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Actor and musician Bruce Willis is well known for playing wisecracking or hard-edged characters, often in spectacular action films. Collectively, he has appeared in films that have grossed in excess of $2.5 billion USD, placing him in the top ten stars in terms of box office receipts. Walter Bruce Willis was born on March 19, 1955, in ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 21 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Sixth Sense
The Sixth Sense Dr. Malcolm Crowe
(1999)
Die Hard
Die Hard John McClane
(1988)
The Fifth Element
The Fifth Element Korben Dallas
(1997)
Armageddon
Armageddon Harry S. Stamper
(1998)

Filmography

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 2017 Acts of Violence (post-production)
Detective James Avery
 2017/I First Kill
Howell
 2017 Once Upon a Time in Venice
Steve Ford
 2016/IX Split
David Dunn (uncredited)
 2016 Marauders
Hubert
 2016 Precious Cargo
Eddie Pilosa
 2015/II Extraction
Leonard
 2015 Rock the Kasbah
Bombay Brian
 2015 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Contributor
- B.B. King: The Life of Riley (2015) ... Contributor
 2015 Vice
Julian
 2014/I The Prince
Omar
 2014 Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff (Video Game)
John McClane (voice)
 2013 RED 2
Frank
 2012 Looper
Old Joe
 2011/I The Black Mamba (Short)
Mister Suave
 2011 Catch .44
Mel
 2011/I Setup
Biggs
 2010 RED
Frank Moses
 2010 The Expendables
Mr. Church (uncredited)
 2010 Cop Out
Jimmy
 2010 Gorillaz Featuring Mos Def and Bobby Womack: Stylo (Video short)
Bounty Hunter (uncredited)
 2009 Surrogates
Greer
 2008-2009 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series)
Late Show Intern / Late Show Fun Facts Book Promoter
- Episode #16.153 (2009) ... Late Show Intern
- Episode #16.53 (2008) ... Late Show Fun Facts Book Promoter (uncredited)
 2008 What Just Happened
Actor
 2007 Gag Reel (Video short)
John McClane
 2007 Nancy Drew
Bruce (uncredited)
 2006 Hammy's Boomerang Adventure (Video short)
RJ (voice)
 2006 The Astronaut Farmer
Col. Doug Masterson (uncredited)
 2006 Fast Food Nation
Harry Rydell
 2006 Over the Hedge
RJ (voice)
 2005 That '70s Show (TV Series)
Vic
- Misfire (2005) ... Vic
 2004 Ocean's Twelve
Bruce Willis (uncredited)
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle
William Rose Bailey (uncredited)
 2003 Rugrats Go Wild
Spike (voice)
 2002 True West (TV Movie)
Lee
 2002 Grand Champion
Mr. Blandford
 1999 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Dr. Nickle
- Love Unlimited (1999) ... Dr. Nickle (uncredited)
 1998 Apocalypse (Video Game)
Trey Kincaid
 1998 The Fifth Element (Video Game)
Korben Dallas (voice)
 1997 Mad About You (TV Series)
Bruce Willis
- The Birth: Part 2 (1997) ... Bruce Willis
 1996 Bruno the Kid (TV Series)
Bruno the Kid (voice)
 1994 North
Narrator
 1993 Loaded Weapon 1
Man Whose Caravan Is Attacked (uncredited)
 1988 Sunset
Tom Mix
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Peter Novins (segment "Shatterday")
- Shatterday/A Little Peace and Quiet (1985) ... Peter Novins (segment "Shatterday")
 1984 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Tony Amato
- No Exit (1984) ... Tony Amato
 1982 The Verdict
Courtroom Observer (uncredited)
 1980 Ein Guru kommt (TV Movie)
Extra (uncredited)
 1980 The First Deadly Sin
Man Entering Diner as Delaney Leaves (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

1980s: Released two albums on Motown Records--"The Return of Bruno" (which included the Top-10 cover of "Respect Yourself") and "If It Don't Kill You, It Just Makes You Stronger". See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 21 Interviews | 37 Articles | 18 Pictorials | 55 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

W.B. Willis

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Twitter] I just can't live with myself if I started twittering. I just think: "That way lies madness". See more »

Trivia:

Personally recommended Bonnie Bedelia for the role of his estranged wife in Die Hard (1988). See more »

Trademark:

Often plays men who get caught up in situations far beyond their control See more »

Nickname:

Bruno

Star Sign:

Pisces

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