Bill Paxton, known for roles in 'Titanic' and 'Apollo 13,' dies at 61

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.
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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.

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

February 26, 2017 12:48 PM

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