‘Aliens’ Actor Bill Paxton Dies at 61

Beloved actor Bill Paxton passed away on Saturday at the age of 61 as a result of complications from surgery.

Paxton’s career includes tons of hit films such as Apollo 13, Twister, Titanic and Aliens.   He won an Emmy for Hatfields and McCoys and most recently was starring on the TV series Training Day on CBS.

His death was confirmed by a statement from his family:

“It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery. 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 a beloved and prolific actor and filmmaker. Bill’s passion for the arts was felt by all who knew him, and his warmth and tireless energy were undeniable. We ask to please respect the family’s wish for privacy as they mourn the loss of their adored husband and father.”

Further details surrounding Paxton’s death are still developing.  As we learn more, we will be sure to bring that information to you as well.

Source: Hollywood Reporter


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