Newswire: R.I.P. Bill Paxton
Bill Paxton has died at the age of 61 from surgery complications, People reports. A statement from his family reads: “A loving husband and father, Bill began his career in Hollywood working on films in the art department and went on to have an illustrious career spanning four decades as a beloved and prolific actor and filmmaker. Bill’s passion for the arts was felt by all who knew him, and his warmth and tireless energy were undeniable. We ask to please respect the family’s wish for privacy as they mourn the loss of their adored husband and father.”
Most Paxton was starring in Fox’s Training Day TV series, but his decade-spanning work encompasses memorable film roles in the likes of Aliens, Titanic, and Apollo 13. He was also known for playing polygamist Bill Henrickson on the HBO series Big Love.
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