American actor Bruce Willis turns 67

Walter Bruce Willis began his career in the television industry during the 1980s.

Walter Bruce Willis began his career in the television industry during the 1980s.

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Bruce Willis He was born on March 19, 1955 in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany, but when he was only two years old, the whole family moved to the United States, where his father was from.

Willis attended high school in New Jersey, where he found his love of acting, participating in school productions and being a member of the drama club. He enrolled in the theater program at Montclair State University.

In 1984, Willis appeared in an episode of 鈥淢iami Vice鈥 and then spent the next five years starring in the sitcom 鈥淢oonlighting.鈥. Over the next several years, the acting world really started to respect him as they saw that he had a variety of acting skills and was quite talented in his roles.

The middle and end of the 1980s also brought him great success in terms of movies, as achieved wide acclaim in Blind Date, Sunset and Diehard. Bruce Willis became a household name at the time and ever since, He has starred in a large number of films in a wide variety of genres.

Some of his notable appearances include his roles in: Color of the Night, The Fifth Element, Breakfast of Champions, Armageddon, Friends, The Whole Nine Yards, Ocean鈥檚 Eleven, Ocean鈥檚 Twelve, Sin City, The Late Show with David Letterman , Live Free or Die Hard and Perfect Stranger.

The movies in which he has appeared Willis have managed to add 7.5 billion dollars at the box office around the worldwhich is why he is considered one of the most profitable actors in a stellar or secondary role.

He has received several nominations and awards for his work, including two Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe and four Saturns. In turn, he has had a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame since 2006.

He was married to Demi Moore for almost 13 years and they had three daughters: Rumer, Scout LaRue, and Tallulah Belle.

In 2009, Willis married Emma Heming on March 21.

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