Bill Paxton (1955–2017)

Actor | Producer | Director

  • Bill Paxton in Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
  • Bill Paxton and Rob Lowe in Frank & Jesse (1995)
  • Bill Paxton and Arnold Schwarzenegger in True Lies (1994)
  • Bill Paxton in Training Day (2017)
  • Bill Paxton and Alicia Sixtos in Training Day (2017)
  • Bill Paxton in Training Day (2017)

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Working on Texas Rising (2015), he found out that he is actually related to Sam Houston. "Sam Houston and I share common grandparents, going back six generations. His mother would be a great-aunt of mine. That makes Sam Houston and me second cousins...


[on his experiences as a director] I have great empathy for my actors. They trust me because they know that I have been on the front end of the camera.


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...



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William Paxton

Fort Worth, Texas, USA


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


6' (1.83 m)

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