William Paxton was an American actor and director. The films in which he appeared include The Terminator, Weird Science, Aliens, Predator 2, True Lies, Apollo 13, Twister, Titanic, U-571, Edge of Tomorrow and Nightcrawler. Paxton also starred in the HBO series Big Love. In 2013, he received an Emmy Award nomination for his performance in the miniseries Hatfields & McCoys.

Paxton was born on May 17, 1955 in Fort Worth, Texas as William Paxton, to Mary Lou and John Lane Paxton. At age 18, Paxton moved to Los Angeles, California, where he found work in the film industry as a set dresser for Roger Corman’s New World Pictures. He made his film debut in the Corman film Crazy Mama. Paxton died on February 25, 2017, in Los Angeles, from complications following heart surgery. He was 61.

Bill Paxton Height, Weight & More

Bill Paxton Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)

Bill Paxton Height: 6′ (1.83 m)

Bill Paxton Shoe Size/Feet Size: 14 (US)

Bill Paxton Star Sign: Taurus

Bill Paxton Net Worth: $30 million

Bill Paxton Hair Color: Dark Brown

Bill Paxton Eye Color: Blue

Date Of Birth: 17 May 1955

Birth Place: Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Date of Death: 25 February 2017, Los Angeles, California, USA

Birth Name: William Paxton

Nicknames: Wild Bill, Knuckles

Nationality: American

Race/Ethnicity: White
English, some Scots-Irish (Northern Irish), Austrian, German, French, and Swiss

Spouse: Louise Newbury (m. 1987), Kelly Rowan (m. 1979-1980)

Parents: Mary Lou Paxton, John Paxton

Children: James Paxton, Lydia Paxton

Siblings: Bob Paxton (Brother)

 

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