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Den Of Geek Feb 26, 2017
We've lost the great Bill Paxton, at the age of just 61...
Don't even know where to start. Perhaps with the basics: the brilliant Bill Paxton has died, his family has confirmed. He was just 61 years old.
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Paxton passed away following complications from surgery. He leaves behind a body of work that’s as broad as it is brilliant. Inevitably, we gravitate towards his roles in Aliens and The Terminator (he was one of the few who could time after time stand the rigours of a James Cameron production, and come out eager for the next), but Paxton’s resume is full of favourites. Twister, Trespass and Big Love, for instance. Plus his character work in the likes of Apollo 13, Tombstone, Predator 2, Near Dark and Edge Of Tomorrow is memorable too. »
"It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery," a representative for the family said in a statement to Rolling Stone.
"A loving husband and father, Bill began his career in Hollywood working on films in the art department and went on to have an illustrious career spanning four decades as »
Actor Bill Paxton has sadly passed away at the age of just 61. Paxton was most famous for his roles in the film Aliens, The Terminator, Apollo 13, True Lies, Titanic, and 1996’s Twister. According to various sources, the actor passed away this weekend from complications following surgery.
Tributes have already started to flood in from the Hollywood community.
Bill Paxton was, simply, a wonderful man. A wonderful man… Hanx.
— Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) February 26, 2017
Bill Paxton was open, kind and talented. He had an engaging and engrossing charisma. So very sad that he is gone.
— John Carpenter (@TheHorrorMaster) February 26, 2017
Very sad today to hear the passing of Bill Paxton. My heart goes out to his family & his many friends. Rest In Peace my friend. God bless pic.twitter.com/3lOJ5G3v8p
— Gary Sinise (@GarySinise) February 26, 2017
Awesome talent and a great guy
My heart , thoughts and prayers go »
- Paul Heath
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