How hard was it for Bill Paxton wife to conform his death, friends and family participated in the funeral and was paid tribute with his hit movie ‘Twister’

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Late American actor Bill Paxton
Born Name(late) William Paxton
Birth PlaceFort Worth, Texas, United States
Height6 feet
Eye ColorBlue
Zodiac SignTaurus
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
ProfessionActor, Director
WifeLouise Newbury (m. 1987–2017), Kelly Rowan (m. 1979–1980)
Net Worth$40 million
Weight83 kg
Age61 years (at the time of death)
SiblingAnn Paxton-Otten (sister), Bob Paxton (brother)
ParentsJohn Paxton (father), Mary Lou Paxton (mother)

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Bill Paxton was Emmy Award nominee for the performance in the mini-series Hatfields & McCoys in 2013. Moreover, Paxton won Golden Globe Award three times for his role in HBO’s ‘Big Love.’ But unfortunately, the movie industry had to face,’ loss when the actor died at the age of 61.

So, what was the actual reason for which Paxton had to pay his life? The cause of Bill Paxton’s unexpected death has been revealed. Paxton’s wife confirmed that the Big Love star doesn’t exist anymore in a heartbreaking way.

Bill Paxton Cause of Death his wife revealed is heartbreaking!

Bill Paxton died on February 25, 2017, at Cedars-Sinai Medical in Los Angeles. In fact, he died of a stroke triggered by the valve replacement surgery. According to the death certificate of the late actor, Bill suffered an aortic aneurysm and underwent corrective surgery on Feb 14. Paxton suffered a fatal stroke due to complications from the surgery and died on February 25. He was only 61 years of age during his death.

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At the time of his death, Paxton’s wife along with family released a statement to media which read;

 “It’s hard to tell and with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill has pass away due to complications from surgery.”

his family added;

“We all know Paxton’s passion for the arts was felt by all who was close to Bill, and his warmth and tireless energy were undeniable.”

It undoubtedly was a huge loss to the film industry and to his family following Paxton sudden death as it was an unexpected one. Paxton was active in the movies in the recent time. As a matter of fact, he didn’t mention that he was undergoing any kinds of surgery and had never been vocal about his illness.

But about his treatment, he had chatted with his bud as well as director Doug Liman. In fact, Liman never thought that Paxton would die following the surgery.

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On her statement she gave to Daily News Bill’s wife said that the actor was worried about the treatment. However, an optimist also said that he would be back to work again, in the statement she said;

“Thanks for the good wishes. It will help me face this ordeal. Don’t worry ‘Sgt Farell’ will be ready to report for duty,

Bill through his email sent this message to Doug Liman. She further added;

 “Even facing major surgery, his optimism for the future was infectious. He was talking about the future, things we hoped to do together.”

Bill Paxton had a long career in the movie industry, and undoubted has given his fans with many hit movies.

Who Participated in Bill’s Funeral?

During Paxton’s funeral, most of the Hollywood industry’s celebrities and Paxton’s friends attended. They said the Hollywood industry lost a talented and hard-working person and no one could replace him in the industry.

Bill’s friends, co-stars, and fans expressed their condolences on social media.

After his death, 1996 hit movie ‘Twister’ went to screen at the Greenway summer outdoor film series on 27th June 2017.

Caption: Bill Paxton hit movie from 1996 Twister Trailer.

The film, which begins at sunset, is the 1996 blockbuster ‘Twister’, about two scientists. It features Oscar winner Helen Hunt and the late Bill Paxton, who leads a group of dedicated storm chasers across Oklahoma during a deadly tornado outbreak.

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Twister’ was one of Bill Paxton’s best-appeared movies. Moreover, Paxton won Saturn Award for ‘Aliens’ as Best Supporting Actor on 1987. Likewise, in 1996, Paxton won Screen Actors Guild award for ‘Apollo 13’ as Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Furthermore, Tales from the Crypt, Titanic, The Bright Shining Lie, and others are some of the Paxton nominated movies.

The story behind Paxton second wife and his children!

Paxton was in a relationship with Kelly Rowan, who is also an actress, for two years. The couple dated for one year after meeting in 1978. Consequently, they tied their knot on 2nd Oct 1979.

Only for eight months, Kelly remained as Bill’s wife. They divorced on 22nd July 1980. The exact reason for the couple divorce is unknown but we know that they officially separated in the year 1980, and also successfully moved on in their life.

Kelly-Rowan
Caption: Bill Paxton’s ex-wife Kelly Rowan. Photo Credit: Pop Sugar

After leaving his ex-wife, Bill married Louise Newbury in 1987. Hence, it was his second marriage.

Bill Paxton and Louise Newbury
Caption: Actor Bill Paxton and Louise Newbury attend the “Titanic 3D” World Premiere at the Royal Albert Hall on March 27 in London, England. Photo Credit: Ottawa Citizen

Until Paxton’s death, they remained husband and wife. More than thirty years they remained as a loving couple. From their long married life, Paxton and Louise had two children named James and Lydia.

Paxton and Louise welcomed their first child, a son, James on February 23, 1994, in Ojai, California, USA. James followed his father footsteps and became an actor. He is currently starring on USA Network’s Eyewitness.

Bill paxton and his son
Bill Paxton and his son, James Paxton, attend the premiere of ‘Wheeler’ at the Vista Theatre on January 30, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. Photo Credit: Getty Images 

During an interview when asked about his father ‘s reaction towards role on Eyewitness, James replied

“My father never discouraged me from the business.”

James added;

“My father always believe me and he know I could do it. Firstly, bill doesn’t believe and I am not ready. But, I said I could do this. I can do this on my own don’t worry.”

Furthermore, Paxton and his wife, Louise, welcomed their second child, a daughter, Lydia Paxton on December 19, 1997. Currently, she is at the age of 21.

Bill paxton and his daughter
Bill Paxton and his daughter Lydia  in 13th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards. Photo Credit: Zimbio

According to Lydia Instagram and her bio, Lydia is currently studying at Duke University and expects to graduate in 2020.

Bill Paxton Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth

According to Paxton’s Wiki, he was born on May 17, 1955, in Fort Worth, TX. Regarding his parents, Bill’s father was John Lane and his mother was Mary Lou Paxton. At the time of his death, Bill was 61 years of age. That said, how tall was Bill Paxton?

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Regarding his height, Bill Paxton stood with a height of 6 feet. Moreover, he weighed 83 kg before his death. So, what was the figure of Bill Paxton’s net worth?

Bill Paxton through his long career in movies earned a net worth of $40 million. Because of Film Direction, Acting and Film Producing Bill collected such huge net worth. Bill hard working ability was the reason behind his net worth.

Unfortunately, we will not be hearing any news about the late actor. Nevertheless, he will always remain in our hearts as a good actor. It is because Bill immortalized himself through his lively acting when he was alive.