- Date of Birth:
- May 17, 1955
- Fort Worth
Bill Paxton (born William Paxton in Fort Worth, Texas on May 17, 1955) was an American actor and director who starred in films like Aliens (1986), Apollo 13 (1995), Twister (1996), and Titanic (1997), as well as the HBO series Big Love (2006–2011). He died on Feb. 25, 2017, due to complications from surgery. At the time of his death he was starring in CBS’ new TV series Training Day, based on the 2001 film of the same name.
Best Known For:
Bill was best known for starring in films like Twister and Titanic, and the HBO series Big Love.
Bill was married to his first wife, Kelly Rowan, from 1979-1980. He then married his wife, Louise Newbury, in 1987, and together the couple had two children — Lydia, 19, and James, 22.