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Bill Paxton's Cause Of Death Has Been Revealed

Less than two weeks after his unexpected passing, the cause of Bill Paxton's death has been revealed. 

According to a death certificate obtained by TMZ, the late actor suffered an aortic aneurysm and had to undergo valve replacement surgery on February 14.

Sadly, complications from the surgery led to a fatal stroke, and the 61-year-old died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre on February 25.

Paxton's family released a statement at the time of his death, praising the "beloved and prolific actor."

"It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery," they said. "A loving husband and father, Bill began his career in Hollywood working on films in the art department and went on to have an illustrious career spanning four decades as a beloved and prolific actor and filmmaker.

"Bill's passion for the arts was felt by all who knew him, and his warmth and tireless energy were undeniable.

"We ask to please respect the family's wish for privacy as they mourn the loss of their adored husband and father."

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