Bill Paxton, American actor, Died at 61

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William “Bill” Paxton was born on May 17, 1955, in Fort Worth, Texas and died on February 25, 2017.

He was an American actor and director.

Paxton was known in films like The Terminator (1984), Weird Science (1985), Aliens (1986), Predator 2 (1990), True Lies (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), Twister (1996), and Titanic (1997). Paxton also starred in the HBO series Big Love (2006–2011) and was nominated for an Emmy Award for the miniseries Hatfields & McCoys (2012).

His parents were Mary Lou (née Gray) and John Lane Paxton.

Bill’s father was a businessman, lumber wholesaler, museum executive, and occasional actor.

Bill’s mother was Roman Catholic, and he and his siblings were raised in her faith.

He was married from 1979 to 1980 to Kelly Rowan.

Bill married Louise Newbury, in 1987; together, they had two children, James and Lydia.

He died due to complications during a heart surgery.

William “Bill” Paxton passed away at 61 years old.

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