Actor Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery. He played Agent John Garret in 6 episodes of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the lead on the new CBS series “Training Day”. Paxton had a string of hits, including “Big Love”, “Twister,” “Titanic” and “Aliens.”
The 61-year-old actor had 2 children and was married to Louise Newbury for 30 years.
The family says, “It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery.” The family accurately describes his “illustrious career spanning four decades as a beloved and prolific actor and flimmaker.” The family adds, “Bill’s passion for the arts was felt by all who knew him, and his warmth and tireless energy were undeniable.”