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Pete Lautrec | 'Wild' Bill Paxton | William Paxton
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Did You Know?
[on auditioning for The Doors
(1991)] I read my ass off. At the time I was doing Navy Seals
(1990) and I flew up with short hair and a mustache to read for the lead. [Oliver Stone
's] response was, "Well, I just don't see it".
As an eight-year-old, he was in the crowd waving when President John F. Kennedy
emerged from the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth, Texas, on the morning of November 22, 1963. There are pictures at the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas where the young Paxton can clearly be seen astride the shoulders of an unidentified man.