Bill Paxton (1955–2017)

Actor | Producer | Writer



Photos

  • Bill Paxton, Brian Dennehy, Jeff Fahey, and Joe Pantoliano in The Last of the Finest (1990)
  • Bill Paxton, Brian Dennehy, Jeff Fahey, and Joe Pantoliano in The Last of the Finest (1990)
  • Bill Paxton in The Last of the Finest (1990)
  • Bill Paxton, Brian Dennehy, Jeff Fahey, and Joe Pantoliano in The Last of the Finest (1990)
  • Bill Paxton, Marcie Leeds, Adrian Pasdar, Tim Thomerson, and Jenny Wright in Near Dark (1987)
  • Bill Paxton, Jenette Goldstein, and Adrian Pasdar in Near Dark (1987)

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Filmography


All Filmography

Did You Know

Trivia

Following his untimely death, he was interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills) in Los Angeles, California.


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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