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Old 02-26-2017, 09:34 PM
 
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Bill Paxton was a class act. RIP
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Old 02-26-2017, 09:49 PM
 
Location: Indianapolis
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Dude, "Frailty."

Bill Paxton directed and starred in it.

One of the best thrillers of the last 30 years.



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Old 02-27-2017, 12:05 AM
 
Location: Texas Hill Country
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Wow, that makes one feel old. I mean, he was in the MV "Shadows of the Night" with Pat Benatar, that was during my first undergrad, he's my age, he's so young!

...............and then I remember just how old I am.
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Old 02-27-2017, 05:32 AM
 
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This broke my heart. I enjoyed his body of work. Good luck to you sir in the great beyond.
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Old 02-27-2017, 05:45 AM
 
Location: N of citrus, S of decent corn
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So sorry to hear that. He was one of my favorite actors. We've been enjoying his new show, Training Day.
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Old 02-27-2017, 06:28 AM
 
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Bummer. He could play all kinds of roles well. My favorite was "Frailty", but he was also outstanding in a completely different role in "True Lies."



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-GuD7Jpi-A
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Old 02-27-2017, 09:38 AM
 
Location: Long Neck , DE
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yes so sad said he had surgery last spring and I'm wondering if what he was suffering from finally killed him . So sad one of my faves for sure . 2017 looks like it is picking up when 2016 left off .... we are loosing so many good actors . RIP mr Paxton . I hope they don't try to continue his show training day w/o him .
I don't see how they could consider continuing Training Day without him. I really liked him in this show. I wonder how many unaired episodes they have. R I P Bill.
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Old 02-27-2017, 09:52 AM
 
Location: Canada
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Dude, "Frailty."

Bill Paxton directed and starred in it.

One of the best thrillers of the last 30 years.
I'd been trying to remember the name of this movie all morning...thank you. This was one of the best roles he played, imo. Very creepy.

Loved him in Twister, Aliens, and so many other roles. Hollywood lost a truly dynamic actor, far too soon.

R.I.P., Bill.
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Old 02-27-2017, 04:04 PM
 
Location: 10110001010110100
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WTH!?! Uh, I am really bummed now!

Him and Helen Hunt made a movie like Twister actually enjoyable!

RIP Mr. Paxton
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Old 02-28-2017, 02:38 PM
 
Location: Texas
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He was a great actor...and so young.


Rest in peace.
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