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

After his tragic, unexpected death, storm chasers across the country united in forming his initials "B.P." using their GPS coordinates as tribute to his well-loved character from the movie Twister (1996).


Quotes

[on his experiences as a director] I have great empathy for my actors. They trust me because they know that I have been on the front end of the camera.


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 Paxton

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Died

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


Height:

6' (1.83 m)

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