“Bill Paxton, the veteran actor who starred in ‘Big Love’ and appeared in films like ‘Aliens,’ ‘Twister’ and ‘Apollo 13,’ died Saturday, Feb. 25th, following complications from surgery,” reports Rolling Stone.
The story adds, “Though a representative for the actor did not confirm cause of death, TMZ reports that Paxton suffered a fatal stroke post-op following heart surgery.”
Rolling Stone also writes, “Paxton will likely most be remembered for his starring role of Bill Henrickson, a modern-day polygamist living quietly in the suburbs, in the HBO drama ‘Big Love,’ a role which earned Paxton three Best Actor Golden Globe nominations. The series ran for five seasons. In 2012, Paxton was nominated for an Emmy for his leading role in the miniseries ‘Hatfields & McCoys.’
“Paxton was starring in the CBS reboot of ‘Training Day’ at the time of his death.”
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