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Every weekday, your Sci-Fi 5 brings you five minutes of science fiction history. Our panel of hosts present the background stories and details about the creators and context around the stories you love. Brought to you by Roddenberry, the first name in science fiction.

May 17, 2021

When Bill Paxton arrived in Hollywood, he was hoping to get his break as a director. After lining up an avant-garde music video, it turns out his friends kept putting him in front of the camera, thus launching a career in genre films and blockbusters. Born on May 17, 1955 we're celebrating the late Bill Paxton's career.

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Written by Earl Green

Hosted by Alexandra August

Music by Devin Curry