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12 Naughty Truths Revealed About Bill Paxton

1. He has appeared in a number of films, including The Terminator .

2. He also starred in the HBO series Big Love and was nominated for an Emmy Award for the miniseries Hatfields & McCoys.

3. Paxton was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, the son of Mary Lou and John Lane Paxton, a businessman, lumber wholesaler, museum executive, and occasional actor.

4. Paxton was in the crowd when President John F. Kennedy emerged from the Hotel Texas on the morning of his assassination on November 22, 1963.

5. There are pictures at the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas, where an eight-year-old Paxton can be seen being lifted above the crowd by his father.

6. Paxton collaborated with director James Cameron on True Lies , which was the highest grossing film of all time at its release.

7. Four years after appearing in Titanic, he joined James Cameron on an expedition to the actual Titanic.

8. A film about this trip, Ghosts of the Abyss, was released in 2003.

9. He was cast in a music video for the 1982 Pat Benatar song “Shadows of the Night”, in which he appeared as a Nazi radio officer.

10. In 1988, he and vocalist/guitarist Andrew Todd Rosenthal formed a short-lived rock duo Martini Ranch.

11. In 2014, he played the role of the villainous John Garrett in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

12. He stars alongside Jon Bernthal, Rose McGowan, and John Malkovich as a playable character in the 2014 video game Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare .

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