Hollywood Heartbroken Over Bill Paxton’s Sudden Death

Katie Jerkovich | Entertainment Reporter

Hollywood reacted with sadness and shock Sunday after news broke that Bill Paxton died at the age of 61 after complications from surgery.

Celebrities like Tom Hanks, Rob Lowe, William Shatner and many others via Twitter shared their memories working with the actor, whose career spanned more than four decades in roles from blockbuster movies including “Titanic,” “Weird Science,” “Alien” and “True Lies,” just to name a few. (RELATED: Jamie Foxx is only one of many Hollywood presidents this year [SLIDESHOW])

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 18: Actors Bill Paxton (L) and Justin Cornwell attend the People's Choice Awards 2017 at Microsoft Theater on January 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

“Bill Paxton was, simply, a wonderful man. A wonderful man… Hanx,” Tom Hanks tweeted.

“Devastated by the sudden loss of my close friend and one of the finest actors in the business, Bill Paxton. Renaissance man, raconteur and uniquely American national treasure. His filmography speaks for itself. His friendship was a blessing. My love to Bunny, James and Lydia,” Rob Lowe tweeted.

“Condolences to the family of Bill Paxton. I just heard the news,” William Shatner tweeted.

Katie Jerkovich

Entertainment Reporter


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