Also starred - in the HBO series Big Love (2006–2011) and was nominated for an Emmy Award for the miniseries Hatfields & McCoys
Died - at the age of 61, on February 25, 2017
Renaissance man - This is how actor Rob Lowe called him. Also a dear friend
Family life - He was married to Louise Newbury for over 3 decades and had 2 children
Cause of death - It was initially reported as being complications following heart surgery, but on March 6, 2017, Paxton's cause of death was officially revealed as being a stroke resulting from complications from his heart and aorta surgery that he underwent on February 14, 2017. He is interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park.