March 19, 1955
65 years old
6 ft 0 in | 183 cm
92 kg | 203 lbs
46 in | 117 cm
10 US | 43.5 EU
32 in | 81 cm
Walter Bruce Willis was born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany, on March 19, 1955, is an American actor and singer.
Young Bruce Willis first started acting during his years of college in school theater productions.
He began his professional acting career in several Off-Broadway productions in the 1970s.
He got his television debut in German comedy movie A Guru Comes (1980) in role as an uncredited extra.
He made his big screen debut in neo-noir crime thriller movie The First Deadly Sin (1980) in uncredited role as Man Entering Diner.
He got his first big screen credited role as Walter Davis in romantic comedy film Blind Date (1987) with Kim Basinger.
He landed his first big break with a role as David Addison in ABC comedy drama television series Moonlighting (1985–1989) opposite Cybill Shepherd.
Bruce's breakthrough performance came as John McClane in action thriller film Die Hard (1988).
He released his debut studio album The Return of Bruno in 1987.
Breach (2021) science fiction action in role as Clay Young, opposite Cody Kearsley and Callan Mulvey
Survive the Night (2020) action thriller in role as Frank, with Chad Michael Murray and Shea Buckner
Glass (2019) psychological superhero thriller in role as as David Dunn / The Overseer, opposite Samuel L. Jackson and James McAvoy
Motherless Brooklyn (2019) crime drama in role as Frank Minna, with Edward Norton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Alec Baldwin
10 Minutes Gone (2019) crime thriller in role as Rex, opposite Rex Michael Chiklis and Meadow Williams
Trauma Center (2019) action thriller in role as Lt. Steve Wakes, with Nicky Whelan and Tito Ortiz
He played John McClane in Die Hard franchise (1988–2013):
Die Hard (1988)
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
He played John Hartigan in neo-noir crime drama films: Sin City (2005) and sequel Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014).
He portrayed Francis "Frank" Moses in action comedy films: RED (2010) and sequel RED 2 (2013).
Hudson Hawk (1991) action comedy opposite Andie MacDowell
Pulp Fiction (1994) crime drama directed by Quentin Tarantino
12 Monkeys (1995) drama science fiction with Brad Pitt and Madeleine Stowe
The Fifth Element (1997) science fiction action directed by Luc Besson
The Jackal (1997) political action thriller with Richard Gere and Sidney Poitier
Armageddon (1998) science fiction disaster opposite Liv Tyler and Ben Affleck
The Sixth Sense (1999) supernatural horror with Toni Collette and Haley Joel Osment
The Expendables 2 (2012) action with Sylvester Stallone
Death Wish (2018) action thriller opposite Elisabeth Shue
Reprisal (2018) action thriller opposite Frank Grillo
He won a Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award for Best Actor for his performance as David Addison in ABC comedy drama television series Moonlighting (1985–1989).
He voiced Bruno the Kid in animated series Bruno the Kid (1996–1997).
He won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Paul Stevens in NBC sitcom Friends (2000).
He hosted Saturday Night Live in 1989 and 2013.
Graduated from Penns Grove High School in Penns Grove.
Attended college at Montclair State University.
Attended the Stella Adler Conservatory / Theatre program in New York City.
Has two brothers: Robert and David and a sister Florence.
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on October 16, 2006.
Plays the harmonica.
He released 3 studio albums:
The Return of Bruno (1987)
If It Don't Kill You, It Just Makes You Stronger (1989)
Classic Bruce Willis: The Universal Masters Collection (2001)
Fan of NFL team New York Jets.
He played Lee in a play "True West" (2001) at Liberty Theatre.
He portrayed Paul Sheldon in a play "Misery" (2015-2016) at Broadhurst Theater.
Inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2011.
Lives in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Has been engaged to Brooke Burns (2003-2004).
He was married to actress Demi Moore (1987-2000), they have three daughters.
He married model Emma Heming in 2009, they have two daughters.
He dated Karen McDougal (2006-2007), Rachel Hunter (2001-2002), Alisha Klass (2000 -2001) and Maria Bravo (1999-2001).