Biography

Bill Paxton (May 17, 1955 - February 25, 2017) was an American actor. He appeared in films including Aliens and Titanic and starred as practising polygamist Bill Henrickson in the HBO series Big Love. On February 25, 2017 he died from complications following heart surgery.

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Bill Paxton (May 17, 1955 - February 25, 2017) was an American actor. He appeared in films including Aliens and Titanic and starred as practising polygamist Bill Henrickson in the HBO series Big Love. On February 25, 2017 he died from complications following heart surgery.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 100

Birthday 1955-05-17

Day of Death 2017-02-25

Place of Birth Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • William Paxton
  • William "Bill" Paxton

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 The Circle as Vinnie Holland
2017 Training Day(13 episodes) as Frank Rourke
2016 Mean Dreams as Wayne Caraway
2016 Term Life as Detective Keenan
2015 The Gamechangers as Jack Thompson
2015 Pixies as Eddie Beck (voice)
2015 Texas Rising as Sam Houston
2015 Texas Rising(10 episodes) as Sam Houston
2014 Nightcrawler as Joe Loder
2014 Edge of Tomorrow as Msg. Farell
2014 Million Dollar Arm as Tom House
2013 JFK: The Final Hours as Narrator (voice)
2013 Red Wing as Jim Verret
2013 Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.(6 episodes) as John Garrett / The Clairvoyant
2013 2 Guns as Earl
2013 The Colony as Mason
2012 Hatfields & McCoys as Randall McCoy
2012 Hatfields & McCoys(3 episodes) as Randall McCoy
2012 Shanghai Calling as Donald
2011 Haywire as John Kane
2011 Tornado Alley as Himself - Narrator
2008 His Highness Hollywood as Himself
2007 The Good Life as Robbie
2006 Big Love(67 episodes) as Bill Henrickson
2005 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon as Ed Mitchell
2004 Haven as Carl Ridley
2004 Thunderbirds as Jeff Tracy
2004 Club Dread as Coconut Pete
2003 Superior Firepower: Making 'Aliens' as Himself
2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over as Dinky Winks
2003 Resistance as Maj. Theodore 'Ted' Brice
2003 Ghosts of the Abyss as Himself
2002 Living in Darkness as Himself
2002 Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams as Dinky Winks
2001 Frailty as Father Meiks
2000 Vertical Limit as Elliot Vaughn
2000 U-571 as Lt. Cmdr. Mike Dahlgren
1998 Mighty Joe Young as Gregg O'Hara
1998 A Simple Plan as Hank Mitchell
1998 A Bright Shining Lie as Colonel John Paul Vann
1997 Titanic as Brock Lovett
1997 The View(1 episode)
1997 Traveller as Bokky
1996 The Evening Star as Jerry Bruckner
1996 Twister as Bill Harding
1996 Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13 as Himself
1995 The Last Supper as Zachary Cody
1995 Apollo 13 as Fred Haise
1995 Frank & Jesse as Frank James
1994 True Lies as Simon
1994 Future Shock as Vince
1993 Tombstone as Morgan Earp
1993 Frasier(1 episode) as Guest Caller - Ernie
1993 Boxing Helena as Ray O'Malley
1993 Monolith as Tucker
1993 Indian Summer as Jack Belston
1992 Trespass as Vince
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(2 episodes)
1992 The Vagrant as Graham Krakowski
1992 One False Move as Dale 'Hurricane' Dixon
1991 The Dark Backward as Gus
1990 Predator 2 as Jerry Lambert
1990 Navy Seals as Floyd Dane
1990 The Last of the Finest as Howard 'Hojo' Jones
1990 Brain Dead as Jim Reston
1989 Next of Kin as Gerald Gates
1989 Slipstream as Matt Owens
1989 Tales from the Crypt(1 episode)
1989 Back to Back as Bo Brand
1988 Riding Fast as Bobo
1988 Pass the Ammo as Jesse Wilkes
1987 Near Dark as Severen
1986 Fresno as Billy Joe Bobb
1986 Fresno(4 episodes) as Billy Joe Bobb
1986 Aliens as Private W. Hudson
1985 Commando as Intercept Officer
1985 Weird Science as Chet Donnelly
1985 An Early Frost as Bob Maracek
1985 The Atlanta Child Murders as Campbell
1985 The Atlanta Child Murders(0 episodes) as Campbell
1984 The Terminator as Punk Leader
1984 Impulse as Eddie
1984 Miami Vice(1 episode)
1984 Streets of Fire as Clyde the Bartender
1983 The Hitchhiker(1 episode)
1983 Mortuary as Paul Andrews
1983 Deadly Lessons as Eddie Fox
1983 The Lords of Discipline as Gilbreath
1983 Great Day as Rudy
1982 Taking Tiger Mountain as Billy Hampton
1982 Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker as Eddie
1981 Stripes as Soldier
1980 The Six O'Clock Follies(6 episodes)
1980 Fish Heads
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)

Directing

2011 TattooDirector
2005 The Greatest Game Ever PlayedDirector
2001 FrailtyDirector
1980 Fish HeadsDirector

Art

1981 Galaxy of TerrorSet Decoration
1976 Eat My DustSet Decoration

Writing

2011 TattooStory

Production

2013 ParklandProducer

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