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Bruce Willis

Actor Bruce Willis
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Full Name: Walter Bruce Willis
Profession: Actor

United States of America

Why Famous: Best known for his role as John McClane in the "Die Hard" series. He has appeared in over 60 films, including "Pulp Fiction", "Armageddon", "The Sixth Sense", and "Sin City".

Born: March 19, 1955
Birthplace: Idar-Oberstein, West Germany
Age: 66 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces

Married Life

  • 1987-11-21 Actress Demi Moore weds actor Bruce Willis at The Little White Chapel in Las Vegas
  • 2000-10-18 Actress Demi Moore (37) divorces actor Bruce Willis (45) due to irreconcilable differences after 13 years of marriage
  • 2009-03-21 Star of Die Hard film Bruce Willis (52) weds model and actress Emma Heming (29) in Turks and Caicos Islands

Historical Events

  • 1985-03-03 "Moonlighting" with Cybill Shepard & Bruce Willis premieres on ABC TV in the US
  • 1987-09-20 39th Emmy Awards: LA Law, Bruce Willis & Sharon Gless win
  • 1988-07-15 "Die Hard" directed by John McTiernan and starring Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman is released in the US
  • 1997-05-07 Science fiction film "The Fifth Element" written and directed by Luc Besson, starring Bruce Willis and Milla Jovovich is released. Then the most expensive European film ever made.
  • 1999-08-02 "The Sixth Sense", starring Bruce Willis, Toni Collette, and Haley Joel Osment, premieres

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