Bill Paxton
Paxton in August 2011
Born William Paxton
(1955-05-17) May 17, 1955 (age 63)
Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Actor, director
Years active 1974–present
Spouse Kelly Rowan (1979-1980) (divorced)
Louise Newbury (1987-present) 2 children
Children James (b. 1994)
Lydia (b. 1997)[1]

William "Bill" Paxton (born May 17, 1955) is an American actor and film director. He gained popularity after starring roles in the films Apollo 13, Twister, Aliens, True Lies, and Titanic. Paxton starred in the HBO series Big Love (2006–2011).