Bill Paxton

Film Director / Actor / Film Producer / Screenwriter | * 05/17/1955 († 61, 02/25/2017) | Fort Worth, Texas (United States of America (USA))
William Paxton (May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017) was an American actor, filmmaker and musician. He appeared in films such as Weird Science (1985), Near Dark (1987), Aliens (1986), Tombstone (1993), True Lies (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), Twister (1996), and Titanic (1997). Paxton starred in the HBO drama series Big Love (2006–2011), for which he earned three Golden Globe Award nominations during the show's run. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for portraying Randall McCoy in the History channel miniseries Hatfields & McCoys (2012) and as Detective Frank Roarke in the ... ()
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Bill Paxton (May 17, 1955 - February 25, 2017) was an American actor. He appeared in films including Aliens and Titanic and starred as practising polygamist Bill Henrickson in the HBO series Big Love. On February 25, 2017 he died from complications following heart surgery.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Bill Paxton

Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture 2x Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture 3x Satellite Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama Best Sports Movie ESPY Award Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie

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Movies with Bill Paxton as Actor(83)

as Billy Hampton2019 Taking Tiger Mountain Revisited
as Vinnie Holland2017 The Circle
as Detective Keenan2016 Term Life
as Wayne Caraway2016 Mean Dreams
as Jack Thompson2015 The Gamechangers
as Eddie Beck (voice)2015 Pixies
as Master Sergeant Farell2014 Edge of Tomorrow
as Joe Loder2014 Nightcrawler
as Tom House2014 Million Dollar Arm
as Narrator (voice)2013 JFK: The Final Hours
as Jim Verret2013 Red Wing
as Mason2013 The Colony
as Earl2013 2 Guns
as Donald2012 Shanghai Calling
as himself2012 Reflections on Titanic
as John Kane2011 Haywire
as Himself - Narrator2011 Tornado Alley
as himself2008 His Highness Hollywood
as Robbie2007 The Good Life
as Carl Ridley2004 Haven
as Coconut Pete2004 Club Dread
as Jeff Tracy2004 Thunderbirds
as Dinky Winks2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
as Ted Brice2003 Resistance
as himself2003 Ghosts of the Abyss
as himself2002 Living in Darkness
as Father Meeks2001 Frailty
as Elliot Vaughn2000 Vertical Limit
as Lt. Cmdr. Mike Dahlgren2000 U-571
as Hank Mitchell1998 A Simple Plan
as John Paul Vann1998 A Bright Shining Lie
as Gregg O'Hara1998 Mighty Joe Young
as Bokky1997 Traveller
as Brock Lovett1997 Titanic
as Bill Harding1996 Twister
as Jerry Bruckner1996 The Evening Star
as Fred Haise1995 Apollo 13
as Zachary Cody1995 The Last Supper
as Vince1994 Future Shock
as Frank James1994 Frank & Jesse
as Simon1994 True Lies
as Jack Belston1993 Indian Summer
as Ray O'Malley1993 Boxing Helena
as Tucker1993 Monolith
as Morgan Earp1993 Tombstone
as Dale 'Hurricane' Dixon1992 One False Move
as Vince1992 Trespass
as Graham Krakowski1992 The Vagrant
as Jerry Lambert1990 Predator 2
as Floyd Dane1990 Navy Seals
as Jim Reston1990 Brain Dead
as Howard 'Hojo' Jones1990 The Last of the Finest
as Gerald Gates1989 Next of Kin
as Matt Owens1989 Slipstream
as Bo Brand1989 Back to Back
as Jesse Wilkes1988 Pass the Ammo
as Severen1987 Near Dark
as Pvt. William L. Hudson1986 Aliens
as Chet Donnelly1985 Weird Science
as Intercept Officer1985 Commando
as Bob Maracek1985 An Early Frost
as Clyde the Bartender1984 Streets of Fire
as Eddie1984 Impulse
as Punk Leader1984 The Terminator
as Rudy1983 Great Day
as Paul Andrews1983 Mortuary
as Bobo1983 Riding Fast
as Gilbreath1983 The Lords of Discipline
as Eddie Fox1983 Deadly Lessons
as Billy Hampton1982 Taking Tiger Mountain
as Soldier1981 Stripes
as John1975 Crazy Mama

TV Shows/Series with Bill Paxton as Actor(16)

as Frank Rourke2017 Training Day
as Sam Houston2015 Texas Rising
as John Garrett / The Clairvoyant2013 Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
as Bill Henrickson2006 Big Love
as himself1997 The View
as Ernie (voice)1993 Frasier
as Billy Joe Bobb1986 Fresno

Movies with Bill Paxton as Crew(11)

Art/Production Design2019 Taking Tiger Mountain Revisited
Production/Producer2013 Parkland
Directing/Director2011 Tattoo
Writing/Story2011 Tattoo
Directing/Director2005 The Greatest Game Ever Played
Directing/Director2001 Frailty
Production/Producer1997 Traveller
Art/Production Design1982 Taking Tiger Mountain
Art/Set Decoration1981 Galaxy of Terror
Art/Assistant Art Director1977 Death Game
Art/Set Decoration1976 Eat My Dust

Full Name: Bill Paxton
Born: Tuesday, 05/17 1955 (May) in Fort Worth, Texas (United States of America (USA))
Died: Saturday, 02/25 2017 (February) in Los Angeles (aged: 61)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: New York University, Arlington Heights High School
Children: James Paxton
Father: John Lane Paxton
Other names for Bill Paxton (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"William Paxton"
"William "Bill" Paxton"
Bill Paxton frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (31x, Actor)
Fred Armisen (26x, Actor)
James Cameron (23x, Crew)
Bill Hader (23x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (19x, Actress)
Tom Hanks (17x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (17x, Actor)
Jason Sudeikis (16x, Actor)
Robert Rodriguez (15x, Crew)
Maya Rudolph (14x, Actress)
Will Forte (14x, Actor)
Amy Poehler (12x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:613, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/15/2021