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Bill Paxton
« on: 02/26/2017 03:51 PM »
Actor Bill Paxton, who portrayed astronaut Fred Haise in the 1995 film "Apollo 13" has passed away at the age of 61.

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Re: Bill Paxton
« Reply #1 on: 02/26/2017 09:17 PM »
The only guy to play characters who were killed by a Terminator, Alien & Predator.

Awesome actor who starred in some of my favourite films and from reports a genuinely nice guy.

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Re: Bill Paxton
« Reply #2 on: 02/26/2017 09:25 PM »
A number of years ago I think it was Entertainment Weekly did an article about "Aliens." Paxton's "Game over, man!" line was ad-libbed by the actor. But he explained that it was not an ad-lib on the set. He said that unlike most movies, "Aliens" was cast sufficiently in advance that they actually had rehearsals. He said that the cast read through their lines a number of times before filming, and director James Cameron was open to suggestions. So the actors had input, and Paxton suggested that line.
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Re: Bill Paxton
« Reply #3 on: 02/26/2017 09:52 PM »
Rest in peace, Bill Paxton.

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Re: Bill Paxton
« Reply #4 on: 02/26/2017 10:08 PM »
Very sad, may he rest in peace...
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Re: Bill Paxton
« Reply #5 on: 02/26/2017 10:22 PM »
RIP Bill Paxton. Too early to go, but never too late to be remembered forever.
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Re: Bill Paxton
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