Bill Paxton – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Bill Paxton American Actor, Director

His Social Media Profiles


Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 42-15-33 Inches
Bodytype Slim
Height 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m)
Weight 82 kg (181 lbs)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Blue

Nickname William
Gender Male
Date of Birth May 17, 1955
Full Name William Paxton
Profession Actor, Director
Nationality American
Date of Death Died: February 25, 2017
Place of Death Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States
Birthplace Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Religion Catholic
Published on September 27, 2019 on 02:48 PM
Zodiac Sign Taurus

William Paxton (May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017) in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S. He was an American actor, director, and musician.

He studied at Richmond College in England and graduated from Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth.


Paxton is best known for his role in the comedy film Weird Science (1985). He starred in the science fiction film Aliens (1986). His popular films, including Predator 2 (1990), The Circle (2017), 2 Guns (2013), and Morgan Earp in Tombstone (1993).

As a director, he released the psychological film Frailty (2001) and the sports biopic The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005). He also starred in the drama Big Love (2006–2011, TV series), and Training Day (2017, TV series). He was a regular collaborator for James Cameron, a director, featuring in 5 of the director’s 10 films.

Paxton began his acting career and performed minor roles in films. Including as a punk in Terminator (1984) and as a bartender in Streets of Fire (1984). He collaborated with the filmmaker James Cameron again on Titanic’s (1997) first film to reach the billion-dollar record.

In 1987, he won the Saturn Awards Best Supporting Actor for the film Aliens (1986). In 1996, he won the Screen Actors Guild for Outstanding Performance for the film Apollo 13 (1995). Fred Durst dedicated the psychological horror film The Fanatic (2019) to Paxton, co-starred by his son James Paxton, directed and co-written.




Bill Paxton Education

School: Arlington Heights High School

College: New York University

Bill Paxton Career

Profession: Actor, Director


Film: Crazy Mama (1975)

Net Worth: USD $40 million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: John Paxton

Mother: Mary Lou Paxton

Brother: Bob Paxton

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Louise Newbury (m. 1987–2017) (his death), Kelly Rowan (m. 1979–1980)

No. of Children: 2

Son: James Paxton

Daughter: Lydia Paxton


Who was Bill Paxton?

Bill Paxton was an American actor, director, born on 17 May, 1955 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States.

When did Bill Paxton pass away?

Bill Paxton passed away on Died: February 25, 2017.

How old was Bill Paxton at the time of death?

Bill Paxton was 54 years old when he passed away.

How tall was Bill Paxton?

Bill Paxton was 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).

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