BREAKING: Bill Paxton Dies At 61
While many are getting excited for The Oscar Awards tonight, the acting world has suffered a great loss this morning.
Actor Bill Paxton, known for roles in Twister, HBO’s Big Love, and more, has passed away at the young age of 61.
Paxton’s rep confirmed the news to US Weekly in a statement, revealing that, “It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery. A loving husband and father, Bill began his career in Hollywood working on films in the art department and went on to have an illustrious career spanning four decades as a beloved and prolific actor and filmmaker. Bill’s passion for the arts was felt by all who knew him, and his warmth and tireless energy were undeniable. We ask to please respect the family’s wish for privacy as they mourn the loss of their adored husband and father.”
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Paxton family at this time.