Bruce Willis : Biography
Born Walter Bruce Willis, on March 19, 1955, in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany. The Willis family moved from a West German military base to the small town of Carneys Point, New Jersey, when Bruce was two years old. He grew up as the oldest of four children in a blue-collar family (his father, David, was a welder). As a teenager, he worked in a DuPont chemical plant. After graduating from high school, Willis attended Montclair (NJ) State College, where he first became interested in acting. He left college and moved to New York City in 1977, when he landed a bit part in an Off-Broadway play. In New York, he supported himself by working as a bartender in between small roles in stage productions.
He was married to actress Demi Moore (1987–98).
Bruce Willis : Career
He grew up in New Jersey from the age of two, took up acting in the mid-1970s, and got some small parts in film and television. After moving to Los Angeles, he became widely known for his role as David Addison in the television series Moonlighting (1985–9). He made his film debut in Blind Date (1987), and achieved star status following his role in the first of the Die Hard series (1988, 1990, 1995). Later films include Pulp Fiction (1994), Armageddon (1998), The Sixth Sense (1999), Bandits (2001), and Sin City (2005).
Bruce Willis : Films
Solace (2006), 16 Blocks (2006), Die Hard 4.0 (2006), Over the Hedge (2006), Lucky Number Slevin (2005), Alpha Dog (2005), Sin City (2005), Hostage (2005), The Whole Ten Yards (2004), Ocean's Twelve (2004), Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003), Rugrats Go Wild (2003), Tears of the Sun (2003), Grand Champion (2002), Hart's War (2002), Bandits (2001), Unbreakable (2000), Disney's The Kid (2000), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), The Story of Us (1999), The Sixth Sense (1999), Breakfast of Champions (1999), The Siege (1998), Armageddon (1998), Mercury Rising (1998), The Jackal (1997), The Fifth Element (1997), Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996), Last Man Standing (1996), Bruno the Kid: The Animated Movie (1996) , 12 Monkeys (1995), Four Rooms (1995), Die Hard With a Vengeance (1995), Nobody's Fool (1994), Pulp Fiction (1994), Color of Night (1994), North (1994), Striking Distance (1993), National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993), The Player (1992), Death Becomes Her (1992), The Last Boy Scout (1992), Billy Bathgate (1991), Hudson Hawk (1991), Mortal Thoughts (1991), Bonfire of the Vanities (1990), Look Who's Talking Too (1990), Die Hard 2: Die Harder (1990), Look Who's Talking (1989), In Country (1989), That's Adequate (1989), Die Hard (1988), Sunset (1988), The Return of Bruno (1988), Blind Date (1987), Guru kommt, Ein (1985), The Verdict (1982), The First Deadly Sin (1980)