The day before the 2017 Oscars, Bill Paxton passed away due to complications from heart surgery. He was a Fort Worth native, who went on to star in blockbusters and TV dramas. McClatchy Alexa Ard / McClatchy
The day before the 2017 Oscars, Bill Paxton passed away due to complications from heart surgery. He was a Fort Worth native, who went on to star in blockbusters and TV dramas. McClatchy Alexa Ard / McClatchy

So long, Bill Paxton, and thanks for being in some of my favorite films

February 26, 2017 12:48 PM

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Théoden Janes -- who has covered entertainment at the Observer for nine years -- is a veteran of three Taylor Swift concerts (but won't admit that he actually likes her). Call him at 704-358-5897 or email: tjanes@charlotteobserver.com.