Bill Paxton actor of Aliens and Titanic

Bill Paxton

American actor Bill Paxton, a fetish interpreter of director James Cameron, who appeared in such films as the Terminator Aliens True Lies and Titanic died Saturday at age 61, a representative for his family through a statement. With great regret, we share the news that Bill Paxton died of complications following an operation the statement said.

Bill Paxton

Paxton, one of Hollywood’s illustrious high school students, began his career working in the art department of dozens of small productions and eventually became a frequent face of action films of the 1980s and 1990s with tapes such as Commando, ‘Predator 2’, ‘Tombstone Apollo 13’ and ‘Twister’.  Bill’s passion for art was remarkable among those who knew him, and his candor and endless energy were indelible the statement said.

Paxton, born in Fort Worth, Texas, moved to Los Angeles at age 18 and found work at Roger Corman’s New World Pictures. His first film was, in fact, ‘Crazy Mama’ (1975), a production of directed by Jonathan Demme. He moved to New York to study acting under the supervision of Stella Adler and achieved small roles, such as that of ‘Stripes’ (1981), which opened the way for him in the industry until he began his fruitful artistic relationship with James Cameron.

The friendship between the two began when Paxton was part of the rock band Martini Ranch in the early 80’s. James Cameron directed one of his music videos for the song “Reach”, which featured other faces that were later linked to the race of the director, like Kathryn Bigelow, Lance Henriksen and Jenette Goldstein.

In his career, also emphasize his appearances in films as if Vertical Limit the spy Kids saga with Antonio Banderas 2 Guns Edge of Tomorrow and Night crawler although in the last years he was more popular for his works in the TV series ‘Big Love’ and in the Miniseries ‘Hatfield’s & McCoys where he shared prominence with Kevin Costner. He currently played Detective Frank Rourke in Training Day a television adaptation of the thriller that gave an Oscar to Denzel Washington.

EFE He currently played Detective Frank Rourke in Training Day a television adaptation of the thriller that gave an Oscar to Denzel Washington. EFE He currently played Detective Frank Rourke in training Day a television adaptation of the thriller that gave an Oscar to Denzel Washington.