‘Twister’ Star Bill Paxton Dead At 61

Feb. 26 2017, Updated 1:51 p.m. ET

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Bill Paxton died on Saturday, Feb. 25, during a procedure, has learned.

The 61-year-old actor’s family reportedly broke the sad news, “It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery.”

ABC also confirmed the devastating news with a heartbreaking statement.

The ‘80s and ‘90s star leaves behind two children — son James and daughter Lydia — and his second wife, Louise Newbury.

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