Bill Paxton Dead at 61

bill-paxtonPeople Magazine has reported and confirmed that film and television star Bill Paxton has died at age 61.  He was undergoing surgery at the time of his death but it hasn’t been confirmed what kind of surgery or why it was being performed.  Bill Paxton was best known for his roles in Twister (1996),  as well as minor roles in films like Terminator (1984) and Aliens (1986) , just to name a few. 

According to Yahoo news,  he is also an Emmy winning actor and his final role will be in the movie, The Circle with Emma Watson and Tom Hanks. He will be playing Emma’s father.  Here is a link to the trailer from his last piece of work:  The Circle  Bill was also working on a sequel of sorts to Denzel Washington’s “Training Day” that takes place 15 years later after Denzel’s 2001’s version.  His son even appeared on the CBS Drama.

Bill Paxton is survived by his children, Lydia and  James and his wife, Louise Newbury.

 

 

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