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How rich is Bruce Willis?

Bruce Willis net worth:
$210 Million

Bruce Willis information

Bruce Willis information

Birth date: March 19, 1955
Birth place: Idar-Oberstein, Germany
Height:6 ft (1.83 m)
Profession:Actor, Film Producer, Television producer, Businessperson, Voice Actor, Singer, Musician, Writer, Composer
Education:Montclair State University, Penns Grove High School
Nationality:American
Spouse:Emma Heming (m. 2009), Demi Moore (m. 1987–2000)
Children:Rumer Willis, Tallulah Belle Willis, Scout LaRue Willis, Evelyn Penn Willis, Mabel Ray Willis
Parents:Marlene Willis, David Willis
Awards:Golden Raspberry Awards (1991), Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy (1987), Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor, People's Choice Award, Online Film & Television Association Award
Nominations:Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor (1989), MTV Movie Award for Best On-Screen Duo (1991), American Comedy Award for Funniest Actor (1992), Saturn Award for Best Actor, Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actor (1997), Broadcast Film Critics Association Award (2005), Kids' Choice Award, CableACE Award (1987)
Movies:"Armageddon" (1998), "The Sixth Sense" (1999), "Pulp Fiction" (1994), '12 Monkeys (1995), "The Fifth Element" (1997), "Unbreakable" (2000), “Perfect Stranger”, “The Expendables”, “The Whole Nine Yards”, “Ocean’s Twelve”, "Sin City" (2005), "Moonrise Kingdom" (2012), "Looper" (2012)
TV shows:“Friends” (2000), “Bruno the Kid” (1996-1997), “Roseanne” (1989), “Mad About You” (1997), "Moonlighting" (1985-1989)

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Bruce Willis was born on 19 March 1955, in Idar-Oberstein, Germany, to an American father and German mother. He is one of the most famous actors and producers, and in addition to this, Bruce is also known as a singer. Some of the most famous movies that Bruce has appeared in include “Pulp Fiction”, “Red”, “Die Hard”, “The Sixth Sense”, “Armageddon” and many others. During his career as an actor, Bruce has been nominated for and has won numerous awards, for example, Emmy Award, Golden Globe Award, Saturn Award, MTV Movie Award and many others. He has also been included on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It is clear that Bruce is considered to be one of the best actors for a reason, and these awards only prove the fact that Willis is acclaimed in movie and television industries.

So how rich is Bruce Willis? Sources estimate that Bruce’s net worth is $210 million, and he has mainly gained his wealth through his extraordinary appearances in successful movies and television shows. As mentioned, Bruce is also known as a singer and he has released several albums, which have also added to his net worth. What is more, Bruce is also interested in business activities and tries to not only stand out as an actor but be recognized in other spheres as well. Although he is now 60 years old, he still receives a lot of invitations to act in different projects and there is no doubt that his fans will be able continue to see him.

Bruce Willis Net Worth $210 Million

On his father’s discharge from the army, Willis’ family settled in New Jersey. While attending Penns Grove High School, Bruce realized that he liked acting and performing on stage. Soon after this realization, Willis became a part of various school events and was a member of the drama club. When Bruce finished high school, he started working as a security guard, but soon started his studies at Montclair State University, where he focused on acting and improving his skills. At the beginning of his career, Bruce acted in various plays, then after gaining more confidence, he decided to audition for the television show called “Miami Vice”. He secured the role and despite the fact that it was small it was still a good start for him in the television industry. Step by step Bruce Willis’ net worth began growing.

In 1985 Bruce became a part of the show called “Moonlighting” which became very successful financially and popular. In 1987 Bruce was cast in his first movie role in the film called “Blind Date”, where he had an opportunity to work with such actors as Kim Basinger, William Daniels, John Larroquette and others. One year later Bruce secured one of his most famous roles, that of John McClane in the movie entitled “Die Hard”. The success of this movie had a huge impact on the growth of Bruce’s net worth. After portraying this role, Bruce started receiving one invitation after another. Later Bruce appeared in all the sequels of “Die Hard” and this made his net worth even higher.

In 1994 Bruce appeared in another very successful movie, called “Pulp Fiction”, directed by Quentin Tarantino. While making this movie, Bruce worked together with John Travolta, Samuel L Jackson, Uma Thurman, Tim Roth and others. Other movies that Bruce has appeared in include, “Perfect Stranger”, “The Expendables”, “The Whole Nine Yards”, “Ocean’s Twelve” and many others. Recently he has been working on “Wake” and “Extraction”. Overall, Bruce has appeared in more than 60 movies on the big screen.

In addition to these movies that Bruce has appeared in, he is also known for acting in various television shows, for example, “Friends”, “Bruno the Kid”, “Roseanne”, “Mad About You” and others. These appearances have also added to Willis’ net worth.

In 2000 Willis created his own company called “Cheyenne Enterprises”, and he is also one of the founders of the “Planet Hollywood”. It is clear that Bruce is a very talented and active person who will probably continue working for a long time.

To talk about his personal life, it can be said that Bruce was first married to actress Demi Moore (1987-2000) with whom he has three children. In 2009 Bruce married Emma Heming, and they have two children. All in all, Bruce Willis is one of the most successful actors in the industry. He has a lot of fans all over the world and as long as he portrays different roles there will be people who will admire and support him no matter what.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Death Wish 2017 post-production Paul Kersey
First Kill 2017/I post-production Police Chief
Once Upon a Time in Venice 2017 post-production Steve
Die Hard Year One announced John McClane (rumored)
The Bombing 2016
Split 2016/IX David Dunn (uncredited)
Marauders 2016 Hubert
Precious Cargo 2016 Eddie Pilosa
Extraction 2015/II Leonard
Rock the Kasbah 2015 Bombay Brian
Vice 2015 Julian
The Prince 2014/I Omar
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For 2014 Hartigan
Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff 2014 Video Game John McClane (voice)
RED 2 2013 Frank
G.I. Joe: Retaliation 2013 General Joe Colton
A Good Day to Die Hard 2013 John McClane
Fire with Fire 2012/II Mike Cella
Looper 2012 Old Joe
The Expendables 2 2012 Church
Moonrise Kingdom 2012 Captain Sharp
The Cold Light of Day 2012 Martin
Lay the Favorite 2012 Dink Heimowitz
The Black Mamba 2011/I Short Mister Suave
Catch .44 2011 Mel
Setup 2011/I Biggs
RED 2010 Frank Moses
I'm Still Here 2010/I Bruce Willis
The Expendables 2010 Mr. Church (uncredited)
Cop Out 2010 Jimmy
Gorillaz Featuring Mos Def and Bobby Womack: Stylo 2010 Video short Bounty Hunter
Surrogates 2009 Greer
Late Show with David Letterman 2008-2009 TV Series Late Show Intern / Late Show Fun Facts Book Promoter
What Just Happened 2008 Actor
Assassination of a High School President 2008 Principal Jared T. Kirkpatrick
Gag Reel 2007 Video short John McClane
Planet Terror 2007 Lt. Muldoon
Nancy Drew 2007 Bruce (uncredited)
Live Free or Die Hard 2007 John McClane
Perfect Stranger 2007 Harrison Hill
Grindhouse 2007 Muldoon (segment "Planet Terror")
Hammy's Boomerang Adventure 2006 Video short RJ (voice)
The Astronaut Farmer 2006 Col. Doug Masterson (uncredited)
Fast Food Nation 2006 Harry Rydell
Over the Hedge 2006 RJ (voice)
16 Blocks 2006 Jack Mosley
Lucky Number Slevin 2006 Mr. Goodkat
Alpha Dog 2006 Sonny Truelove
That '70s Show 2005 TV Series Vic
Sin City 2005 Hartigan
Hostage 2005 Jeff Talley
Ocean's Twelve 2004 Bruce Willis (uncredited)
The Whole Ten Yards 2004 Jimmy
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle 2003 William Rose Bailey (uncredited)
Rugrats Go Wild 2003 Spike (voice)
Tears of the Sun 2003 Lieutenant A.K. Waters
True West 2002 TV Movie Lee
Grand Champion 2002 Mr. Blandford
Hart's War 2002 Col. William A. McNamara
Bandits 2001 Joe Blake
Unbreakable 2000 David Dunn
The Kid 2000 Russ Duritz
Friends 2000 TV Series Paul Stevens
The Whole Nine Yards 2000 Jimmy Tudeski
The Story of Us 1999 Ben Jordan
The Sixth Sense 1999 Dr. Malcolm Crowe
Breakfast of Champions 1999 Dwayne Hoover
Ally McBeal 1999 TV Series Dr. Nickle
Apocalypse 1998 Video Game Trey Kincaid
The Siege 1998 General William Devereaux
The Fifth Element 1998 Video Game Korben Dallas (voice)
Armageddon 1998 Harry S. Stamper
Mercury Rising 1998 Art Jeffries
The Jackal 1997 The Jackal
Mad About You 1997 TV Series Bruce Willis
The Fifth Element 1997 Korben Dallas
Bruno the Kid: The Animated Movie 1996 Video Bruno the Kid (voice)
Last Man Standing 1996 John Smith
Bruno the Kid 1996 TV Series Bruno the Kid (voice)
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America 1996 Muddy Grimes (voice)
Twelve Monkeys 1995 James Cole
Four Rooms 1995 Leo (segment "The Man from Hollywood") (uncredited)
Die Hard with a Vengeance 1995 John McClane
Nobody's Fool 1994 Carl Roebuck
Color of Night 1994 Bill Capa
North 1994 Narrator
Pulp Fiction 1994 Butch Coolidge
Striking Distance 1993 Det. Tom Hardy
Loaded Weapon 1 1993 Man Whose Caravan Is Attacked (uncredited)
Death Becomes Her 1992 Ernest Menville
The Player 1992 Bruce Willis
The Last Boy Scout 1991 Joe Hallenbeck
Billy Bathgate 1991 Bo Weinberg
Hudson Hawk 1991 Hudson Hawk
Mortal Thoughts 1991 James Urbanski
The Bonfire of the Vanities 1990 Peter Fallow
Look Who's Talking Too 1990 Voice of Mikey (voice)
Die Hard 2 1990 John McClane
Look Who's Talking 1989 Voice of Mikey (voice)
In Country 1989 Emmett Smith
Moonlighting 1985-1989 TV Series David Addison Jr. David Addison, Jr. Baby Hayes ...
Die Hard 1988 John McClane
Sunset 1988 Tom Mix
Blind Date 1987 Walter Davis
The Return of Bruno 1987 TV Movie Bruno Radolini
The Twilight Zone 1985 TV Series Peter Novins (segment "Shatterday")
Miami Vice 1984 TV Series Tony Amato
The Verdict 1982 Courtroom Observer (uncredited)
Ein Guru kommt 1980 TV Movie Extra (uncredited)
The First Deadly Sin 1980 Man Entering Diner as Delaney Leaves (uncredited)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
One Hit Wonderland 2013 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Saturday Night Live 1989-2013 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Degrassi: The Next Generation 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Todd's Pop Song Reviews 2010 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Gag Reel 2007 Video short performer: "Assassination Is My Game" - uncredited
Rugrats Go Wild 2003 performer: "Big Bad Cat", "Lust for Life"
Friends 2000 TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Whole Nine Yards 2000 performer: "Tenth Avenue Tango" / writer: "Slow Burn"
Hudson Hawk 1991 writer: "HUDSON HAWK THEME"
Look Who's Talking Too 1990 writer: "Daddy's Coming Home"
Moonlighting 1985-1989 TV Series performer - 13 episodes
Die Hard 1988 "Jingle Bells", uncredited
Top of the Pops 1987 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Miami Vice 1987 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hostage 2005 producer
Touching Evil 2004 TV Series executive producer - 12 episodes
True West 2002 TV Movie executive producer
The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course 2002 executive producer
Bruno the Kid 1996 TV Series executive producer
The Hip Hop Project 2006 Documentary executive producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hudson Hawk 1991 story

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rugrats Go Wild 2003 musician: harmonica - as W.B. Willis

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The First Deadly Sin 1980 stand-in: Killer, long shots - uncredited

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Violet & Daisy 2011 special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet to Come 2016 TV Movie Himself
Entertainment Tonight 1988-2016 TV Series Himself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2013-2015 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Good Morning America 1994-2015 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 2015 TV Series Himself
Today 1989-2015 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2015 TV Series Himself
Dancing with the Stars 2015 TV Series Himself - Rumer's Father
Late Show with David Letterman 1993-2015 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Interviewed by Biff Henderson / ...
Extra 2003-2015 TV Series Himself / Himself - Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
WWE Tribute to the Troops 2014 TV Special Himself
Altman 2014 Documentary Himself
Looper: The Future from the Beginning 2013 Video short Himself
Looper: The Science of Time Travel 2013 Video short Himself
The American Cinematheque Tribute to Jerry Bruckheimer 2013 TV Movie Himself
The Red 2 Experience 2013 Video documentary Himself
Saturday Night Live 1988-2013 TV Series Himself - Host / Various / Michael Kors / ...
Daybreak 2013 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
The View 2005-2013 TV Series Himself
TVGN Movie Special: Red 2 2013 TV Movie documentary Himself
Weekend Ticket 2013 TV Series short Himself
Fantástico 2013 TV Series documentary Himself
Made in Hollywood 2009-2013 TV Series Himself
A Good Day to Die Hard: Back in Action 2013 Video short Himself
A Good Day to Die Hard: Making It Hard to Die 2013 Documentary
A Good Day to Die Hard: Two of a Kind 2013 Video short Himself
Bruce Willis: Why the Legend Never Dies 2013 TV Movie documentary Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2010-2013 TV Series Himself
The 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards 2013 TV Special Himself - Nominee
Big Morning Buzz Live 2013 TV Series Himself
Top Gear 2013 TV Series Himself
Reel Junkie 2013 TV Series Himself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2007-2013 TV Series Himself
HBO First Look 1995-2013 TV Series documentary Himself / Himself - John McLane
The One Show 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
A Look Inside Moonrise Kingdom 2012 Video short Himself
ES.TV HD 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Close Up 2012 Documentary Himself
B.B. King: The Life of Riley 2012 Documentary Himself
Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts 2011 Documentary Himself
The 2011 Comedy Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
His Way 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
Access: RED 2011 Video documentary Himself
The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2011 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Before the Battle: The Making of' 'The Expendables' 2010 Video documentary short Himself
The Expendables: Comic Con Panel 2010 Video documentary Himself
Live from Studio Five 2010 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2010 TV Series Himself - Guest
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis 2010 TV Series Himself
The Daily Show 2004-2010 TV Series Himself
Inferno: The Making of 'The Expendables' 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
Caiga quien caiga 2010 TV Series Himself
The 7PM Project 2010 TV Series Himself
A More Perfect You: The Science of Surrogates 2010 Video documentary short Himself
DeLuxe 2009 TV Series Himself
Wildwood Days 2008 Documentary Himself
Getaway 2007-2008 TV Series Himself / Himself - Celebrity traveller
Buzz: AT&T Original Documentaries 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
Shine a Light 2008 Documentary Himself - Concert Audience (uncredited)
Julia Roberts: An American Cinematheque Tribute 2007 TV Movie Himself
Die Hard: Yippee Ki Yay Motherf***** 2007 Video documentary short Himself
The Story of 'Hudson Hawk' 2007 Video short Himself
Quelli che... il calcio 2007 TV Series Himself
Analog Hero in a Digital World: Making of 'Live Free or Die Hard' 2007 Video documentary Himself
Virtual Lives: The Making of 'Perfect Stranger' 2007 Video documentary short Himself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross 2006-2007 TV Series Himself
HypaSpace 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Live Free or Die Hard: Inside the Action 2007 TV Movie Himself
L'hebdo cinéma 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
The Continuing Adventures of John McClane 2007 Video documentary short Himself
Wrong Guy, Wrong Place, Wrong Time: A Look Back at 'Die Hard' 2007 Video short Himself
Deep Inside the Kid's Choice Awards 2007 TV Special Himself
America's Game: The Superbowl Champions 2006-2007 TV Series documentary Narrator
Corazón de... 2005-2007 TV Series Himself
Biography 2005-2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Casting Session 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
Tony Bennett: An American Classic 2006 TV Special Himself - Speaker
Meet the Cast of 'Over the Hedge' 2006 Video documentary short Himself
Making 'Lucky Number Slevin' 2006 Video short Himself
'T4' Goes 'Over the Hedge' 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Early Show 2006 TV Series Himself
This Morning 2006 TV Series Himself
Le grand journal de Canal+ 2005-2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Total Request Live 2004-2006 TV Series Himself
That '70s Show Special: The Final Goodbye 2006 TV Special Himself
The Hip Hop Project 2006 Documentary Himself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '06 2006 TV Special Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2005-2006 TV Series Himself
Memories of Moonlighting 2006 Video documentary short Himself
Al Pacino: An American Cinematheque Tribute 2006 TV Movie Himself
Shelter from the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast 2005 TV Special Himself
Taking 'Hostage': Behind the Scenes 2005 Video short Himself
Inside the Blue Moon Detective Agency: The Story of Moonlighting, Part 2 2005 Video documentary short Himself
Not Just a Day Job: The Story of Moonlighting, Part 1 2005 Video documentary short
The Moonlighting Phenomenon 2005 Video documentary short Himself
Gomorron 1997-2005 TV Series Himself
Tout le monde en parle 2005 TV Series Himself
Starz on the Set: Sin City 2005 TV Short documentary Himself
Shootout 2005 TV Series Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2005 TV Series Himself
GMTV 2004-2005 TV Series Himself
Parkinson 2005 TV Series Himself
Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope 2005 TV Special Himself
Genius: A Night for Ray Charles 2004 TV Special Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 2004 2004 TV Special Himself
Journey to Safety: Making 'Tears of the Sun' 2004 Video documentary short Himself
Tinseltown TV 2003 TV Series Himself
Scene 71 Filmmakers Workshop 2003 Video documentary short Himself
E! True Hollywood Story 2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Kela on the Karpet 2003 TV Mini-Series Himself
Hollywood Celebrates Denzel Washington: An American Cinematheque Tribute 2003 TV Special documentary Himself
The Art of Action: Martial Arts in Motion Picture 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself - Interviewee (uncredited)
2002 ABC World Stunt Awards 2002 TV Special Himself
Rank 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Inside 'Bandits' 2002 Video documentary short Himself
Stars: An Oscar's Party 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
'The Sixth Sense': Reflections from the Set 2002 Video documentary short Himself
Inside the Actors Studio 2001 TV Series Himself
Video Press Pak: The Making of 'Die Hard' 2001 Documentary short Himself
The Making of 'Unbreakable' 2001 Video documentary short Himself
Extreme Close Up with... 2001 TV Series documentary Himself
A Kid Becomes the Kid 2000 TV Short Himself
Conversations with Jon Turteltaub 2000 Video documentary Himself
Film-Fest DVD: Issue 3 - Toronto 2000 Video documentary Himself
Hollywood Salutes Bruce Willis: An American Cinematheque Tribute 2000 TV Movie Himself
VH-1 Where Are They Now? 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Comme au cinéma 2000 TV Series documentary Himself - Interviewee
The 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2000 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Comedy Series
Vol de nuit 2000 TV Series Himself
2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 2000 TV Special documentary Himself - Presenter (uncredited)
The Sixth Sense: Reaching the Audience 2000 Video short Himself
The Sixth Sense: The Actors 2000 Video short Himself
Entertainment Tonight Presents: 'Moonlighting' Exposed 2000 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 26th Annual People's Choice Awards 2000 TV Special Himself - Winner: Favorite Motion Picture Star in a Drama
The Making of 'The Siege' 2000 Video documentary short Himself
Telling the Story of Us 1999 TV Short documentary Himself
El séptimo de caballería 1999 TV Series Himself
Watch the Mercury Rising 1999 Video documentary short Himself
The Making of 'Die Hard' 1999 Documentary short Himself
Bravo Profiles: The Entertainment Business 1998 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Franky Goes to Hollywood 1998 Short documentary Himself
Signé croisette 1998 TV Series Himself
The Making of 'The Jackal' 1998 Video documentary Himself
The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1997 TV Special Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1997 TV Series Himself
Stephen Stills: RockWalk Induction 1997 Video documentary short Himeself
Ciné6 1997 TV Series Himself
The 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1997 TV Special Himself
The Hamster Factor and Other Tales of Twelve Monkeys 1996 Video documentary Himself (uncredited)
Very Important Pennis 1996 TV Series Himself
Primer plano 1996 TV Series Himself
Cinema 3 1996 TV Series Himself
The Making of 'Twelve Monkeys' 1996 Video documentary short James Cole
The Anti Gravity Room 1995 TV Series Himself
A Night to Die for 1995 TV Short documentary Himself
CBS This Morning 1994-1995 TV Series Himself
Die Hard 3: Bruce Willis Interview 1995 Video short Himself
Die Hard 3: Villains with a Vengeance 1995 Video short Himself
Planet Hollywood Sydney Grand Opening 1995 TV Movie Himself
The Making of 'Die Hard 3' 1995 Video short Himself
The 19th Annual People's Choice Awards 1993 TV Special Himself
Aspel & Company 1993 TV Series Himself
Late Night with David Letterman 1985-1993 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
The Making of 'Death Becomes Her' 1992 Short Himself
Wogan 1991 TV Series Himself
Showbiz Today 1991 TV Series Himself
Siskel & Ebert: Actors on Acting 1991 TV Movie Himself
The 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1991 TV Special Himself - Audience Member
E.T. - Entretenimento Total 1991 TV Series Himself
Die Harder: The Making of 'Die Hard 2' 1990 TV Short documentary Himself
Sinatra 75: The Best Is Yet to Come 1990 TV Special documentary Himself
Seriously... Phil Collins 1990 TV Movie Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 1990 TV Series Himself
The 1990 Annual ShoWest Awards 1990 TV Special Himself
The 47th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1990 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Die Hard 2: Breaking the Ice 1990 Video short Himself
Die Hard 2: Interview with Renny Harlin 1990 Video short Himself
The Making of 'Die Hard 2' 1990 Video documentary short Himself
All-Star Tribute to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1989 TV Movie Himself
Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary 1989 TV Special Himself
Roseanne 1989 TV Series Himself
The 61st Annual Academy Awards 1989 TV Special Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Cinematography
That's Adequate 1989 Himself
Dolly 1987 TV Series Himself
The 39th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1987 TV Special Himself - Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series & Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
New American Bandstand 1965 1987 TV Series Himself
Top of the Pops 1987 TV Series Himself
The 44th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1987 TV Special Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy / Musical
The 14th Annual American Music Awards 1987 TV Special Himself
The Pointer Sisters: Up All Nite 1987 TV Special Himself
One Voice 1986 TV Special documentary Himself - Audience Member (uncredited)
The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1986 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series & Presenter: Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
The 2nd Commitment to Life AIDS Project Benefit 1986 TV Movie Himself
The 12th Annual People's Choice Awards 1986 TV Special Himself - Winner: Favourite Male Performer in New Television Program
The 43rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 1986 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy / Musical
The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1985 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
The ABC All-Star Spectacular 1985 TV Movie Himself - Actor

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Le grand show 2016 TV Series Himself
The Eighties 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - Actor, 'Moonlighting'
Entertainment Tonight 2008-2016 TV Series Himself
Welcome to the Basement 2014-2015 TV Series Dr. Malcolm Crowe / James Cole
Extra 2015 TV Series Himself
Inside Edition 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
SNL Shorts 2014 TV Movie Various (uncredited)
Saturday Night Live: Best of This Season 2014 TV Special Various (uncredited)
Movie Guide 2013 TV Series Frank Moses
Live with Kelly and Michael 2013 TV Series Himself
Gods of War: Assembling Earth's Mightiest Anti-Heroes 2012 Video documentary short Himself
American Greed 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
Zaum - Andare a parare 2011 TV Series documentary Harry Stamper
Live Free or Die Hard (Project 12, 8/12) 2011 Short John McClane
Close Up 2011 TV Series Himself
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy 2010 Video documentary Himself (uncredited)
Family Guy 2009 TV Series Officer John McClane
Gomorron 1998-2009 TV Series Himself
20 to 1 2006-2009 TV Series documentary Himself / John McClane
The Greatest 2009 TV Series documentary Himself - #38: 'Respect Yourself'
Biography 2007-2009 TV Series documentary Hartigan in 'Sin City' / Himself
Premio Donostia a Meryl Streep 2008 TV Special Dr. Ernest Menville
5 Second Movies 2008 TV Series Korben Dallas
Kig Ind TV 2007 TV Series Himself
La imagen de tu vida 2006 TV Series David Addison Jr.
Cannes 2006: Crónica de Carlos Boyero 2006 TV Movie Himself
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters 2006 Documentary Dr. Malcolm Crowe (uncredited)
E! True Hollywood Story 2005-2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Cinema mil 2005 TV Series Himself
Retrosexual: The 80's 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
'Pulp Fiction' on a Dime: A 10th Anniversary Retrospect 2004 TV Short documentary
My Date with Drew 2004 Documentary Himself (uncredited)
Die Geschichte des erotischen Films 2004 TV Movie documentary
Sendung ohne Namen 2002-2003 TV Series documentary Officer John McClane James Cole
VH1: All Access 2003 TV Series Himself
Pulp Fiction: The Facts 2002 Video documentary short Himself
Short Insanity 6 2000 Video documentary Himself (segment "Franky Goes to Hollywood")
Twentieth Century Fox: The Blockbuster Years 2000 TV Movie documentary John McClane
The Directors 2000 TV Series documentary James Cole
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards 2000 TV Special Dr. Malcolm Crowe (uncredited)
Playboy: The Complete Anna Nicole Smith 2000 Video documentary Himself
Aerosmith: I Don't Wanna Miss a Thing 1998 Video short Harry S. Stamper
Jackie Chan: My Story 1998 Video documentary Himself
1st Annual Mystery Science Theater 3000 Summer Blockbuster Review 1997 TV Short Himself
House of Style 1995 TV Series Himself
Die Hard 2: Chaos on the Conveyor Belt 1990 Video short Lt. John McClane

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 COFCA Award Central Ohio Film Critics Association Best Ensemble Moonrise Kingdom (2012) · Jared Gilman
· Kara Hayward
· Edward Norton
· Bill Murray
· Frances McDormand
· Tilda Swinton
· Jason Schwartzman
· Bob Balaban
· Harvey Keitel
2013 Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters Order of Arts and Letters, France On February 10, 2013.
2012 PFCS Award Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Ensemble Acting Moonrise Kingdom (2012) · Jared Gilman
· Kara Hayward
· Harvey Keitel
· Frances McDormand
· Bill Murray
· Edward Norton
· Jason Schwartzman
· Tilda Swinton
2006 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Motion Picture On 16 October 2006. At 6915 Hollywood Blvd.
2005 Golden Camera Golden Camera, Germany Best International Actor
2002 Man of the Year Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA
2000 American Cinematheque Award American Cinematheque Gala Tribute
2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Award Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Actor - Suspense The Sixth Sense (1999)
2000 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Friends (1994)
2000 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Motion Picture Star in a Drama
2000 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Friends (1994)
1999 Blockbuster Entertainment Award Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Actor - Sci-Fi Armageddon (1998)
1999 Blockbuster Entertainment Award Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Supporting Actor - Suspense The Siege (1998)
1999 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst Actor Armageddon (1998)
1998 Stinker Award The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards Worst Actor Armageddon (1998)
1994 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Cast Ensemble Pulp Fiction (1994) · John Travolta
· Samuel L. Jackson
· Uma Thurman
· Tim Roth
· Harvey Keitel
· Ving Rhames
· Amanda Plummer
· Eric Stoltz
· Rosanna Arquette
1994 Stinker Award The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards Worst Actor Color of Night (1994)
1992 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst Screenplay Hudson Hawk (1991) · Steven E. de Souza
· Daniel Waters
· Robert Kraft (story)
1987 Sour Apple Golden Apple Awards
1987 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Moonlighting (1985)
1987 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Moonlighting (1985)
1986 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Program

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Independent Spirit Award Independent Spirit Awards Best Supporting Male Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
2012 Gotham Independent Film Award Gotham Awards Best Ensemble Performance Moonrise Kingdom (2012) · Edward Norton
· Bill Murray
· Frances McDormand
· Tilda Swinton
· Jared Gilman
· Kara Hayward
· Jason Schwartzman
· Bob Balaban
2012 SLFCA Award St. Louis Film Critics Association, US Best Supporting Actor Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
2008 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Male Movie Star
2008 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Male Action Star
2007 Blimp Award Kids' Choice Awards, USA Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie Over the Hedge (2006)
2007 National Movie Award National Movie Awards, UK Best Performance by a Male Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
2006 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Acting Ensemble Sin City (2005) · Mickey Rourke
· Clive Owen
· Jessica Alba
· Benicio Del Toro
· Brittany Murphy
· Rosario Dawson
· Elijah Wood
· Alexis Bledel
· Jamie Thomas King
· Devon Aoki
· Nick Stahl
2006 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Ensemble Cast Sin City (2005) · Jessica Alba
· Alexis Bledel
· Powers Boothe
· Rosario Dawson
· Benicio Del Toro
· Michael Clarke Duncan
· Carla Gugino
· Josh Hartnett
· Rutger Hauer
· Jaime King
· Michael Madsen
· Brittany Murphy
· Clive Owen
· Mickey Rourke
· Nick Stahl
· Elijah Wood
2006 TV Land Award TV Land Awards Little Screen/Big Screen Star (Men)
2005 TV Land Award TV Land Awards Favorite Private Eye Moonlighting (1985)
2004 Blimp Award Kids' Choice Awards, USA Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie Rugrats Go Wild (2003)
2001 American Comedy Award American Comedy Awards, USA Funniest Male Guest Appearance in a TV Series Friends (1994)
2001 Blockbuster Entertainment Award Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Actor - Suspense Unbreakable (2000)
2000 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Actor The Sixth Sense (1999)
2000 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Male Performance The Sixth Sense (1999)
2000 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best On-Screen Duo The Sixth Sense (1999) · Haley Joel Osment
1999 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Actor Armageddon (1998)
1999 Stinker Award The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards Worst On-Screen Couple The Story of Us (1999) · Michelle Pfeiffer
1998 Blockbuster Entertainment Award Blockbuster Entertainment Awards Favorite Actor - Suspense The Jackal (1997)
1998 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror Actor Le cinquième élément (1997)
1996 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Actor Twelve Monkeys (1995)
1995 Chlotrudis Award Chlotrudis Awards Best Supporting Actor Pulp Fiction (1994)
1995 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst Actor Color of Night (1994)
1993 Saturn Award Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Best Actor Death Becomes Her (1992)
1993 American Comedy Award American Comedy Awards, USA Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role) Death Becomes Her (1992)
1992 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best On-Screen Duo The Last Boy Scout (1991) · Damon Wayans
1992 Razzie Award Razzie Awards Worst Actor Hudson Hawk (1991)
1990 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture In Country (1989)
1988 ACE CableACE Awards Writing a Music Special or Series The Return of Bruno (1987) · Paul Flattery
· Bob Hart
· James Yukich
· Bruce V. DiMattia
1988 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Moonlighting (1985)
1987 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Female TV Performer
1986 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Moonlighting (1985)
1986 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Male TV Performer
1986 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Moonlighting (1985)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 BSFC Award Boston Society of Film Critics Awards Best Ensemble Cast Moonrise Kingdom (2012) · Edward Norton
· Bill Murray
· Frances McDormand
· Tilda Swinton
· Jared Gilman
· Kara Hayward
· Jason Schwartzman
2012 SEFCA Award Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards Best Ensemble Moonrise Kingdom (2012) · Jared Gilman
· Kara Hayward
· Edward Norton
· Bill Murray
· Frances McDormand
· Tilda Swinton
· Jason Schwartzman
· Harvey Keitel
· Bob Balaban

TitleSalary
Live Free or Die Hard (2007) $25,000,000
Hart's War (2002) $22,500,000
Unbreakable (2000) $20,000,000
The Kid (2000) $20,000,000
The Sixth Sense (1999) $14,000,000 (salary, gross and video participations)
The Siege (1998) $5,000,000
Armageddon (1998) $14,800,000
Last Man Standing (1996) $16,500,000
Four Rooms (1995) $0
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995) $15,000,000
Pulp Fiction (1994) $800,000
The Last Boy Scout (1991) $14,000,000
The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990) $3,000,000
Look Who's Talking Too (1990) $10,000,000
Die Hard 2 (1990) $7,500,000
Look Who's Talking (1989) $10,000,000
Die Hard (1988) $5,000,000

#Fact
1 Good friends with Don Johnson, Julia Roberts and Sylvester Stallone.
2 Has twice played a hit man: The Jackal (1997) and The Whole Nine Yards (2000). The Whole Ten Yards (2004) really can not be counted because his character, Jimmy Tudeski was retired.
3 Has been in three movies where he meets a younger version of himself: Twelve Monkeys (1995), The Kid (2000) and Looper (2012).
4 Willis, a variant of the name William, is a surname, of Scottish and English origin meaning (Son of Willie). The name William comes ultimately from the given name Wilhelm (cf. Old German Wilhelm > German Wilhelm and Old Norse Vilhjálmr). That is a compound of two distinct elements : wil = "will or desire" and helm: Old English helm "helmet, protection"; > English helm "knight's large helmet".
5 The Scots-English language name Bruce arrived in Scotland with the Normans, from the place name Brix of the Manche département in Normandy, France, meaning "the willowlands". Initially promulgated via the descendants of King Robert I of Scotland (Robert the Bruce) (1274-1329), it has been a Scottish surname since medieval times; it is now a common given name.
6 In 2015, he did a Broadway show of Stephen King's "Misery" with Laurie Metcalf.
7 His "Inside the Actors Studio" interview was taped on September 10, 2001. The episode was respectfully dedicated by Willis and the Actors Studio Drama School "to the heroes who fell September 11th - and to the heroes who fight on.".
8 Has played five characters more than once in the movies: Hartigan from the Sin City films, John McClane from the Die Hard films, Frank from the Red films, Church from the Expendables films, and Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski from the Whole Nine Yard films.
9 Willis has played many roles whose character names have the letter "J" in the beginning. Examples include Die Hard (1988) (John McClane), Mercury Rising (1998) (Art Jeffries), Hostage (2005) (Jeff Talley), Mortal Thoughts (1991) (James Urbanski), Twelve Monkeys (1995) (James Cole), The Whole Nine Yards (2000) (Jimmy "The Tulip" Tudeski), Sin City (2005) (John Hartigan) and the title role in The Jackal (1997).
10 Became a father for the fifth time at age 59 when his second wife Emma Heming gave birth to their daughter Evelyn Penn Willis on May 5, 2014.
11 Is mentioned in the song "Jizz in My Pants" by The Lonely Island. One of the song's composers, Jorma Taccone, shares his birthday with Willis.
12 As of 2014, has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: The Verdict (1982), Pulp Fiction (1994) and The Sixth Sense (1999).
13 Became a father for the fourth time at age 57 when his second wife Emma Heming gave birth to their daughter Mabel Ray Willis on April 1, 2012.
14 Became a father for the third time at age 38 when his [now ex] first wife Demi Moore gave birth to their daughter Tallulah Belle Willis on February 3, 1994.
15 Became a father for the second time at age 36 when his [now ex] first wife Demi Moore gave birth to their daughter Scout LaRue Willis on July 20, 1991.
16 Became a father for the first time at age 33 when his [now ex] first wife Demi Moore gave birth to their daughter Rumer Glenn Willis, aka Rumer Willis, on August 16, 1988.
17 Once made an album ("The Return of Bruno" (1987)) that sold a million copies in the United Kingdom.
18 He was awarded Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters, the highest French culture award, in Paris, France [February 12, 2013].
19 Has regularly been named on "Best Celebrity Tippers" lists over the years. This is largely due to his early "struggling" waiter/bartender days.
20 Credits Will Smith with helping him come to terms with his divorce from Demi Moore, and accepting Ashton Kutcher as her new husband.
21 Is mentioned in Nicki Minaj's song "Your Love".
22 Is left-handed and is displayed in most of his films. In The Sixth Sense (1999), he learned to write with his right hand so this would not be so easily noticeable that his character was not wearing his wedding ring.
23 Inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2011 for his contributions to Arts and Entertainment.
24 Lives in Los Angeles, Malibu, California and Hailey, Idaho.
25 Met Demi Moore at a screening of Emilio Estevez's film, Stakeout (1987). Although she was seeing Estevez at the time, they were married four months later.
26 Filmed his role in the mystery thriller Mortal Thoughts (1991) in ten days.
27 Admitted to Playboy magazine in 1996 that he was once arrested at age 19 for possessing two joints.
28 Was friends with John Goodman, during their New York City struggling actor days.
29 Has appeared with Samuel L. Jackson in four films: Loaded Weapon 1 (1993), Pulp Fiction (1994), Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995) and Unbreakable (2000), even though they only shared scenes together in the last two.
30 Was in consideration for the role of Lester Burnham in American Beauty (1999) but Kevin Spacey, who went on to win a Best Actor Oscar for his performance, was cast instead.
31 He visited Michael Jackson on the set of filming the "Smooth Criminal" segment for Moonwalker (1988). Also visiting the set were Gregory Peck and Robert De Niro.
32 Among the guests at his wedding to Emma Heming were his three daughters, Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher and Madonna.
33 (March 21, 2009) Bruce married his girlfriend of a year, Emma Heming, at his home in Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos.
34 Thanked by the rock band Blink 182 in the liner notes of their album "Enema of the State" (1999).
35 Was considered for the role of Kyle Reese in The Terminator (1984), which went to Michael Biehn.
36 Became the first actor to guest star on Friends (1994) and win an Emmy Award in the Outstanding Guest Actor category for their performance.
37 Maxim magazine had named his sex scenes in Color of Night (1994) as the best sex scenes ever in film history.
38 Endorsed his friend and former co-star Fred Dalton Thompson in his failed bid to win the Republican nomination for the 2008 presidential election.
39 Has named his acting idols as Robert De Niro, Gary Cooper, Steve McQueen and John Wayne.
40 Co-founder of "Planet Hollywood" together with Demi Moore, Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger (1991).
41 Is a huge supporter of NFL team New York Jets.
42 He was the only celebrity that attended Julia Roberts' wedding to Daniel Moder. Their friendship is referred to in Ocean's Twelve (2004), when he mistakes Tess Ocean for Julia Roberts, and asks her about 'Danny'.
43 During the Lebanon crisis, Willis signed his name on an ad in the Los Angeles Times in support of Israel, along with Nicole Kidman and numerous other Hollywood celebrities.
44 Has the distinction of playing two psychologists who have suffered serious work-related emotional trauma: Dr. Bill Capa in Color of Night (1994) and Dr. Malcolm Crowe in The Sixth Sense (1999). Ironically, Color of Night (1994) was a box-office bomb and was widely ridiculed by critics (this movie did much better business in home video market, though), while The Sixth Sense (1999) became a box-office smash and received several Oscar nominations, including Best Picture.
45 Has appeared in 14 movies with numbers in the title: The First Deadly Sin (1980), Twelve Monkeys (1995), Four Rooms (1995), The Fifth Element (1997), The Sixth Sense (1999), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), 16 Blocks (2006), The Whole Ten Yards (2004), Die Hard 2 (1990), Loaded Weapon 1 (1993), Ocean's Twelve (2004), Catch .44 (2011), The Expendables 2 (2012) and RED 2 (2013).
46 Often supports the careers of other actors he has met on set, and asks they be given supporting roles on later films, most famously Michael Clarke Duncan, whom he worked with on The Whole Nine Yards (2000), asked for him on Armageddon (1998) and suggested him to the producers of The Green Mile (1999). Other actors include Billy Bob Thornton (Armageddon (1998), Bandits (2003)), Johnny Messner (Tears of the Sun (2003), The Whole Ten Yards (2004)), Nick Chinlund (Tears of the Sun (2003), The Kid (2000)) and Cole Hauser (Hart's War (2002), Tears of the Sun (2003)). Met and befriended Matthew Perry on the set of The Whole Nine Yards (2000) and then appeared on Friends (1994) at Perry's request.
47 Has three younger siblings: Florence Willis, David Willis and Robert Willis.
48 Stepfather of his three daughters with Demi Moore is Ashton Kutcher.
49 He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on October 16, 2006. The ceremony was attended by his friends Don Johnson, Sylvester Stallone and Kevin Costner.
50 In November 2000, he urged his fans to vote for Republican candidate George W. Bush in the presidential election. He told an interviewer, "If you guys vote for Al Gore, you're out of your minds ... Gore's a knucklehead ... just the lying and mendacity of the last eight years of the regime that Al Gore was a part and parcel of ... I mean, there is only so much lying the American people will take before they go, 'Uh, this doesn't seem like a good idea.' You have to look at what he does and what he stands for.".
51 He apologized to Colombia after blaming the nation for America's drug problems. The star insisted the United States is as much to blame for the prolific trade and confessed he didn't mean to single out any one country as the supplier. He told the New York Daily News, "I said Colombia because it was the first country to come to mind." The actor was dubbed "ignorant" and "ungrateful" by the Colombian president for his comments in March 2006, and advised not to base his arguments on "Hollywood clichés".
52 Turned down the role of Sam Wheat in Ghost (1990) because he did not think the plot would work and that playing a ghost would be detrimental to his career. Ironically, he played a ghost in The Sixth Sense (1999), which was a critical success and is widely regarded as one of his best performances.
53 Married Demi Moore at the Golden Nugget Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
54 Little Richard presided over his wedding to Demi Moore and Ally Sheedy was one of the bridesmaids.
55 He and Linda Fiorentino were employed as bartenders in the early 1980s at the Kamikaze Club in New York City.
56 His performance as John McClane in the "Die Hard" trilogy is ranked #46 on Premiere magazine's 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
57 (July 23, 2002) Appointed by President George W. Bush as national spokesman for Children in Foster Care.
58 In November 2005, he offered $1 million of his own money to anyone who turns in al-Qaeda terror leaders Osama bin Laden, Ayman Al-Zawahiri or 'Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi', the alleged brains behind the 9/11 attacks. Willis announced his reward on the American television show Rita Cosby Live & Direct (2005), where he also criticized what he claimed to be "biased" media coverage of the Iraq war.
59 Honored in Paris for his contribution to the film industry, by the French government. The actor was awarded Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters at a ceremony in the capital, where he was presented with his honor by French Culture Minister Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres. de Vabres said, "This is France's way of paying tribute to an actor who epitomizes the strength of American cinema, the power of the emotions that he invites us to share on the world's screens and the sturdy personalities of his legendary characters." Willis replied in French that he was "very touched" to receive his medal, adding, "Thank you France and Culture Minister for this great, great honor." (April 13, 2005).
60 Announced his intention to make a film in which American soldiers will be depicted as brave fighters for freedom and democracy. This will be based on the exploits of the heavily decorated members of "Deuce Four", the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry, which has spent the past year battling insurgents in the northern Iraqi town of Mosul. Willis attended Deuce Four's homecoming ball this month in Seattle, Washington, where the soldiers are on leave, along with Stephen J. Eads, the producer of Armageddon (1998) and The Sixth Sense (1999). The actor said that he was in talks about a film of "these guys who do what they are asked to for very little money to defend and fight for what they consider to be freedom". Willis is likely to take on the role of the unit's commander, Lieutenant Colonel Erik Kurilla. [November 2005]
61 Has worked closely with two promising child stars: Miko Hughes in Mercury Rising (1998) and 'Haley Joel Osment' in The Sixth Sense (1999). The boys had major roles in the films opposite him.
62 Served as a delegate at the Republican National Convention in 1992. In 2000, he was unable to narrate a biographical film of previous presidents to be shown at the RNC due to scheduling conflicts.
63 Along with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Charlton Heston, Willis was one of very few Hollywood celebrities to publicly support the Iraq war. While visiting the troops in 2003, he offered $1 million of his own money for the man who would capture Saddam Hussein. When Hussein was captured, it turned out that military rules prevent troops from collecting such a reward.
64 Ten directors cast him at least twice in their films: Blake Edwards, Amy Heckerling, Rob Reiner, Robert Benton, John McTiernan, Alan Rudolph, 'M. Night Shyamalan', Quentin Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez and Barry Levinson.
65 Was a guest at Demi Moore's and Ashton Kutcher's wedding.
66 Has been special ambassador of his birth town Idar-Oberstein since his 50th birthday.
67 Was chosen to play John McClane in Die Hard (1988) because the producers felt he brought warmth and humor to an otherwise cold and humorless character. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone had turned down the role.
68 (June 2, 2004) After dating Brooke Burns for ten months and finally being engaged to her, they decided to separate because of the difficulties with maintaining a long-distance relationship.
69 France awarded him Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters in April 2005. "France pays homage to an actor who represents the force of American cinema and the power of emotions that he invites us to share on screens throughout the world", Culture Minister Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres said. "I'm nervous. Bonjour Paris", he replied.
70 Plays the harmonica.
71 Attended the Stella Adler Conservatory / Theatre program in New York City for three years.
72 (October 20, 2004) Sued Revolution Studios for unspecified damages related to a blow to his forehead that he received during "ultrahazardous activity" involved in the filming of Tears of the Sun (2003). He claims that it has caused him extreme mental, physical and emotional pain and suffering.
73 Recommended Michael Clarke Duncan to play the role of John Coffey in The Green Mile (1999).
74 Attended and graduated from Penns Grove High School in Penns Grove, New Jersey. His class voted him "Most School Spirit" (1973).
75 He ad-libbed many of John McClane's one-liners in the "Die Hard" films.
76 Is the hero of singer Nick Lachey. Lachey's ex-wife, Jessica Simpson, unsuccessfully auditioned for the role of Kate McClane, John McClane's daughter in Live Free or Die Hard (2007).
77 Personally recommended Bonnie Bedelia for the role of his estranged wife in Die Hard (1988).
78 The scar on his right shoulder is from surgery due to complications from a broken arm when he was age 17.
79 Lives in Hailey, Idaho, where he owns the Mint bar and the Liberty Theater. He also owns the old Hailey Drug Store, but the building has been vacant and unused since the early 1990s.
80 Ranked #3 in Star TV's Top 10 Box Office Stars of the 1990s (2003).
81 He filled in as a last-minute host for David Letterman on February 26, 2003, a show he was supposed to be the guest for. This was Letterman's first "sick day" in 20 years (other than his time off for heart surgery).
82 Worked in a chemical factory before going to college.
83 Was president of a drama club at school.
84 Was named Man of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals. [February 2002]
85 His ineptness as a waiter forced him to become a bartender.
86 Set a new benchmark for actors' salaries when he was paid $5 million for Die Hard (1988) in 1988. Eight years later, his wife, Demi Moore, set a benchmark of $12 million with Striptease (1996).
87 Attended Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey.
88 Was originally cast as Terry Benedict in Ocean's Eleven (2001) but dropped out.
89 His younger brother Robert Willis died of pancreatic cancer at age 42 (2001).
90 Acting helped him to overcome a debilitating childhood stutter. In an interview with GQ magazine [March 2013], Willis revealed: "I had a terrible stutter. But then I did some theater in high school and when I memorized words, I didn't stutter, which was just miraculous. That was the beginning of the gradual dispelling of my stutter. I thought I was handicapped. I couldn't talk at all. I still stutter around some people now.".
91 Memorial Day weekend, 1987: Was arrested after reportedly disturbing the peace and assaulting a police officer who was called to quiet a raucous party at his home. The charges were dropped after Willis agreed to apologize to his neighbors.
92 Wears his watch upside down with the face on the inside of his hand. This is also visible in many movies he has done (Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Mercury Rising (1998), etc.) where they have not requested him to flip this over.
93 Has stated, in 1997, 2001 and 2013, that he will no longer be doing violent action or "save-the-world" movies.
94 Was the first actor to ever "act" in a video game (Apocalypse (1998)). No one before had ever done voice work along with having their likeness and movements digitally added to the game, as well as receiving prominent billing on the game's cover.
95 Has been very vocal in his support of almost every major Republican candidate in recent history except Bob Dole. He felt that presidential candidate Dole was out of line in his attacks on Demi Moore and her role in the movie Striptease (1996).
96 As a young man, his personality was very much like that of the character that he portrayed on Moonlighting (1985). He was always getting into trouble because of this and was bodily ejected from parties by the hosts for being obnoxious.
97 Has appeared on Late Show with David Letterman (1993) to advertise for Demi Moore's Striptease (1996) by doing his own undressing act (1996).
98 He was born on a military base in Germany. His mother, Marlene, was German, and was born in Kassel, Germany. His father, David Willis, was American-born, and had English, and smaller amounts of Dutch, French, Irish and Welsh ancestry.
99 Ranked #22 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list. [October 1997]
100 (June 24, 1998) He and Demi Moore announce they are ending their marriage of 11 years. No reasons given.
101 His recording of "Respect Yourself" reached #5 in January 1987.
102 Was high school student council president.

#Quote
1 I want to do A Good Day to Die Hard (2013), then one final Die Hard movie - Die Hard 6 - before finally hanging that white vest up for good. At the moment, I can run and I can fight on screen. But there will come a time when I no longer want to do that. That's when I'll step away from the Die Hard films.
2 [on A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)] It's a difficult title. A Good Day to Die Hard? It's like, have a sandwich and let's go shopping - then die hard.
3 I'm really pleased to continue to be asked back to do other versions and other incarnations of Die Hard (1988). The first one really is... that's all there is. Everything else is just trying to be as good as that film.
4 [on whether an R-rated 'Die Hard' could be done without producer Joel Silver] Fuck Joel Silver. That is because you do not understand my relationship with Joel S. We are cordial now when we bump into each other, but we have not worked together since The Last Boy Scout (1991).
5 [on the possibility of Michael Bay directing a a Die Hard film, specifically Live Free or Die Hard (2007)] Would have ruined DH4. Few people will work with him now, and I know I will never work with him again.
6 [on The Expendables (2010) sequel] I talked to Sly [Sylvester Stallone] and he's going for all the marbles this time, and he's going to get everybody in this time. Even Stone Cold Steve Austin, who took two bullets in the last film, is coming back. Hopefully, they'll start shooting it while we're young enough to survive!
7 [on Twitter] I just can't live with myself if I started twittering. I just think: "That way lies madness".
8 No, I am not in favor of the war in Iraq, so let me stop you right there. I am not pro-war but what I am is that, I like to support the young men and women who are over there participating in the war.
9 I happen to live in Los Angeles and it is probably one of the most toxic environments on earth. People live here and they know that the air is poisonous. They know that children are affected by the air in Los Angeles. They say that growing up in Los Angeles is the equivalent of smoking a pack and a half of cigarettes throughout your entire childhood. It's horrific when you can actually look at the air and see it.
10 They still haven't caught the guy that killed [John F. Kennedy]. I'll get killed for saying this, but I'm pretty sure those guys are still in power, in some form. The entire government of the United States was co-opted.
11 I don't think my opinion means jack shit, because I'm an actor. Why do actors think their opinions mean more because you act? You just caught a break as an actor. There are hundreds - thousands - of actors who are just as good as I am, and probably better. Have you heard anything useful come out of an actor's mouth lately? Although I liked George Clooney's documentary on Darfur.
12 [1998] Organized religions in general, in my opinion, are dying forms. They were all very important when we didn't know why the sun moved, why weather changed, why hurricanes occurred or volcanoes happened. Modern religion is the end trail of modern mythology. But there are people who interpret the Bible literally. Literally! I choose not to believe that's the way. And that's what makes America cool, you know?
13 Hair loss is God's way of telling me I'm human.
14 The idea of serving my country remained in my mind. Over the past few years from varying sources - Time magazine, books, and television - information began coming to my attention on Foster Care; its history and the current crisis of an antiquated system overburdened with 580,000 children who have no voice. Children need to be protected by interstate technology systems that can track placements, education, medical records and protect these children from predators traveling from state to state. I saw Foster Care as a way for me to serve my country in a system by which shining a little bit of light could benefit a great deal by helping kids who were literally wards of the government.
15 I'm always being accused of being a Hollywood Republican, but I'm not! I have just as many Democratic ideas as Republican ones. If they could build three fewer bombs every month and give the money to foster care, that would be great.
16 If you take guns away from legal gun owners then the only people who would have guns would be the bad guys. Even a pacifist would get violent if someone were trying to kill him or her. You would fight for your life, whatever your beliefs. You'd use a rock or tear one of these chairs out of the floor. Hey, maybe I've been watching too many Bruce Willis movies!
17 I thought about signing up but my friends told me I was too old. I called the White House, called President [George Bush] and asked what I could do. So I got involved with the national foster care program.
18 [on his planned film about the Iraq war] The movie is about these guys who do what they are asked for very little money to defend and fight for what they consider to be freedom.
19 I have zero interest in performing in films to try to convey any kind of message. My job is to be entertaining. There's a very different point of view about messages in films in Europe than there is in the States. Audiences rebel because they feel that they are being preached to.
20 The Iraqi people want to live in a world where they can move from their homes to the market and not have to fear being killed. I mean, doesn't everybody want that?
21 I think what the United States, and everyone who cares about protecting the freedoms that the largest part of the free world now has, should do whatever it takes to end terrorism in the world and not just in the Middle East. I'm talking also about going to Colombia and doing whatever it takes to end the cocaine trade. It's killing this country. It's killing all the countries that coke goes into. I believe that somebody's making money on it in the United States. If they weren't making money on it, they would have stopped it. They could stop it in one day. It's just a plant that they grow, and these guys are growing it like it's corn or tobacco or any other thing. By the time it gets here, it becomes a billion dollar industry. And I think that's a form of terrorism as well.
22 I spoke to the Colombians. It's fine. I get passionate sometimes. I said Colombia because it was the first country to come to mind. The drug problem has as much to do with what's going on in this country. If there wasn't a demand, there wouldn't be a supply.
23 I'm not an action hero anymore, and I think it would be inappropriate for me to compare anything that happens in Hollywood and the entertainment industry to the tragic loss of life on September 11th.
24 [February 2006] Look at what happened to James Frey in the last two weeks. That's a great book and so is the follow-up book. And just because his publisher chose to say that these were memoirs, it took it out of being a work of fiction, a great work of fiction and very well-written to this guy having to go be sucker punched on The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) by one of the most powerful women in television just to grind her own ax about it. Hey Oprah, you had President [Bill Clinton] on your show and if this prick didn't lie about a couple of things I'm going to set myself on fire right now. James Frey is a writer, okay? He can write whatever he wants. It's fiction, and it's just hard, it's just shameful how he was treated in some of these things. It's just shameful and it's just not fair and not right...
25 I'm a Republican only as far as I want a smaller government, I want less government intrusion, I want them to stop pissing on my money and your money, the tax dollars that we give 50 percent of, or 40 percent of, every year, and I want them to be fiscally responsible, and I want these goddamn lobbyists out of Washington. Do that and I'll say I'm a Republican. But other than that, I want the government to take care of people who need help, like the kids in foster care, the half a million kids who are in orphanages right now - they call them foster homes, but they're orphanages. I want them to take care of the elderly and give them free medicine, give them whatever they need. There's tons, billions and billions of dollars that are just being wasted. Okay? I hate government. I'm apolitical. Write that down: I'm not a Republican.
26 I think the rules are going to have to change for me to ever run for public office. My checkered past will always keep me out of politics. If I ever did run I would run on the platform that I did all these bad things, but I no longer do them, and during the four years of being president or whatever office it might be, I would be good and serve my country. I want to serve my country.
27 [on Hudson Hawk (1991)] I always thought it was a little ahead of its time, a little too hip for the room.
28 I am baffled to understand why the things that I saw happening in Iraq, really good things happening in Iraq, are not being reported on.
29 Who I am as a father is far more important to me than the public perception.
30 Fifty is the new forty. I always thought my best work would come in the years forty to sixty, if I was fortunate enough to hang around - and it is hard to stick around.
31 I hate working out. I work out for films solely. I associate working out with films. As soon as they stop, I stop working out.
32 I am a sensitive guy. People think they know the real me, but they don't. And then they write things that make me sound like such a jerk.
33 [on how he stays in shape, interview in People.com, 10 March 2005] Mostly weight resistance training, almost an hour of cardio at least three times a week. I have a gym in my house in Los Angeles and a gym trailer that I can take on the road with me when I'm on location. At my house there's a very long steep driveway. I do wind sprints that kick my 50-year-old ass. It's part of my job. I have come to associate working out as work. Whenever I don't have to do it for films, I kind of slack off.
34 I'm staggered by the question of what it's like to be a multimillionaire. I always have to remind myself that I am.
35 You can't undo the past... but you can certainly not repeat it.
36 I'm much more proud of being a father than being an actor.

#Trademark
1 Gravelly voice
2 Shaven head
3 Sardonic one-liners
4 Often plays men who get caught up in situations far beyond their control
5 Headlines action-adventures, often playing a policeman, hitman or someone in the military
6 Frequently plays likeable wisecracking heroes with a moral centre
7 Frequently plays a man who suffered a tragedy, had lost something or had a crisis of confidence or conscience.

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