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Bill Paxton Biography
Bill Paxton (born May 17, 1955) is a notable American actor. Hailing from Fort Worth, Texas, he is best-known for playing distinctive and memorable characters, such as the sneering older brother Chet in John Hughes' Weird Science, a loud-mouthed space soldier in James Cameron's Aliens, astronaut Fred Haise in Ron Howard's Apollo 13, and a tornado researcher opposite Helen Hunt in the blockbuster Twister.

In addition to his acting career, Paxton has produced a number of short films, including Fish Heads, which made a splash on Saturday Night Live in 1982.

Ghosts of the Abyss (2003)
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
Frailty (2002)
Vertical Limit (2000)
U-571 (2000)
Mighty Joe Young (1998)
A Simple Plan (1998)
A Bright Shining Lie (1998)
The Travellers (1997)
Titanic (1997)
The Evening Star (1996)
Twister (1996)
Apollo 13 (1995)
The Last Supper (1995)
True Lies (1994)
Frank and Jesse (1994)
Tombstone (1993)
Boxing Helena (1993)
Future Shock (1993)
Indian Summer (1993)
Monolith (1993)
Trespass (1992)
The Vagrant (1992)
The Dark Backwards (1991)
One False Move (1991)
Predator 2 (1990)
Navy Seals (1990)
Back to Back (1990)
Brain Dead (1990)
The Last of the Finest (1990)
Next of Kin (1989)
Slipstream (1989)
Pass the Ammo (1988)
Near Dark (1987)
Aliens (1986)
Fresno (1986)
Weird Science (1985)
Commando (1985)
The Atlanta Child Murders (1985)
An Early Frost (1985)
The Terminator (1984)
Streets of Fire (1984)
Impulse (1984)
Mortuary (1984)
The Lords of Discipline (1983)
Deadly Lessons (1983)
Taking Tiger Mountain (1983)
Stripes (1981)
Night Warning (1981)
Crazy Mama (1979)
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