Heartbreaking news this morning as we learn that American actor Bill Paxton has passed away at 61-years-old.
The actor who is famous for his roles in movies such as Aliens, Twister and Titanic has passed away after complications in surgery.
At this stage it is unknown as to what surgery Bill was undergoing at the time.
A family representative of Bill’s has released a statement saying, "It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery… Bill's passion for the arts was felt by all who knew him, and his warmth and tireless energy were undeniable."
Bill was and will always be well respected in Hollywood. He had many roles over four decades; he recently starred in the television series Big Love and starred alongside Tom Cruise in the film Edge of Tomorrow.
Celebrities have already posted tributes to their friend.
Our thoughts go out to his wife, Louise Newberry, his two children, James and Lydia and everyone else involved.
He will be incredibly missed.
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