Bruce Willis‘ BiographyWalter Bruce Willis is a worldwide adorable American movie star, producer, and musician. He became known for his role of John McClane in action film series «Die Hard» as well as for featuring in miscellaneous iconic movies of the 90s including «Death Becomes Her» (1992), «Pulp Fiction» (1994), «12 Monkeys» (1995), «The Fifth Element» (1997), «Armageddon» (1998), «Sin City» (2005) and «Looper» (2012), etc. All in all, Bruce starred in more than 100 motion pictures, often taking prime roles, and eventually skyrocketed to Hollywood’s highest-paid actors of all time.
Early yearsWalter Bruce Willis was born on March 19, 1955, in the town of Idar-Oberstein, West Germany. His mother, Marlene, was German, born in Kassel. His father, David Willis, was an American soldier assigned to the regiment located in FRG. In 1957 he finished his military service and moved his family to the homeland, state New Jersey. Willis is the oldest of four children with a sister named Florence and David. His brother Robert died of pancreatic cancer in 2001.
Acting careerA decisive breakthrough occurred in 1984 when Bruce was auditioning for the role in TV series «Moonlight». A channel’s owner wanted to dismiss him first, because of his clumsy outlook – punk haircut, military sleeve, and a ring in the ear. In a nutshell, all that does not correspond to the mysterious nature of a private-eye. Nevertheless, Glenn Gordon Caron, a film director, noticed Bruce’s rebelling guts and poached him onto a new set co-playing with an affirmed actress Cybill Shepherd.
Music CareerWillis’ essential alter ego was a musician. His debut album «The Return of Bruno» was recorded and released in 1987. It consisted of 10 backtracks stylized as blues and soul, however, Bruce performed his vocal permanently as a frontman. The album peaked at 14th place in the National top list «Billboard 200», whereas the hit-song «Respect Yourself» skyrocketed the charts at the 5th place of US Billboard Hot 100 and the soft-midnight charming single «Under the Boardwalk» reached the second position in the British National charts.
In 2018 a new thriller «Death Wish» directed by Eli Roth and based on 1974 Michael Winner’s movie of same name outcomes to the screens. In the same year, the new thriller Death Wish directed by Eli Roth based on the 1974 film of the same name by Michael Winner was released.