LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Condolences are pouring in via social media amid the passing of Bill Paxton, known for his roles in movies like “Titanic,” and “Twister,” and most recently on the CBS series’ “Training Day.”
Below are a handful of tweets that have surfaced:
Some of my favorite memories are of floating around in a tiny vessel with big hearted,hilarious,brilliant Bill Paxton. Sad day.
— Kevin Bacon (@kevinbacon) February 26, 2017
Bill Paxton could play any role, but he was best at being Bill – a great human being with a huge heart. My thoughts are with his family.
— Arnold (@Schwarzenegger) February 26, 2017
Bill Paxton was, simply, a wonderful man. A wonderful man… Hanx.
— Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) February 26, 2017
Condolences to the family of Bill Paxton. I just heard the news. 😢
— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) 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
RIP to one of my favorites since "Weird Science," the great Bill Paxton.
From humor to action to romance, he was electric & captivating
— Adam Richman (@AdamRichman) 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
I am so saddened by Bill Paxton's passing. Had the pleasure of meeting him a few times in recent years and he was truly the loveliest guy.
— edgarwright (@edgarwright) February 26, 2017
Damn. Bill Paxton passed away at 61. Was one of the best. RIP, sir.
— Steven Crowder (@scrowder) February 26, 2017