Bill Paxton (1955–2017)

Actor | Producer | Director



  • Bill Paxton in Mortuary (1983)
  • Bill Paxton in Mortuary (1983)
  • Bill Paxton and Christopher George in Mortuary (1983)
  • Bill Paxton and Jimmy McNichol in Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker (1982)
  • Bill Paxton and Linda Kozlowski in Pass the Ammo (1988)
  • Bill Paxton, Judd Nelson, and Claudia Christian in The Dark Backward (1991)

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Filmography


All Filmography

Did You Know

Trivia

He almost got the lead role in Darkman (1990). He told his friend Liam Neeson about the audition. When Neeson got the the role, Paxton was so angry that he did not speak to Neeson for months.


Quotes

. . . but it was movies I had always wanted to be in. I'm into the whole thing, not just performing. I love watching what goes on behind the camera. My heroes are Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd -- complete filmmakers.


Trademark

Frequently portrayed characters who are dead by the end of their respective films (i.e. The Terminator (1984), Aliens (1986), Next of Kin (1989), Navy Seals (1990), Predator 2 (1990), Tombstone (1993), U-571 (2000), Vertical Limit (2000), Club Dread...


Nickname

Wild Bill


Star Sign

Taurus

Personal Details

Born

William Archibald Paxton

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Died

(age 61)
Beverly Grove, Los Angeles, California, USA


Height:

6' (1.83 m)

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