Bill Paxton (1955–2017)

Actor | Producer | Writer

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  • Bill Paxton, Lance Henriksen, Jenette Goldstein, and Joshua John Miller in Near Dark (1987)
  • Bill Paxton and Lindsay Frost in Monolith (1993)
  • Bill Paxton and Lindsay Frost in Monolith (1993)
  • Bill Paxton and Lindsay Frost in Monolith (1993)
  • Bill Paxton and Lindsay Frost in Monolith (1993)
  • Bill Paxton in Monolith (1993)

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Trivia

Alumnus of Stella Adler Studio of Acting.


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

Wild Bill


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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