Photos: Bill Paxton through the years
UNITED STATES - circa 1994: From left to right, actor Bill Paxton, director James Cameron, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, actress Jamie Lee Curtis and actor Tom Arnold, the stars of 'True Lies'. (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)Photo by: Time & Life Pictures
Photos: Bill Paxton through the years
HBO Entertainment President Sue Naegle, executive producer Mark V. Olsen, executive producer Will Scheffer, actor Bill Paxton, executive producer Gary Goetzman and HBO President of Programming & West Coast Ops Michael Lombardo arrive at HBO's "Big Love" Season 5 Premiere at Directors Guild Of America on January 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)Photo by: Jeff Kravitz
Photos: Bill Paxton through the years
Kevin Bacon, Tom Hanks, and Bill Paxton talking in ship in a scene from the film 'Apollo 13', 1995. (Photo by Universal/Getty Images)Photo by: Universal Pictures
Photos: Bill Paxton through the years
Bill Paxton during "Predator 2" Los Angeles Premiere at AVCO Theater in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)Photo by: Ron Galella
Photos: Bill Paxton through the years
LS.Twister#2.IS.5/8. Helen Hunt with husband Hank Azaria, left, chats with co�star Bill Paxton and his wife Louise after screening of "Twister." PHoto Iris Schneider. (Photo by Iris Schneider/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)Photo by: Iris Schneider
Photos: Bill Paxton through the years
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 10: Actor Bill Paxton arrives at the 5th annual British Academy of Film and Televisions Arts/LA Awards Season Tea Party held on January 10, 2009 at the Beverly Hills Hotel (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)Photo by: Frazer Harrison
Photos: Bill Paxton through the years
Actress Gloria Stuart (Titanic), and actor Bill Paxtononboard the research vessell Keldysh to launch production of Walden Media and James Cameron's film "Ghosts of the Abyss." Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images.Photo by: Frank Micelotta Archive