanda Seyfried Remembers Her Big Love Dad Bill Paxton Following His Untimely DeathPerezHilton.com Bill Paxton's role in TV remake of 'Training Day' will not be recast, producers sayNew York Daily News Deadline -Bloody Disgusting -EW.com (blog) -Refinery29 all 281 news articles »
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Remembering Actor Bill Paxton, Of 'A Simple Plan' And 'Twister' Fame
NPR - 12 months
Paxton, who died Saturday due to complications with surgery, appeared in the TV series Big Love, as well as in blockbuster films like Titanic, Aliens and Apollo 13. Originally broadcast in 2002.
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Bill Paxton, Star of ‘Big Love’ and Movie Blockbusters, Dies at 61
NYTimes - 12 months
After playing a small part in “Aliens,” Mr. Paxton later starred in “Twister,” “Titanic” and “Apollo 13.”
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Bill Paxton
    FIFTIES
  • 2014
    Age 58
    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).
  • THIRTIES
  • 1988
    Age 32
    In 1988, he and vocalist/guitarist Andrew Todd Rosenthal formed a short-lived rock duo Martini Ranch.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1982
    Age 26
    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.
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  • 1980
    Age 24
    He directed a number of short films, including Fish Heads, which aired during Saturday Night Live's low-rated 1980–1981 season.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1963
    Age 7
    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.
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  • 1955
    Born
    Born on May 17, 1955.
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