Biography - A Short Wiki
He acted in the blockbusters Apollo 13, Twister, and Titanic. His role in the miniseries Hatfields & McCoys earned him an Emmy Award nomination.
His father, John Lane Paxton, was a museum executive, an occasional actor, and a businessman. Bill married Louise Newbury in 1987 and had two kids named James and Lydia Paxton.
How did Bill Paxton die?
|Cause of death||Stroke|
|Age of death||61 years|
|Birthday||May 17, 1955|
|Death date||February 25, 2017|
|Place of death||Cedars-Sinai Medical Records Office, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Place of burial||Forest Lawn, Los Angeles, California, United States|
My first film was a movie shot in 1974. I was 18 on that movie set. It was called ‘Big Bad Mama.’ I turned 19 on the next movie I worked on, which was a black ‘Blazing Saddles.’ I worked in the art department. It was called ‘Darktown Strutters.’Bill Paxton
I think I got an Instamatic camera when I was 8 years old, and ever since then, I’ve liked to record things. I don’t know why. Maybe it’s just to kind of try to leave some kind of record behind.Bill Paxton
I got to direct a human interest sports drama – to this day, one of my proudest achievements in my career and a source of undying pride.Bill Paxton
My father always read obituaries to me out loud, not because he was maudlin or morbid, but because they were mini biographies.Bill Paxton
On the Internet, on IMDB, they’ve got that my middle name as Archibald. I don’t have a middle name! My father doesn’t like middle names.Bill Paxton