Saturday, March 10, 2007

Texas Film Hall of Fame

The Austin Film Society inducted Fort Worth natives Betty Buckley and Bill Paxton to the Texas Film Hall of Fame last night.

Paxton was born May 17, 1955 in Fort Worth and moved to Los Angeles at age 18.
His films have included The Good Life (2007), Spy Kids, Titanic, The Evening Star, Twister, Apollo 13, Tombstone, Boxing Helena, Aliens and Weird Science. Paxton and his wife Louise are seen in photo above on the red carpet before the film induction.

Buckley was born in Fort Worth on July 3, 1947. Although known more for TV and theater work, Buckley’s films have included Funny Peculiar (2007), Frantic, Tender Mercies and Carrie.

Both continued to be very involved in Fort Worth and the Lone Star Film Society.