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 was considered for the role of Dr. Ian Malcolm in Jurassic Park (1993), which went to Jeff Goldblum.


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 Archibald Paxton

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Died

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


Height:

6' (1.83 m)

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