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RIP Bill Paxton

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#1 TrekMD


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Posted 26 February 2017 - 02:14 PM



I just learned that Bill Paxton died due to complications from a surgery.  Very sad news.  May he rest in peace.  You can read more here:  Bill Paxton, ‘Titanic’ and ‘Big Love’ Star, Dead at 61

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#2 Lost Dragon

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Posted 26 February 2017 - 02:50 PM

A friend just texted to tell me of Bill's sad, sad passing.


Absolutely floored me.So unexpected and we've lost another screen legend :(


Aliens, Predator II, Frailty, Near dark, Twister, Wierd Science, A Simple Plan, Apollo 13, Edge Of Tommorrow, Training Day, you name.



RIP Great Man.

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Posted 26 February 2017 - 03:25 PM

What? OH NO! THAT SUCKS! He was such a fun actor and so many great roles. RIP BILL!  :(

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#4 RickR


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Posted 26 February 2017 - 04:32 PM

Terrible news  He was a young guy too.  Very sad. 

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#5 Lost Dragon

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Posted 26 February 2017 - 05:56 PM

In his film roles, killed by THE BEST....



Xenomorph (Aliens)


Terminator (1st Terminator film)


Predator (Predator II)


Few can match that i guess...

#6 fergojisan


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Posted 26 February 2017 - 09:30 PM

I always enjoyed his work. He just did a great interview on the WTF podcast maybe two weeks ago.


Rest in Peace Bill Paxton. :(

#7 Atari Adventure Square

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Posted 27 February 2017 - 12:19 AM

Terrible news. He had so much passion in him.


Watch Frailty if you haven't already, his directorial debut.


And thanks for the podcast info, Fergo, I'll check it out.


Also - Near Dark is another fine performance which elevates an already great movie.

Bill Paxton did that in every movie he was in.

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