BREAKING: Bill Paxton, star of the new TV series Training Day, suddenly died today. He was 61! Paxton has an extensive film career from movies like Weird Science to “Twister,” “Aliens” and “Titanic.”
A representative for Bill Paxton family said in a statement inside…
CelebNHealth247.com is SHOCKED to hear that beloved Actor Bill Paxton Passes Away.
The statement reads as follows:
“It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery. 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. … We ask to please respect the family’s wish for privacy as they mourn the loss of their adored husband and father.”
It was reported that Bill Paxton sent Liman an email on January 29 that read:
“Thanks for the good wishes. It will help me face this ordeal. Don’t worry ‘Sgt Farrell’ will be ready to report for duty. Even facing major surgery, his optimism for the future was infectious.”
Liman told the Daily News:
“He was talking about the future, things we hoped to do together.”
Celebnhealth247.com has received word that the Twister star died on Saturday after his procedure. A source told Us that Paxton died after suffering a stroke post-heart surgery.
His rep said in another statement to Us:
Paxton was “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.”
Celebnhealth247 has been big fans of Bill Paxton all the way back to his earlier acting roles of Terminator and Weird Science. He was an incredibly adaptable actor who’s roles spanned over comedy, drama, action, westerns and more. He also directed movies that included, “The Greatest Game Ever Played,” and “Frailty.”
The Tombstone actor has been in a fantastic new series called “Training Day” in which he was portraying Detective Frank Rourke. CBS reported that the complete first season was completed.
Fellow actors and friends took to social media to say their farewell and tributes to Bill Paxton:
Rob Lowe writes:
“”Devastated by the sudden loss of my close friend and one of the finest actors in the business, Bill Paxton.”
Screenwriter Brian Lynch said Paxton was a talented director.
“RIP Bill Paxton. great in everything, was the highlight of every movie he was in. Underrated director too.”
As for his new TV series, which was completed in December, CBS was not immediately clear what will happen to the series.
CBS and Warner Bros. Television said in a joint statement:
“We are shocked and deeply saddened this morning by the news of Bill Paxton’s passing. All of us here offer our deepest sympathy to his wife, Louise, and his two children.”
#RIP Bill Paxton, you gave us greatness in film. You were the shining star in some of Hollywood’s best action movies with your one liners and sarcastic sense of humor. Give em a bad time in heaven sir!