William "Bill" Paxton (May 17, 1955 - February 25, 2017) portrayed John Garrett in the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episodes T.A.H.I.T.I., End of the Beginning, Turn, Turn, Turn, Providence, Ragtag, and Beginning of the End.
- Bill Paxton is the father of James Paxton.
- Bill Paxton was honored in an epitaph at the end of the episode Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode What If....
- Bill Paxton previously worked with Adrian Pasdar in Near Dark.
- Bill Paxton worked again with Patton Oswalt in The Circle.