Bruce Willis

American actor (born 1955)

Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is an American retired actor and film producer.[1] His mother was German; his father was American. He became famous in the late 1980s. He has remained one of Hollywood's biggest stars, mostly for his role as Lt. John McClane in the Die Hard series.[2]

Bruce Willis
Willis in July 2018
Walter Bruce Willis

(1955-03-19) March 19, 1955 (age 69)
Other namesW.B. Willis
Bruno Radolini
Years active1980–2022
Notable workDavid Addison in Moonlighting
John McClane in the Die Hard series
Butch Coolidge in Pulp Fiction
James Cole in Twelve Monkeys
RJ in Over The Hedge
Harry S. Stamper in Armageddon
Dr. Malcolm Crowe in The Sixth Sense
David Dunn in the Unbreakable series
Jimmy 'The Tulip' Tudeski in The Whole Nine Yards and The Whole Ten Yards
John Hartigan in Sin City
Spike the Dog in Rugrats Go Wild!
Gabe Asparagus; the train conductor in A Ride of a Lifetime on the What If Express
Demi Moore
(m. 1987; div. 2000)

Emma Heming (m. 2009)
Children5, including Rumer
AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor - Drama Series
1987 Moonlighting
Outstanding Guest Actor - Comedy Series
2000 Friends
Golden Globe Awrd for Best TV Actor - Comedy/Musical
1987 Moonlighting

Willis was married to actress Demi Moore and they had three daughters before their divorce in 2001.[3] They were married for thirteen years. He has received many awards and honors in his career. Willis supports the United States armed forces and has been a spokesman several times.

Some of his best-known movies are Die Hard, The Player, Pulp Fiction and Sin City.

In March 2022, he announced his retirement from acting after he was diagnosed with aphasia.[4][5] In February 2023, it was announced that Willis was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia.[6]

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  1. "Bruce Willis". TV Guide. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  2. "Bruce Willis Biography". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Archived from the original on 15 November 2015. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  3. "Bruce Willis Biography". Bio/A&E Television Network, LLC. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  4. Albert, Victoria (March 30, 2022). "Bruce Willis is "stepping away" from his acting career due to aphasia diagnosis, family says". CBS News. Retrieved March 30, 2022.
  5. Shoard, Catherine (March 30, 2022). "Bruce Willis to retire from acting due to aphasia diagnosis". The Guardian.
  6. "Bruce Willis Diagnosed with Frontotemporal Dementia, His Wife Emma Reveals: 'Condition Has Progressed'". People. Retrieved February 16, 2023.

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