Bill Paxton RIP - Celebs React to Actor's Sudden Death
Hollywood is in shock over the death of longtime actor Bill Paxton.
He was just 61 and passed away due to complications from surgery, his family told JustJared.com in a statement.
Celebrities and some of Bill‘s former co-stars took to social media after news broke to send their condolences, and to remember his stellar acting career.
Our thoughts continue to be with Bill‘s family during this difficult time.
The loss of #BillPaxton is beyond crushing. Once again, an icon, far too young, gone far too soon. 😢 Goodbye Private Hudson.
— Josh Gad (@joshgad) February 26, 2017
Bill Paxton was, simply, a wonderful man. A wonderful man… Hanx.
— Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) February 26, 2017
Click inside to see more celeb reactions to Bill Paxton’s untimely death…
— Jamie Lee Curtis (@jamieleecurtis) February 26, 2017
Very sad to hear about Bill Paxton. His talent, enthusiasm and energy were unique. Our thoughts are with his family pic.twitter.com/W4IVuILHxv
— Cary Elwes (@Cary_Elwes) February 26, 2017
— Chris Kattan (@ChrisKattan) February 26, 2017
RIP Bill Paxton. So very good every time. In addition to his iconic roles, he was amazing in Near Dark, A Simple Plan & Edge of Tomorrow.
— Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) February 26, 2017
Sad news about Bill Paxton – too young. Always humanity, decency and touches of humor shining through his work. RIP.
— Jeffrey Wright (@jfreewright) February 26, 2017
Rest In Peace my sweet friend. pic.twitter.com/1QC7pzDZPz
— Julie Benz (@juliebenz) February 26, 2017
Condolences to the family of Bill Paxton. I just heard the news. 😢
— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) February 26, 2017
Iconic Roles and Unforgettable talent.
— Theo Rossi (@Theorossi) February 26, 2017
— Constance Zimmer (@ConstanceZimmer) February 26, 2017
Sad to hear about Bill Paxton- fellow Texan & prolific contributor to the American film cannon I grew up joyfully watching again and again.
— Allison Tolman (@Allison_Tolman) February 26, 2017
Bill Paxton was hands down one of the greatest guys that I have ever met. I feel lucky to have called him my friend. Bill, I love you. RIP.
— Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_8) February 26, 2017
— Zach Braff (@zachbraff) February 26, 2017
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! Not #BillPaxton. I had the pleasure of working w/him. I'm heartbroken. He was a hero of mine. Rest In Peace Bill.
— emma caulfield (@emmacaulfield) February 26, 2017
— Melissa Joan Hart (@MelissaJoanHart) February 26, 2017
— Al Roker (@alroker) February 26, 2017
Devastated by the sudden loss of my close friend and one of the finest actors in the business, Bill Paxton. Renaissance man, raconteur and
— Rob Lowe (@RobLowe) February 26, 2017
Bill Paxton was notoriously one of the nicest people in the industry. He also gave us some of the all-time most iconic movie moments.
— Jordan Peele (@JordanPeele) February 26, 2017
Bill Paxton was the fuckin man. So glad I was drunk enough to tell him exactly that one time at comic con. Legend.
— Anders Holm (@ders808) February 26, 2017
So sorry to hear about Bill Paxton's death. A lovely man. My thoughts are with his family.
— Denis O'Hare (@denisohare) February 26, 2017