Bruce Willis Biography

Bruce Willis Biography

Motion pictures that stars Bruce Willis as top most actor or supporting co-star, have profited a grossed total of $2.55 to $3.04 billion at the North American box office, which positioned him as the sixth or may be the eighth highest-grossing movie star of all times.

Birth place

Walter Bruce Willis was born on 19th March in the year 1955 is regarded as the Golden Globe- and double Emmy-winning German-born American actor and singer. Bruce Willis birthday is celebrated one among the Famous birthdays in march, on that day birthday gifts, birthday cards, pictures ofBruce Willis are distributed or supplies among the children.

Born: March 19, 1955 (age 59), Idar-Oberstein, Germany
Height: 6' 0" (1.83 m)
Children: Scout LaRue Willis, Rumer Willis, Mabel Ray Willis, Tallulah Belle Willis, Evelyn Penn Willis
Spouse: Emma Heming (m. 2009), Demi Moore (m. 1987–2000)


In later 1980s Bruce Willis became recognized and retained a career as both a Hollywood top most man and a supporting actor, in particular for his role as John McClane in the Die Hard series.

Bruce Willis also enjoyed modest success as a recording artist, recording an album of pop-blues entitled The Return of Bruno, which comprised the hit single " Respect Yourself" which was promoted by a Spinal Tap-like rockumentary parody featuring scenes of him performing at well-known events including Woodstock.

In the year 1996, Bruce Willis was the executive producer of the cartoon Bruno the Kid which featured a CGI representation of himself.

Bruce Willis began playing the lead roles in Twelve Monkeys and The Fifth Element.

Moreover, towards the end of the year 1990s, Bruce Willis career had fallen into another slump with critically panned films like Mercury Rising, The Jackal, and Breakfast of Champions, saved only by the achievement of the Michael Bay-directed Armageddon which was the highest grossing film ofthe year 1998 through out the world.

In the same year his voice and likeness were featured in the PlayStation video game Apocalypse also.

Personal details

Bruce Willis was then married to actress Demi Moore and they had three daughters and got divorced in the year 2000 after thirteen years of marriage.


  • Bruce Willis has produced various albums and has aired in different television shows. He has also starred in over sixty films, comprising Armageddon, Pulp Fiction, and The Sixth Sense. Throughout his film career, Bruce Willis has portrayed various military characters in films such as Hart's War, Tears of the Sun, The Siege, and Grind house.
  • As Bruce Willis grew up in a military family, Willis has publicly supported the United States armed forces.


Bruce Willis has gained various awards and honors through out his career records and has publicly exposed his support for the United States armed forces.


Year Title Role Awards & Nominations
1980 First Deadly Sin, TheThe First Deadly Sin Man Entering Diner  
1982 Verdict, TheThe Verdict    
1987 Blind Date Walter Davis  
1988 Sunset Tom Mix  
1988 Die Hard John McClane  
1989 In Country Emmett Smith Nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
1989 Look Who's Talking Mikey  
1989 That's Adequate Himself  
1990 Die Hard 2 John McClane  
1990 Look Who's Talking Too Mikey  
1990 Bonfire of the Vanities, TheThe Bonfire of the Vanities Peter Fallow  
1991 Mortal Thoughts James Urbanski  
1991 Hudson Hawk Eddie 'Hudson Hawk' Hawkins  
1991 Billy Bathgate Bo Weinberg  
1991 Last Boy Scout, TheThe Last Boy Scout Joseph Cornelius 'Joe' Hallenbeck Nominated for MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo
1992 Player, TheThe Player Himself  
1992 Death Becomes Her Dr. Ernest Menville Nominated for American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture
Nominated for Saturn Award for Best Actor
1993 Loaded Weapon 1 John McClane  
1993 Striking Distance Tom 'Tommy' Hardy  
1994 Color of Night Dr. Bill Capa  
1994 North Various roles  
1994 Pulp Fiction Butch Coolidge  
1994 Nobody's Fool Carl Roebuck  
1995 Die Hard with a Vengeance John McClane  
1995 UnNormal Jack Richerd  
1995 Four Rooms Leo  
1995 12 Monkeys James Cole Nominated for Saturn Award for Best Actor
1996 Last Man Standing John Smith  
1996 Beavis and Butt-head Do America Muddy Grimes  
1997 Fifth Element, TheThe Fifth Element Korben Dallas  
1997 Jackal, TheThe Jackal The Jackal Nominated for Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Suspense
1998 Mercury Rising Art Jeffries  
1998 Armageddon Harry S. Stamper Nominated for Saturn Award for Best Actor
1998 Siege, TheThe Siege Major General William Devereaux  
1999 Breakfast of Champions Dwayne Hoover  
1999 Franky Goes to Hollywood Himself  
1999 Sixth Sense, TheThe Sixth Sense Dr. Malcolm Crowe Nominated for MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance
Nominated for MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Du
Nominated – Saturn Award for Best Actor
1999 Story of Us, TheThe Story of Us Ben Jordan  
2000 Whole Nine Yards, TheThe Whole Nine Yards Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski  
2000 Disney's The Kid Russell 'Russ' Duritz  
2000 Unbreakable David Dunn Nominated for Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor - Suspense
2001 Bandits Joe Blake  
2002 Hart's War Col. William A. McNamara  
2002 Grand Champion Mr. Blandford  
2003 Tears of the Sun Lieutenant A.K. Waters  
2003 Rugrats Go Wild Spike Nominated for Kids' Choice Award
2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle William Rose Bailey  
2004 Whole Ten Yards, TheThe Whole Ten Yards Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski  
2004 Ocean's Twelve Himself  
2005 Hostage Jeff Talley  
2005 Sin City John Hartigan Nominated for Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
2006 Alpha Dog Sonny Truelove  
2006 16 Blocks Jack Mosley  
2006 Fast Food Nation Harry Rydell  
2006 Lucky Number Slevin Mr. Goodkat  
2006 Over The Hedge RJ Nominated for Kids' Choice Award
2007 Astronaut Farmer, TheThe Astronaut Farmer Colonel Doug Masterson  
2007 Perfect Stranger Harrison Hill  
2007 Grindhouse: Planet Terror Lt. Muldoon  
2007 Nancy Drew Himself  
2007 Live Free or Die Hard John McClane  
2008 What Just Happened Himself  
2008 Assassination of a High School President Principal Kirkpatrick  
2009 Surrogates Agent Tom Greer  
2010 Cop Out Jimmy Monroe  
2010 Expendables, TheThe Expendables Mr. Church  
2010 Red Francis "Frank" Moses  
2011 Set Up Jack Biggs  
2011 Catch .44 Mel  
2012 Moonrise Kingdom Captain Sharp Nominated for Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Ensemble Cast
Nominated for Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
Nominated for Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance
Nominated for Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male
2012 Lay the Favorite Dink Heimowitz  
2012 Expendables 2, TheThe Expendables 2 Mr. Church  
2012 Cold Light of Day, TheThe Cold Light of Day Martin  
2012 Looper Older Joe  
2012 Fire with Fire Mike Cella  
2013 A Good Day to Die Hard John McClane  
2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation General Joseph Colton  
2013 Red 2 Francis "Frank" Moses  
2014 Sin City: A Dame to Kill For John Hartigan  
2014 Prince, TheThe Prince Omar  
2014 Rock the Kasbah    
2015 Vice    
2015 Labor of Love    
2015 Space Breakout Thrash  


"Who I am as a father is far more important to me than the public perception."
- Bruce Willis

"My wife heard me say I love you a thousand times, but she never once heard me say sorry."
- Bruce Willis

"On the one hand, we'll never experience childbirth. On the other hand, we can open all our own jars."
- Bruce Willis

"I'm really just a regular guy who has had an incredibly blessed life."
- Bruce Willis

"Everybody, no matter how old you are, is around 24, 25 in their heart."
- Bruce Willis

"I had never really dated. I've always been a relationship kind of person."
- Bruce Willis