Just hours before Hollywood's biggest night at The 2017 Academy Awards, the heartbreaking news about actor Bill Paxton hit social media. The 61-year-old beloved actor had passed away due to complications during surgery as Pop Culture Now reported here.
Click through to see how Hollywood reacted to the unfortunate news.
Condolences to the family of Bill Paxton. I just heard the news. ?— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) February 26, 2017
Iconic Roles and Unforgettable talent.February 26, 2017
The loss of #BillPaxton is beyond crushing. Once again, an icon, far too young, gone far too soon. ? Goodbye Private Hudson.— Josh Gad (@joshgad) February 26, 2017
What a lovely, warm and kind human. So sad to hear of Bill Paxton's passing.— Elijah Wood (@elijahwood) February 26, 2017
RIP Bill Paxton. He was a kind man and a true gentlemen. His light will be missed in this world. pic.twitter.com/V6RePyhtI9— Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) February 26, 2017
So sad Bill Paxton passed away. A memorable talent and an all around kind man. We played air guitar at a concert once?#twisterfanforever— Keegan Allen (@KeeganAllen) February 26, 2017