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Bill Paxton

Bill Paxton

American actor, director and film producer
Bill Paxton was born on May 17, 1955 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was the son of Mary Lou (Gray) and John Lane Paxton, a businessman and actor (as John Paxton). Bill moved to Los Angeles, California at age eighteen, where he found work in the film industry as a set dresser for Roger Corman's New World Pictures.Wikipedia
BornMay 17, 1955
HometownFort Worth, Texas, United States of America
Net worth$25 million
Height6'0" (1.83m)
SpouseLouise Newbury, Kelly Rowan
ChildrenJames Paxton
ParentsJohn Lane Paxton
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Bill Paxton – cause of death revealed

The exact cause of death of the late Hollywood actor Bill Paxton has been revealed with the publishing of his death certificate. The 61-year-old died last month from a stroke days after surgery to replace a heart valve and repair damage to his aorta. The aorta is the main artery that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body. The surgery reportedly took place on Valentine’s Day (February 14), and he died 11 days later on February 25, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Paxton was best known for his roles in Titanic, Apollo13 Aliens and the HBO series Big Love.
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2013Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or MiniseriesHatfields & McCoysNominated
2012Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieHatfields & McCoysNominated
2010Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaBig LoveNominated
2008Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaBig LoveNominated
2007Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaBig LoveNominated
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