Actor Bill Paxton is dead at the age of 61.
Paxton’s family issued a statement this morning that said the actor died following complications from surgery yesterday.
His family called him a loving husband and father.
He had two children and was married to Louise Newbury for 30 years.
His career spanned four decades and included roles in hits such as “Titanic” and “Aliens,” and as the polygamous husband and father in HBO’s “Big Love.”
He was on the CBS series “Training Day” at the time of his death.