Bill Paxton’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

February 25, 2017

Age of Death

61 years

Cause of Death



Movie Actor

The movie actor Bill Paxton died at the age of 61 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

He acted in the blockbusters Apollo 13, Twister, and Titanic. His role in the miniseries Hatfields & McCoys earned him an Emmy Award nomination.

His father, John Lane Paxton, was a museum executive, an occasional actor, and a businessman. Bill married Louise Newbury in 1987 and had two kids named James and Lydia Paxton.



“I didn’t have a normal background – I was completely demented from a very early age!” (Bill Paxton)


“It was so weird that I would end up directing ‘The Greatest Game Ever Played,’ because, y’know, I’m not a big golfer myself. But I grew up around the game. My mom and dad kind of built their dream house off the 11th fairway of Shady Oaks Country Club in Fort Worth.” (Bill Paxton)


“In the old days the studios guided your career. Now it’s all up to you.” (Bill Paxton)


“I think I got an Instamatic camera when I was 8 years old, and ever since then, I’ve liked to record things. I don’t know why. Maybe it’s just to kind of try to leave some kind of record behind.” (Bill Paxton)


“My father always read obituaries to me out loud, not because he was maudlin or morbid, but because they were mini biographies.” (Bill Paxton)