Bill Paxton suffered post-surgery stroke, death certificate says

Actor Bill Paxton attends the 43rd annual People's Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on January 18. Paxton suffered a deadly, post-surgery stroke, said his death certificate, which was cited in media reports Monday. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

March 7 (UPI) — Beloved actor Bill Paxton suffered a catastrophic stroke and died more than a week after undergoing heart surgery, his death certificate says.

Paxton’s family confirmed on Feb. 26 that the 61-year-old “Twister,” “Titanic” and “Aliens” star had died on Feb. 25 following “complications from surgery.”

E! News said Monday his death certificate indicates Paxton underwent a valve replacement procedure on Feb. 14.

He passed away 11 days later at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after suffering a deadly stroke, TMZ said.

The Texas native was also famous for his work in the films “Weird Science,” “True Lies,” “Apollo 13” and “2 Guns,” as well as in the TV series “Big Love”, “Hatfields & McCoys,” “Agents of Shield” and “Training Day.”


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