Sunday, February 26, 2017

Bill Paxton

I've had a career that is kind of under the radar,
but it sure is varied,
and I've been so blessed to be able to get paid to do something I love to do
Bill Paxton
William "BillPaxtonMay 17, 1955 – February 25, 2017
Bill Paxton died today at the age of 61 from complications following heart surgery.

Paxton's television performances included his lead role in HBO's Big Love (2006–2011), for which Paxton received three Golden Globe nominations. Paxton also received good reviews for his performance in the History Channel's miniseries Hatfields & McCoys (2012), for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award, alongside co-star Kevin Costner

He directed several short films, including the music video for Barnes & Barnes' novelty song "Fish Heads", which aired during Saturday Night Live's low-rated 1980–1981 season. He directed the feature films Frailty (2001), in which he starred, and The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005).
He was cast in a music video for the 1982 Pat Benatar song "Shadows of the Night", in which he appeared as a Nazi radio officer. He appears in the Limp Bizkit video Eat You Alive

In 2014, he played the role of the villainous John Garrett in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. He stars alongside Jon BernthalRose McGowan, and John Malkovich as a playable character in the 2014 video game Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (downloadable "Exo Zombies" mode).[8]
In February 2016, Paxton was cast as Detective Frank Roarke for Training Day, a crime-thriller television series set 15 years after the events of the eponymous 2001 movie; it premiered a year later.

Good Night Mr. Paxton

Stay Tuned

Tony Figueroa
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