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Bill Paxton

Bill Paxton has stepped with ease from one memorable role (Aliens, Weird Science) to another (True Lies, Twister, Big Love).


5 (films that have influenced my career)

1. Harold and Maude, 1971, directed by Hal Ashby 


2. The Man Who Would Be King, 1975, directed by John Houston


3. Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928, starring Buster Keaton


4. Midnight Cowboy, 1969, directed by John Schlesinger

5. 127 Hours, 2010, directed by Danny Boyle, starring James Franco


More about Paxton, including his filmography and upcoming roles can be found at IMDB.


Special thanks to Future of Films and its co-founders Sam Logan and David Shapiro, and to Ringling College of Art and Design.

Photos of Mr. Paxton by Gabriel Hernandez and Scott Braun

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