Bill Paxton - American actor and film director. The films in which he appeared include The Terminator (1984), Weird Science (1985), Aliens (1986), Predator 2 (1990), True Lies (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), Twister (1996), Titanic (1997), U-571 (2000), Edge of Tomorrow (2014) and Nightcrawler (2014). Paxton also starred in the HBO drama series Big Love (2006–2011).
Bill Paxton - Born in Fort Worth, Texas. Actor & film director. Best known for playing Morgan Earp in Tombstone, Fred Haise in Apollo 13, Bill Harding in Twister and Brock Lovett in Titanic. Also acted in The Terminator, Weird Science, Miami Vice, Aliens, Predator 2, True Lies, Mighty Joe Young, U-571, Vertical Limit & Frailty. He also directed the 2005 biopic The Greatest Game Ever Played, one of only three sports films that I've really enjoyed.
Remembering Bill Paxton's 1980s New Wave Band Martini Ranch
Remembering Bill Paxton's 1980s New Wave Band Martini Ranch Before becoming a household name for his acting roles in movies like "Aliens" "Titanic" and "Twister" Bill Paxton was also a member of 1980s New Wave band Martini Ranch.
Bill Paxton, Actor: Titanic. Bill Paxton was born William Paxton on May 17, 1955 in Fort Worth, Texas. He is the son of Mary Lou (Gray) and John Lane Paxton, a businessman and actor (as John Paxton). Bill moved to Los Angeles, California at age 18, where he found work in the film industry as a set dresser for Roger Corman's New World Pictures. He made his film debut in the Corman film Crazy Mama (1975), directed by Jonathan ...