Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis

  • Birthday: 1955-03-19
  • Place of birth: Idar-Oberstein, Germany
  • Also know as: Брюс Уиллис

Biography

Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is a retired American actor. His career began on the off-Broadway stage in the 1970s. He achieved fame with a leading role on the comedy-drama series Moonlighting (1985–1989) and has since appeared in over 70 films, gaining widespread recognition as an action hero after his portrayal of John McClane in the Die Hard franchise (1988–2013) and other subsequent roles. Willis's other credits include The Last Boy Scout (1991), Pulp Fiction (1994), 12 Monkeys (1995), Last Man Standing (1996), The Fifth Element (1997), Armageddon (1998), The Sixth Sense (1999), Hart's War (2002), Tears of the Sun (2003), Hostage (2005), Lucky Number Slevin (2006), Surrogates (2009), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), Rock the Kasbah (2015) and Motherless Brooklyn (2019). As a singer, Willis released his debut album The Return of Bruno in 1987, followed by two more successful albums in 1989 and 2001. He made his Broadway debut in the stage adaptation of Misery in 2015. Willis has received numerous accolades during his career, including a Golden Globe, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and two People's Choice Awards. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006. In March 2022, Willis announced that he was retiring from acting after being diagnosed with aphasia, which affects his ability to communicate.

Filmography

Armageddon

1998

As Harry S. Stamper

Twelve Monkeys

1995

As James Cole

The Fifth Element

1997

As Korben Dallas

Sin City

2005

As Det. John Hartigan

Die Hard

1988

As John McClane

The Sixth Sense

1999

As Malcolm Crowe

Die Hard: With a Vengeance

1995

As John McClane

Die Hard 2

1990

As John McClane

Live Free or Die Hard

2007

As John McClane

Hostage

2005

As Jeff Talley

Color of Night

1994

As Dr. Bill Capa

The Whole Ten Yards

2004

As Jimmy Tudeski

16 Blocks

2006

As Jack Mosley

Hart's War

2002

As Col. William A. McNamara

Bandits

2001

As Joseph Blake

The Kid

2000

As Russell Duritz

The Jackal

1997

As The Jackal

Striking Distance

1993

As Det. Tom Hardy

Cop Out

2010

As Jimmy Monroe

Over the Hedge

2006

As RJ (voice)

Mercury Rising

1998

As Art Jeffries

The Story of Us

1999

As Ben Jordan

Hudson Hawk

1991

As Eddie 'Hudson Hawk' Hawkins

Last Man Standing

1996

As John Smith

Breakfast of Champions

1999

As Dwayne Hoover

The Last Boy Scout

1991

As Joe Hallenbeck

In Country

1989

As Emmett Smith

Tears of the Sun

2003

As Lieutenant A.K. Waters

Unbreakable

2000

As David Dunn

Sunset

1988

As Tom Mix

RED

2010

As Frank Moses

A Good Day to Die Hard

2013

As John McClane

Surrogates

2009

As Tom Greer

Catch.44

2011

As Mel

Hammy's Boomerang Adventure

2006

As RJ (voice)

Moonrise Kingdom

2012

As Captain Sharp

RED 2

2013

As Frank Moses

The Return of Bruno

1987

As Bruno Radolini

True West

2002

As Lee

The Prince

2014

As Omar

Extraction

2015

As Leonard Turner

Precious Cargo

2016

As Eddie

Marauders

2016

As Hubert

First Kill

2017

As Howell

Death Wish

2018

As Paul Kersey

The Hip Hop Project

2006

As Himself

Acts of Violence

2018

As Detective James Avery

10 Minutes Gone

2019

As Rex

Trauma Center

2019

As Det. Wakes

Cosmic Sin

2021

As James Ford

Breach

2020

As Clay Young

Hard Kill

2020

As Chalmers

Corrective Measures

2022

As Julius “The Lobe” Loeb

Detective Knight: Rogue

2022

As Det. James Knight

Detective Knight: Redemption

2022

As James Knight

Detective Knight: Independence

2023

As Detective James Knight

Blind Date

1987

As Walter Davis

The Whole Nine Yards

2000

As Jimmy 'Tulipán' Tudeski

Beavis and Butt-Head Do America

1996

As Muddy (voice)

Nobody's Fool

1994

As Carl Roebuck

Perfect Stranger

2007

As Harrison Hill

Alpha Dog

2006

As Sonny Truelove

Death Becomes Her

1992

As Dr. Ernest Menville

The Bonfire of the Vanities

1990

As Peter Fallow

G.I. Joe: Retaliation

2013

As Joe Colton

Lay the Favorite

2012

As Dink Heimowitz

The Cold Light of Day

2012

As Martin

Looper

2012

As Old Joe

Fire with Fire

2012

As Mike Cella

Air Strike

2018

As Jack

I'm Still Here

2010

As Himself

Glass

2019

As David Dunn / The Overseer

Motherless Brooklyn

2019

As Frank Minna

Reprisal

2018

As James

Survive the Night

2020

As Frank

Midnight in the Switchgrass

2021

As Agent Karl Helter

Deadlock

2021

As Ron Whitlock

Apex

2021

As Thomas Malone

American Siege

2022

As Ben Watts

Out of Death

2021

As Jack Harris

Fortress

2021

As Robert

Paradise City

2022

As Ian Swan

White Elephant

2022

As Arnold Soloman

A Day to Die

2022

As Alston

Fortress: Sniper's Eye

2022

As Robert

Gasoline Alley

2022

As Detective Freeman

Wrong Place

2022

As Frank

Wire Room

2022

As Shane Mueller

Mortal Thoughts

1991

As James Urbanski

What Just Happened

2008

As Himself

Look Who's Talking Too

1990

As Mikey (voice)

Look Who's Talking

1989

As Mikey (voice)

The Siege

1998

As Major-General William Devereaux

Assassination of a High School President

2008

As Principal Kirkpatrick

Setup

2011

As Biggs

Rock the Kasbah

2015

As Bombay Brian

Survive the Game

2021

As David

Pulp Fiction

1994

As Butch Coolidge

Billy Bathgate

1991

As Bo Weinberg

Vice

2015

As Julian

The Black Mamba

2011

As Mister Suave

Lucky Number Slevin

2006

As Mr. Goodkat

North

1994

As Narrator

Ein Guru kommt

1980

As Extra (uncredited)

Barbra Streisand: One Voice

1986

As Self - Audience Member (uncredited)

Vendetta

2022

As Donnie Fetter

Grand Champion

2004

As Mr. Blandford

Planet Terror

2007

As Lieutenant Muldoon

The Expendables 2

2012

As Church

His Way

2011

As Self

Nancy Drew

2007

As Bruce (uncredited)

My Date with Drew

2005

As Himself (archive footage)

The First Deadly Sin

1980

As Man Entering Diner as Delaney Leaves (uncredited)

Altman

2014

As Self

Rugrats Go Wild

2003

As Spike (voice)

Fast Food Nation

2006

As Harry Rydell

John Travolta, le miraculé d'Hollywood

2017

As Self - Actor (archive footage)

Four Rooms

1995

As Leo (uncredited)

Grindhouse

2007

As Muldoon (segment "Planet Terror")

That's Adequate

1989

As Himself

Between Two Ferns: The Movie

2019

As Bruce Willis

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

2019

As Bruce Willis (voice)

National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1

1993

As John McClane (uncredited)

QT8: The First Eight

2019

As Self (archive footage)

Killers Kill, Dead Men Die

2007

As The Gumshoe

Split

2016

As David Dunn (uncredited)

Prince of the City

1981

As Extra (uncredited)

The Verdict

1982

As Courtroom Observer (uncredited)

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

2003

As William Rose Bailey (uncredited)

The Expendables

2010

As Mr. Church (uncredited)

The Astronaut Farmer

2006

As Doug Masterson (uncredited)

Ocean's Twelve

2004

As Bruce Willis (uncredited)

The Player

1992

As Bruce Willis

Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy

2010

As Self (archive footage)

Production

Hostage

2005

As Producer

The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course

2002

As Executive Producer

The Return of Bruno

1987

As Producer

True West

2002

As Executive Producer

The Return of Bruno

1987

As Music

The Return of Bruno

1987

As Writer

Hudson Hawk

1991

As Story

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