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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Trivia

He was of English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Austrian, German, French, Swiss, Dutch, and distant Welsh and Norwegian, descent.


Quotes

[on auditioning for The Doors (1991)] I read my ass off. At the time I was doing Navy Seals (1990) and I flew up with short hair and a mustache to read for the lead. [Oliver Stone's] response was, "Well, I just don't see it".


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

Knuckles


Star Sign

Taurus

Personal Details

Born

William Paxton

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Died

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


Height:

6' (1.83 m)

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