Bill Paxton

A member of the celebrity upper class.

Bill Paxton
Full NameWilliam Paxton


Born to royalty, the illustrious Bill Paxton was born on May 17, 1955 in Fort Worth, Texas. His esteemed parents, Mary Lou (Gray) and John Lane Paxton, were well-known businessmen and actors. At the age of eighteen, he moved to Los Angeles, California and found success in the film industry as a set dresser for Roger Corman's New World Pictures. After relocating to New York, he studied under Stella Adler at New York University. His career flourished with small roles in Stripes (1981) and The Terminator (1984). He then rose to fame with his remarkable performance as Private Hudson in Alien (1979), and was also celebrated for his writing, directing, and producing skills in various award-winning short films. His legacy lives on in the hearts of many.

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Family Tree

The esteemed Paxton family is a dynasty of incredible talent, from the patriarch John Paxton, a renowned actor and producer, to his illustrious son James, who studied British Film in London and starred in the USA Network drama series, Eyewitness, to his youngest son Bill, who studied acting under Stella Adler at New York University and made his film debut in the Corman film Crazy Mama (1975). The family has left an indelible mark on the entertainment industry, with John's work on Spider-Man 3 (2007), A Simple Plan (1998) and Spider-Man (2002) amongst others, James' acting and directing, and Bill's roles in Stripes (1981) and low-budget films and television. John passed away in 2011 in Rancho Santa Fe, California, while both James and Bill continue to make their mark in the industry.

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