Bruce Willis



Place of birth:

Idar-Oberstein, Germany:


An American actor and producer. His career began in television in the 1980s and has continued both in television and film since, including comedic, dramatic, and action roles. He is well known for the role of John McClane in the Die Hard series. Willis was born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany, the son of a Kassel-born German, Marlene, who worked in a bank, and David Willis, an American soldier. Willis is the eldest of four children. At the premiere for the film Stakeout, Willis met actress Demi Moore. They married on November 21, 1987 and had three daughters before the couple divorced on October 18, 2000. Since the divorce he has dated models Maria Bravo Rosado and Emily Sandberg; he was engaged to Brooke Burns until they broke up in 2004 after ten months together. He married Emma Heming on March 21, 2009.

Film Credits

A Day to Die (2022)
as Alston
Fortress (2021)
as Robert
Deadlock (2021)
as Ron Whitlock
Apex (2021)
as Thomas Malone
Survive the Game (2021)
as David
Midnight in the Switchgrass (2021)
as Agent Karl Helter
Out of Death (2021)
as Jack Harris
Cosmic Sin (2021)
as James Ford
Breach (2020)
as Clay Young
Hard Kill (2020)
as Chalmers
Bruce Willis, l'indestructible (2020)
Survive the Night (2020)
as Frank
Trauma Center (2019)
as Det. Wakes
Motherless Brooklyn (2019)
as Frank Minna
QT8: The First Eight (2019)
as Self (archive footage)
10 Minutes Gone (2019)
as Rex
Between Two Ferns: The Movie (2019)
as Bruce Willis
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)
as Himself (voice)
Glass (2019)
as David Dunn / The Overseer
Bumping Mics with Jeff Ross & Dave Attell (2018)
as Himself
Air Strike (2018)
as Jack
Reprisal (2018)
as James
Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis (2018)
as Himself
Death Wish (2018)
as Paul Kersey
Acts of Violence (2018)
as Detective James Avery
First Kill (2017)
as Howell
Once Upon a Time in Venice (2017)
as Steve
John Travolta, le miraculé d'Hollywood (2017)
as Self - Actor (archive footage)
Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 (2016)
as Himself
Split (2016)
as David Dunn (uncredited)
Precious Cargo (2016)
as Eddie
Marauders (2016)
as Hubert
Extraction (2015)
as Leonard Turner
Rock the Kasbah (2015)
as Bombay Brian
Vice (2015)
as Julian
The Prince (2014)
as Omar
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
as Hartigan
Altman (2014)
as Himself
RED 2 (2013)
as Frank Moses
G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
as Joe Colton
Bruce Willis - Warum die Legende niemals stirbt (2013)
as Himself
A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
as John McClane
Moonrise Kingdom: Welcome to the Island of New Penzance (2012)
as Himself
B.B. King: The Life of Riley (2012)
as Self
Looper (2012)
as Old Joe
Fire with Fire (2012)
as Mike Cella
The Expendables 2 (2012)
as Church
Lay the Favorite (2012)
as Dink Heimowitz
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
as Captain Sharp
The Cold Light of Day (2012)
as Martin
Catch.44 (2011)
as Mel
Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts (2011)
as Self
Setup (2011)
as Biggs
The Black Mamba (2011)
as Mister Suave
His Way (2011)
as Himself
RED (2010)
as Frank Moses
I'm Still Here (2010)
as Himself
The Expendables (2010)
as Mr. Church (uncredited)
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010)
as (archival footage)
Cop Out (2010)
as Jimmy Monroe
Surrogates (2009)
as Tom Greer
What Just Happened (2008)
as Himself
Shine a Light (2008)
Assassination of a High School President (2008)
as Principal Kirkpatrick
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
as John McClane
Nancy Drew (2007)
as Bruce (uncredited)
Perfect Stranger (2007)
as Harrison Hill
Planet Terror (2007)
as Lieutenant Muldoon
Grindhouse (2007)
as Muldoon (segment "Planet Terror")
Killers Kill, Dead Men Die (2007)
as The Gumshoe
Tony Bennett: An American Classic (2006)
as Himself
Fast Food Nation (2006)
as Harry Rydell
Hammy's Boomerang Adventure (2006)
as RJ (voice)
The Astronaut Farmer (2006)
as Doug Masterson (uncredited)
Over the Hedge (2006)
as RJ (voice)
The Hip Hop Project (2006)
as Himself
16 Blocks (2006)
as Jack Mosley
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
as Mr. Goodkat
Alpha Dog (2006)
as Sonny Truelove
Sin City (2005)
as Det. John Hartigan
Hostage (2005)
as Jeff Talley
Ocean's Twelve (2004)
as Bruce Willis (uncredited)
Genius. A Night for Ray Charles (2004)
as Self
Grand Champion (2004)
as Mr. Blandford
The Whole Ten Yards (2004)
as Jimmy Tudeski
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
as William Rose Bailey (uncredited)
Rugrats Go Wild (2003)
as Spike (voice)
Tears of the Sun (2003)
as Lieutenant A.K. Waters
Pulp Fiction: The Facts (2002)
as Self (archive footage)
The Art of Action: Martial Arts in the Movies (2002)
as Himself - Interviewee
True West (2002)
as Lee
Hart's War (2002)
as Col. William A. McNamara
Bandits (2001)
as Joseph Blake
The Making of 'Unbreakable' (2001)
as Himself
Unbreakable (2000)
as David Dunn
The Kid (2000)
as Russell Duritz
The Sixth Sense: The Actors (2000)
as Self
The Whole Nine Yards (2000)
as Jimmy 'Tulipán' Tudeski
The Story of Us (1999)
as Ben Jordan
The Sixth Sense (1999)
as Malcolm Crowe
Breakfast of Champions (1999)
as Dwayne Hoover
The Siege (1998)
as Major-General William Devereaux
成龍的傳奇 (1998)
as Himself (archive footage)
Armageddon (1998)
as Harry S. Stamper
Mercury Rising (1998)
as Art Jeffries
The Jackal (1997)
as The Jackal
The Fifth Element (1997)
as Korben Dallas
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
as Muddy Grimes (voice)
The Hamster Factor and Other Tales of Twelve Monkeys (1996)
as Himself
Last Man Standing (1996)
as John Smith
Twelve Monkeys (1995)
as James Cole
Four Rooms (1995)
as Leo (uncredited)
Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995)
as John McClane
Nobody's Fool (1994)
as Carl Roebuck
Pulp Fiction (1994)
as Butch Coolidge
Color of Night (1994)
as Dr. Bill Capa
North (1994)
as Narrator
Striking Distance (1993)
as Det. Tom Hardy
National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
as John McClane (uncredited)
Death Becomes Her (1992)
as Dr. Ernest Menville
The Player (1992)
as Bruce Willis
The Last Boy Scout (1991)
as Joe Hallenbeck
Billy Bathgate (1991)
as Bo Weinberg
Hudson Hawk (1991)
as Eddie 'Hudson Hawk' Hawkins
Mortal Thoughts (1991)
as James Urbanski
The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
as Peter Fallow
Look Who's Talking Too (1990)
as Mikey (voice)
Die Hard 2 (1990)
as John McClane
Look Who's Talking (1989)
as Mikey (voice)
Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary (1989)
as Himself
In Country (1989)
as Emmett Smith
That's Adequate (1989)
as Himself
Die Hard (1988)
as John McClane
Sunset (1988)
as Tom Mix
Blind Date (1987)
as Walter Davis
The Return of Bruno (1987)
as Bruno Radolini
The Pointer Sisters: Up All Nite (1987)
as Himself
Barbra Streisand: One Voice (1986)
as Audience
The Verdict (1982)
as Courtroom Observer (uncredited)
Prince of the City (1981)
as Extra (uncredited)
Ein Guru kommt (1980)
as Extra (uncredited)
The First Deadly Sin (1980)
as Man Entering Diner as Delaney Leaves (uncredited)
Cornerman ()
as Cus D'Amato
JAPANARAMA! Psycho TV From Japan Vol. 2 ()
Run of the Hitman ()
as Colonel Walker
American Siege ()
White Elephant ()
as Arnold
Paradise City ()
as Ryan Swan
Vendetta ()
as Donnie Fetter
Corrective Measures ()
as Julius “The Lobe” Loeb
Fortress 2 ()
as Robert

Production Credits

Hostage (2005)
The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course (2002)
Executive Producer
True West (2002)
Executive Producer
The Return of Bruno (1987)
The Return of Bruno (1987)
The Return of Bruno (1987)