Bruce Willis

Actor | * 03/19/1955 (63) | Idar-Oberstein, Allemagne de l'Ouest
Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is an American actor, producer, and singer. Born to a German mother and American father in Idar-Oberstein, Germany, he moved to the United States with his family in 1957. His career began on the Off-Broadway stage in the 1970s. He later achieved fame with his leading role on the hit television series Moonlighting (1985–89). He has since appeared in over 70 films and is widely regarded as an "action hero" due to his portrayal of John McClane in the Die Hard franchise (1988–2013), and other such roles. His credits also include Death Becomes Her (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), 12 Monkeys (1995), The Fifth Element (1997), Armageddon (1998), The Sixth Sense (1999), ()
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Walter Bruce Willis, better known as Bruce Willis, is an American actor and producer. His career began in television in the 1980s and has continued both in television and film since, including comedic, dramatic, and action roles. He is well known for the role of John McClane in the Die Hard series.

Willis was born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany, the son of a Kassel-born German, Marlene, who worked in a bank, and David Willis, an American soldier. Willis is the eldest of four children.

At the premiere for the film Stakeout, Willis met actress Demi Moore. They married on November 21, 1987 and had three daughters before the couple divorced on October 18, 2000.

Since the divorce he has dated models Maria Bravo Rosado and Emily Sandberg; he was engaged to Brooke Burns until they broke up in 2004 after ten months together. He married Emma Heming on March 21, 2009.

Most frequent genres for this person: Thriller | Comedies | Action

Known for these Movies & Shows

The Sixth Sense

Certification unknown

1999 | 1h 47min

Die Hard


1988 | 2h 11min

Pulp Fiction


1994 | 2h 34min


Certification unknown

1985 | 1h per episode

Awards & Nominations for Bruce Willis

Commandeur Des Arts Et Des Lettres‎ Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy

Movies with Bruce Willis as Cast(116)

David Dunn2019 Glass
Frank Minna2018 Motherless Brooklyn
Detective James Avery2018 Acts of Violence
Cus D'Amato2018 Cornerman
Paul Kersey2018 Death Wish
James2018 Reprisal
David Dunn (uncredited)2017 Split
Police Chief2017 First Kill
Hubert2016 Marauders
Julian2015 Vice
Bombay Brian2015 Rock the Kasbah
Leonard Turner2015 Extraction
2014 Altman
Omar2014 The Prince
Joe Colton2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Frank Moses2013 RED 2
John McClane2013 A Good Day to Die Hard
Mike Cella2012 Fire with Fire
Captain Sharp2012 Moonrise Kingdom
Dink Heimowitz2012 Lay the Favorite
Old Joe2012 Looper
Himself2011 His Way
Mel2011 Catch.44
Biggs2011 Setup
Himself2010 I'm Still Here
Frank Moses2010 RED
Mr. Church2010 The Expendables
Jimmy Monroe2010 Cop Out
Tom Greer2009 Surrogates
Himself2008 What Just Happened
Bruce (uncredited)2007 Nancy Drew
John McClane2007 Live Free or Die Hard
Muldoon (segment "Planet Terror")2007 Grindhouse
Harrison Hill2007 Perfect Stranger
Lieutenant Muldoon2007 Planet Terror
Harry Rydell2006 Fast Food Nation
Jack Mosley2006 16 Blocks
Sonny Truelove2006 Alpha Dog
RJ (voice)2006 Over the Hedge
Mr. Goodkat2006 Lucky Number Slevin
Col. Doug Masterson (uncredited)2006 The Astronaut Farmer
Jeff Talley2005 Hostage
Det. John Hartigan2005 Sin City
Bruce Willis (uncredited)2004 Ocean's Twelve
Mr. Blandford2004 Grand Champion
Spike2003 Rugrats Go Wild
William Rose Bailey (uncredited)2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
Lieutenant A.K. Waters2003 Tears of the Sun
Col. William A. McNamara2002 Hart's War
Lee2002 True West
Joshep Blake2001 Bandits
Russell Duritz2000 The Kid
Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski2000 The Whole Nine Yards
David Dunn2000 Unbreakable
Malcolm Crowe1999 The Sixth Sense
Dwayne Hoover1999 Breakfast of Champions
Ben Jordan1999 The Story of Us
Harry S. Stamper1998 Armageddon
Himself (archive footage)1998 Jackie Chan: My Story
Art Jeffries1998 Mercury Rising
Major-General William Devereaux1998 The Siege
The Jackal1997 The Jackal
Korben Dallas1997 The Fifth Element
John Smith1996 Last Man Standing
Muddy Grimes (voice)1996 Beavis and Butt-Head Do America
Leo1995 Four Rooms
James Cole1995 Twelve Monkeys
Carl Roebuck1994 Nobody's Fool
Narrator1994 North
Butch Coolidge1994 Pulp Fiction
Dr. Bill Capa1994 Color of Night
Man Whose Caravan Is Attacked (uncredited)1993 National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1
Det. Tom Hardy1993 Striking Distance
Dr. Ernest Menville1992 Death Becomes Her
Himself1992 The Player
Bo Weinberg1991 Billy Bathgate
James Urbanski1991 Mortal Thoughts
Joe Hallenbeck1991 The Last Boy Scout
Eddie 'Hudson Hawk' Hawkins1991 Hudson Hawk
John McClane1990 Die Hard 2
Mikey (voice)1990 Look Who's Talking Too
Mikey (voice)1989 Look Who's Talking
Himself1989 That's Adequate
Emmett Smith1989 In Country
John McClane1988 Die Hard
Tom Mix1988 Sunset
Bruno Radolini1987 The Return of Bruno
Walter Davis1987 Blind Date
Courtroom Observer1982 The Verdict
Extra (uncredited)1981 Prince of the City
Extra (uncredited)1980 Ein Guru kommt
Man Entering Diner as Delaney Leaves (uncredited)1980 The First Deadly Sin

Movies with Bruce Willis as Crew(2)

Production/Producer2005 Hostage
Production/Executive Producer2002 The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course

TV Shows/Series with Bruce Willis as Cast(18)

TV Shows/Series with Bruce Willis as Crew(2)

Production/Executive Producer2004 Touching Evil
Production/Producer1996 Bruno the Kid

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Bruce Walter Willis
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Montclair State University
Spouses (current/former): Emma Heming, Demi Moore
Children: Rumer Willis, Scout Willis, Talulah Willis
Siblings: David Willis
Other names for Bruce Willis (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Брюс Уиллис"
"بروس ويليس"
"브루스 윌리스"
"บรูซ วิลลิส"
"Walter Bruce Willis"
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