William Paxton (May 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017) was an American actor, filmmaker, and musician. He appeared in films such as Weird Science (1985), Near Dark (1987), Aliens (1986), Tombstone (1993), True Lies (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), Twister (1996), and Titanic (1997).
Paxton starred in the HBO drama series Big Love (2006–2011), for which he earned three Golden Globe Award nominations during the show's run. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for portraying Randall McCoy in the History channel miniseries Hatfields & McCoys (2012) and as Detective Frank Roarke in the CBS television series Training Day (2017).
Bill Paxton interview 1998
April 23, 2009
Bill Paxton Talks Being Drugged On 'Titantic' Set (VIDEO) | Larry King Now | Ora.TV
June 10, 2015
Bill Paxton, '2 Guns' Star, Does Not Want To Be Called 'Knuckles'
July 30, 2013
Bill Paxton, Star of 'Big Love' and Movie Blockbusters, Dies at 61
February 26, 2017
John Paxton - IMDb
July 14, 1920