Bill Paxton Biography, Facts & Life Story

Nickname William
Full Name William Paxton
Profession Actor, Director
Nationality American
Date of Birth May 17, 1955
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 Catholicism
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.

Career

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

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Bill Paxton Career

Profession: Actor, Director

Debut:

Film: Crazy Mama (1975)

Net Worth: USD $40 million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: John Paxton

Mother: Mary Lou Paxton

Brother(s): Bob Paxton

Marital Status: Married

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

Children: 2

Son(s): James Paxton

Daughter(s): Lydia Paxton

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Hobbies: Not Known

Favorite Food: Steak

Favorite Color: Black, Blue

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