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RIP: Veteran Actor Bill Paxton Deceased at 61

Bill Paxton

Veteran actor Bill Paxton (who is likely best known to fans of genre film for his turn as Pvt. Hudson in Aliens or his starring role in Frailty) has passed away at 61. He is survived by his two children and wife Louise Newbury. An announcement regarding his passing was made, on Sunday, by a representative for the Paxton family.

In addition to starring in Frailty, Paxton also directed the picture. Paxton also made noteworthy appearances in Weird Science and The Terminator as well as starring in the HBO original television series Big Love. 

Our condolences go out to his friends and family in their time of grief. He will be greatly missed by cinema enthusiasts everywhere.

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Written by Tyler Doupé
Tyler Doupe' is the managing editor at Wicked Horror. He has previously penned for Fangoria Mag, Rue Morgue Mag, FEARnet, Fandango, ConTV, Ranker, Shock Till You Drop, ChillerTV, ComingSoon, and more. He lives with his husband, his dog, and cat hat(s).
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