Bruce Willis

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Walter Bruce Willis
  • Birth Place: Idar-Oberstein, West Germany
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/19/1955, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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Bruce Willis Fast Facts:
  • Was born on an American military base in West Germany in 1955 and lived there for two years before his family moved to New Jersey.
  • Suffered from a stutter when he was younger, but he soon realized that it went away whenever he was in front of a large crowd of people, which led him to try acting.
  • Some of his jobs before acting: security guard at a nuclear-power plant, waiter and bartender in New York City, where he was discovered.
  • Began his entertainment career as a harmonica player in the band Loose Goose. Still involved in music, he occasionally tours with his band Bruce Willis & the Accelerators and founded the blues label Uptop Music in hopes of signing unknown talent.
  • Beat out more than 3000 actors for his breakthrough role in the series Moonlighting.
  • Scored a Top 10 hit with "Respect Yourself" off his debut album The Return of Bruno---Bruno is his nickname---in 1987. Released a follow-up album in 1989 titled If It Don't Kill You, It Just Makes You Stronger.
  • Bruce Willis Relationships:
  • Marlene Willis - Mother
  • Rumer Willis - Daughter
  • David Willis - Father
  • Tallulah Belle Willis - Daughter
  • Mabel Ray Willis - Daughter
  • Scout LaRue Willis - Daughter
  • Demi Moore - Ex-wife
  • Robert Willis - Brother
  • Florence Willis - Sister
  • David Willis Jr. - Brother
  • Evelyn Penn Willis - Daughter
  • Brooke Burns - Ex-fiancée
  • Emma Heming - Wife
  • Bruce Willis Awards:
  • 1987 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Winner
  • 2000 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 1990 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 1986 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1986 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1987 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1988 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1986 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Program - Winner
  • 2000 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Motion Picture Star in a Drama - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended Montclair State College, Montclair, New Jersey, United States

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