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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Filmography


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Trivia

He was the first choice as Robert Langdon in The Da Vinci Code (2006). He turned down the role because he was already signed for Big Love (2006). Tom Hanks was cast for the film instead. Coincidentally, Hanks served as executive producer on Paxton's...


Quotes

I've always loved movies about con men. I think con men are as American as apple pie.


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


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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