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Bruce Willis

1955-03-19 Idar-Oberstein, Germany

Image of Bruce Willis


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.


Survive the Night Frank 2020-05-22
10 Minutes Gone Rex 2019-09-30
Glass David Dunn / The Overseer 2019-01-16
Motherless Brooklyn Frank Minna 2019-10-31
Trauma Center Det. Wakes 2019-12-06
Between Two Ferns: The Movie Himself 2019-09-20
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part Himself (voice) 2019-01-26
Reprisal James 2018-08-31
Air Strike Jack 2018-10-26
Bumping Mics with Jeff Ross & Dave Attell Himself 2018-11-27
Death Wish Paul Kersey 2018-03-02
Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis Himself 2018-07-29
Acts of Violence Detective James Avery 2018-01-12
Once Upon a Time in Venice Steve 2017-06-08
First Kill Howell 2017-07-21
Precious Cargo Eddie 2016-07-15
Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 Himself 2016-12-20
Marauders Hubert 2016-07-01
Split David Dunn (uncredited) 2016-09-26
Extraction Leonard Turner 2015-12-18
Vice Julian 2015-01-16
Rock the Kasbah Bombay Brian 2015-10-22
Altman Himself 2014-08-01
The Prince Omar 2014-08-22
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Hartigan 2014-08-20
RED 2 Frank Moses 2013-07-18
Bruce Willis - Warum die Legende niemals stirbt Himself 2013-03-21
G.I. Joe: Retaliation Joe Colton 2013-03-26
A Good Day to Die Hard John McClane 2013-02-06
Looper Old Joe 2012-09-26
Moonrise Kingdom: Welcome to the Island of New Penzance Himself 2012-10-16
Moonrise Kingdom Captain Sharp 2012-05-24
Lay the Favorite Dink Heimowitz 2012-06-22
Fire with Fire Mike Cella 2012-08-31
The Cold Light of Day Martin 2012-04-04
The Expendables 2 Church 2012-08-08
B.B. King: The Life of Riley Himself 2012-10-15
Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts Himself 2011-11-01
Catch.44 Mel 2011-12-08
His Way Himself 2011-03-04
Setup Biggs 2011-10-17
The Black Mamba 2011-09-21
Cop Out Jimmy Monroe 2010-02-26
RED Frank Moses 2010-10-13
The Expendables Mr. Church (uncredited) 2010-08-03
I'm Still Here Himself 2010-09-10
Surrogates Tom Greer 2009-09-24
Assassination of a High School President Principal Kirkpatrick 2008-01-17
What Just Happened Himself 2008-10-17
Shine a Light 2008-02-07
Perfect Stranger Harrison Hill 2007-04-12
Vanity Fair: Killers Kill, Dead Men Die The Gumshoe 2007-01-01
Grindhouse Muldoon (segment "Planet Terror") 2007-04-06
Planet Terror Lieutenant Muldoon 2007-04-06
Live Free or Die Hard John McClane 2007-06-20
Nancy Drew Bruce (uncredited) 2007-06-15
The Hip Hop Project Himself 2006-04-27
Lucky Number Slevin Mr. Goodkat 2006-02-24
Hammy's Boomerang Adventure RJ (voice) 2006-10-17
Tony Bennett: An American Classic Himself 2006-11-22
Over the Hedge RJ (voice) 2006-05-17
Alpha Dog Sonny Truelove 2006-01-27
The Astronaut Farmer Col. Doug Masterson (uncredited) 2006-10-15
Fast Food Nation Harry Rydell 2006-05-16
16 Blocks Jack Mosley 2006-03-01
Sin City Det. John Hartigan 2005-04-01
Hostage Jeff Talley 2005-03-10
Ocean's Twelve Bruce Willis (uncredited) 2004-12-09
The Whole Ten Yards Jimmy Tudeski 2004-04-07
Genius. A Night for Ray Charles Himself 2004-10-07
Grand Champion Mr. Blandford 2004-08-27
Tears of the Sun Lieutenant A.K. Waters 2003-03-07
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle William Rose Bailey 2003-06-27
Rugrats Go Wild Spike 2003-06-13
The Art of Action: Martial Arts in the Movies Himself - Interviewee 2002-06-01
True West Lee 2002-05-28
Hart's War Col. William A. McNamara 2002-02-15
Pulp Fiction: The Facts Himself (archive footage) 2002-08-20
The Making of 'Unbreakable' Himself 2001-06-19
Bandits Joseph Blake 2001-10-12
The Kid Russell Duritz 2000-07-07
Unbreakable David Dunn 2000-11-13
The Whole Nine Yards Jimmy "Tulipán" Tudeski 2000-02-18
The Sixth Sense: The Actors Self 2000-03-28
The Sixth Sense Malcolm Crowe 1999-08-06
The Story of Us Ben Jordan 1999-10-13
Breakfast of Champions Dwayne Hoover 1999-02-13
成龍的傳奇 Himself (archive footage) 1998-07-17
The Siege Major-General William Devereaux 1998-11-06
Armageddon Harry S. Stamper 1998-07-01
Mercury Rising Art Jeffries 1998-04-03
The Fifth Element Korben Dallas 1997-05-02
The Jackal The Jackal 1997-11-14
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America Muddy Grimes (voice) 1996-12-15
Last Man Standing John Smith 1996-09-20
The Hamster Factor and Other Tales of Twelve Monkeys Himself 1996-11-05
Four Rooms Leo 1995-12-09
Twelve Monkeys James Cole 1995-12-29
Die Hard: With a Vengeance John McClane 1995-05-19
Color of Night Dr. Bill Capa 1994-08-19
Pulp Fiction Butch Coolidge 1994-09-10
Nobody's Fool Carl Roebuck 1994-12-23
North Narrator 1994-07-22
National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 Man Whose Caravan Is Attacked 1993-02-04
Striking Distance Det. Tom Hardy 1993-09-17
The Player Bruce Willis 1992-04-03
Death Becomes Her Dr. Ernest Menville 1992-07-30
Hudson Hawk Eddie 'Hudson Hawk' Hawkins 1991-05-23
The Last Boy Scout Joe Hallenbeck 1991-12-11
Mortal Thoughts James Urbanski 1991-04-19
Billy Bathgate Bo Weinberg 1991-11-01
Look Who's Talking Too Mikey (voice) 1990-12-14
The Bonfire of the Vanities Peter Fallow 1990-12-21
Die Hard 2 John McClane 1990-07-02
Look Who's Talking Mikey (voice) 1989-10-12
Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary Himself 1989-09-24
That's Adequate Himself 1989-01-01
In Country Emmett Smith 1989-09-15
Die Hard John McClane 1988-07-15
Sunset Tom Mix 1988-04-29
The Return of Bruno Bruno Radolini 1987-02-17
Blind Date Walter Davis 1987-03-27
Barbra Streisand: One Voice Audience 1986-12-27
The Verdict Courtroom Observer 1982-12-08
Prince of the City Extra (uncredited) 1981-08-19
Ein Guru kommt Extra (uncredited) 1980-12-08
The First Deadly Sin Man Entering Diner as Delaney Leaves (uncredited) 1980-10-03
Cornerman Cus D'Amato
McClane John McClane (rumored)
Run of the Hitman Colonel Walker
Cosmic Sin