Bill Paxton (1955–2017)

Actor | Producer | Writer



Photos

  • Tom Cruise, Bill Paxton, and Terence Maynard in Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
  • Bill Paxton and Kick Gurry in Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
  • Kevin Bacon, Tom Hanks, and Bill Paxton in Apollo 13 (1995)
  • Bill Paxton in Apollo 13 (1995)
  • Kevin Bacon and Bill Paxton in Apollo 13 (1995)
  • Bill Paxton in Apollo 13 (1995)

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Filmography


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Did You Know

Trivia

He was the original choice for Mo in Hardware (1990). He was enthusiastic about the script, but Miramax and Palace Pictures did not know anything about him, so they did not contact his agent, and Paxton signed on for Navy Seals (1990) instead. Dylan...


Quotes

It's very liberating to be naked in front of a hundred people, but there's nothing sexual about lovemaking on a movie set...


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 Archibald Paxton

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Died

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


Height:

6' (1.83 m)

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