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Twister and Titanic actor Bill Paxton (61) died

Twister and Titanic actor Bill Paxton (61) died

Bill Paxton, known for roles in the films Twister, Titanic and Aliens, it is Saturday deceased.

The actor died from complications that occurred after surgery, reports TMZ. He is 61 years old.

Paxton was almost thirty years married to Louise Newbury. They have two children, James (born 1994) and Lydia (1997).

“Bill’s passion for his profession was known by anyone who has known”, says the death of his family. “No one could go to his warmth and infinite energy.”

Several colleagues from the filmvak have responded to the death of the actor. “I’m torn by the death of my dear friend and one of the best actors out of the box”, tweets Rob Lowe. He was with Paxton to see it in Frank & Jesse.

Also, Jamie Lee Curtis, the actor played in True Lies, showed on Twitter her reaction to the news. “A funny, talented and loving man. My love and support goes out to Louise, their children and the rest of his family.”

Nooooo. Bill Paxton is gone. Such a funny, talented, loving human. Louise & the children, & family my ❤& support 2 u… https://t.co/31lToGv5Lr

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Bill Paxton played for four decades in countless roles, including a supporting role in Titanic, but was also seen in Aliens . He had, in 1996, a starring role in Twister of the Dutch film director Jan de Bont.

He was for some roles nominated for a Golden Globe and an Emmy. The last major roll of film that Paxton played in Nightcrawler (2014), in which he the opponent was Jake Gyllenhaal.

During his career he played in more than 80 movies and tv series. He is currently seen in the tv series, Training Day.

Actor Bill Paxton died

Actor Bill Paxton (l) was earlier this year still present at the People’s Choice Award in Los Angeles.
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Paxton married Louise Newbury, here both visited the ceremony of the Emmy Awards in 2012.
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Paxton is known from the movie Twister, with Helen Hunt.
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Paxton was also known for his role in Titanic. Here he visited together with his wife the premiere of the film in 1997.
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Paxton played along with Tom Hanks and Kevin Bacon in Apollo 13.
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