Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis is an American actor and musician. He started his acting career in Off-Broadway productions and starred on the 1980s TV sitcom Moonlighting. He earned a Primetime Emmy Award for his performance in the series in 1987. However, it was his role as John McClane in the 1988 action thriller Die Hard that catapulted Willis into stardom. The movie spawned four sequels and led to Willis appearing in other blockbuster films, including Pulp Fiction (1994), The Fifth Element (1997), Armageddon (1998), The Sixth Sense (1999), Sin City (2005) and Red (2010).
Bruce Willis
Full Name
Walter Bruce Willis
Idar-Oberstein, Germany


How old was Bruce Willis in ‘Die Hard?’

Bruce Willis was 32 years old when filming 'Die Hard' between November 1987 and March 1988. However, at the movie's release on July 22, 1988, he was 33 years old.

What happened to Bruce Willis' health?

In March 2022, Bruce Willis' family revealed on Instagram that he was diagnosed with aphasia and would be retiring from acting. According to Mayo Clinic, aphasia "can affect your ability to speak, write and understand language, both verbal and written." Willis has several projects slated for a 2022 release, including 'The Wrong Place,' 'Vendetta,' 'Corrective Measures' and 'Die Like Lovers.'

Who is Bruce Willis’ wife?

Bruce Willis is married to model Emma Heming Willis. The couple tied the knot on March 21, 2009, and they have two daughters, Mabel Ray and Evelyn Penn. Willis was previously married to actress Demi Moore from 1987 to 2007, and they share three daughters: Rumer, Scout and Tallulah.

Where is Bruce Willis from?

Although Bruce Willis was born in West Germany at an American military base. His family moved to the U.S. in 1957. He was raised in Penns Grove, New Jersey, and worked as a bartender in New York City where he was discovered.

What was Bruce Willis’ first movie?

Bruce Willis' first credited movie for the big screen was 'Blind Date' in 1987. He starred as Walter Davis, a workaholic who goes on a disastrous blind date with his sister-in-law's cousin. Willis also first appeared in the made-for-TV movie 'The Return of Bruno' in 1987.

Which restaurant did Bruce Willis own with Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger?

In 1991, Bruce Willis and fellow actors Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and his ex-wife Moore endorsed the themed restaurant chain Planet Hollywood. Planet Hollywood International, Inc. still lists Willis and Stallone as original partners and stockholders.

Most Recent

Bruce Willis' Attorney Says Actor 'Wanted to Work' After Aphasia Diagnosis: He 'Was Able to Do So'
After filming Midnight in the Switchgrass, Bruce Willis went on to star in five more of producer Randall Emmett's films before retiring from acting and announcing his aphasia diagnosis
Bruce Willis and His Daughter Evelyn Howl Along with Their Dog in Adorable Video
"Impressive howling all-around," Bruce Willis' wife Emma Heming wrote on her Instagram Story with a cute clip of their little wolf pack
Bruce Willis Steps Out to Run Errands with Wife Emma Heming 3 Months After Revealing Aphasia Diagnosis
Bruce Willis' family revealed that he had been diagnosed with aphasia in an emotional statement on Instagram in March
Emma Heming Willis Posts Sweet Tribute to Husband Bruce with Fun Throwback Video: 'My North Star'
Emma Heming Willis wrote that she has "so much respect, love and admiration for" husband Bruce Willis, sharing a video of him singing with the Temptations
Bruce Willis' Wife Emma Shares Message About 'Caring for Yourself': 'I Don't Do This Perfectly'
"I really am trying so I can be the best I can be for the people I love and adore," Emma Heming Willis wrote of prioritizing her needs
Bruce Willis Is All Smiles During Rare Outing in Santa Monica
Bruce Willis was seen Thursday leaving lunch with friends at the Shutters Hotel in Santa Monica, California

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Rumer Willis Says She's Playing 'Some Tunes' for 'Daddio' Bruce Willis in Sweet Instagram Post
"Out of practice but trying to play some tunes for my Daddio 🎶," Rumer Willis wrote on Instagram Tuesday of dad Bruce Willis
See Bruce Willis Play Basketball in New Video Shared by Wife Emma
Bruce Willis and three other men play a game of basketball in a video his wife Emma Heming Willis shared to her Instagram Story on Monday
Bruce Willis Sweetly Kisses Daughter Rumer on the Forehead in Throwback Photo Shared by Actress

"P A P A," Rumer Willis captioned the affectionate snap posted to Instagram on Thursday