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Bill Paxton’s Family Reaches Settlement With Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Wrongful Death Suit

Bill Paxton’s family has settled the wrongful death suit with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the doctor who operated on the actor. Paxton’s family notified the Los Angeles County Superior Court of the settlement on Friday, close to a month before the trial was set to start. “The matter has been resolved to the mutual satisfaction […]

Bill Paxton’s Family Reaches $1M Settlement With Anesthesiologist Group Over Actor’s Death

An anesthesiologist medical group has settled for $1 million its part in a wrongful death lawsuit brought by Bill Paxton’s family over the actor’s death in 2017 following an allegedly botched heart surgery. According to court documents filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, attorneys for Dr. Moody Makar and General Anesthesia Specialists Partnership moved […]

Bill Paxton’s Family Can Seek Punitive Damages Against Cedars-Sinai in Wrongful Death Suit

Bill Paxton’s family can seek punitive damages against Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in connection with their claim that it failed to perform an autopsy as promised in an effort to cover up his cause of death, an L.A. judge ruled Wednesday. The actor died of a stroke in February 2017 following a heart surgery for aortic […]

Amanda Seyfried Pays Tribute to Screen Father Bill Paxton With Unearthed Photo

Amanda Seyfried over the weekend penned a heartwarming post in honor of Bill Paxton, the beloved actor who played her father on the HBO series Big Love. The Mamma Mia! star said she was going through old photos that had been packed away for years when she came across one of herself and the late […]

Hollywood Flashback: Shia LaBeouf Starred in Bill Paxton’s Golf Flick in 2005

Shia Labeouf made his debut in 'The Greatest Game Ever Played' in 2005, which also marked Bill Paxton's final directorial project before his death in Feb. 2017.

The Cast of ‘Titanic,’ Then and Now

From Leonardo DiCaprio to Kathy Bates, the cast of the Oscar-winning film have established successful careers in film, television and on stage.

Tribeca: ‘The Circle’ Team on Bill Paxton, Real-Life Inspirations for Tech Thriller

Tom Hanks and Emma Watson star in the James Ponsoldt-directed film based on the Dave Eggers novel, which had its world premiere Wednesday in New York.

Bill Paxton Cause of Death Revealed: Stroke After Heart Surgery

The prolific actor died Feb. 25, 11 days after the surgery. He was 61.

Mary Kay Place Remembers ‘Big Love’ Co-Star Bill Paxton’s “Enormous Energy, Stamina and Joy”

"He never met a stranger [because everybody who met him] just felt like they knew him," says Place.

‘Twister’ Director Fondly Recalls Working With Bill Paxton: “He Did His Own Stunts”

Jan de Bont on how the star braved injuries on the tornado-chasing action film: "He kept saying, 'Certain things you cannot act — you have to feel them.'"

Kurt Russell Pays Tribute to Bill Paxton: “He Was Never Complacent”

Russell recalls working with his "sneaky-good" 'Tombstone' co-star: "It was rarely about him or his problems."

‘Training Day’ Creator Remembers Bill Paxton: “He Swung for the Fences, Every Time”

"Bill never took himself too seriously. But he was serious about the work," says Will Beall, who recalls one final speech the actor gave to the cast and crew of the CBS series on the last night of production.