Knowledge Identifier: +Bruce_Willis
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1955.
Countries: United States (68%), United Kingdom (10%), (7%)
Linked to: Republican Party, An Inconvenient Truth, Belvédère, Dick Cheney hunting incident
After being discharged from the military in 1957, Willis's father took his family back to Carneys Point, New Jersey
In 1985 he was the guest actor in the first episode of The Twilight Zone , "Shatterday"
The Return of Bruno - "'The Return of Bruno"' is a 1987 comedic film, originally aired as a one-hour special on HBO and later released on VHS. It is a mockumentary starring Bruce Willis as his fictitious alter ego "Bruno Radolini", a legendary blues singer/musician who influenced, as the story goes, a number of famous musicians who appear in cameo, such as Elton John, Phil Collins, Brian Wilson, Grace Slick, Joan Baez, Jon Bon Jovi, Paul Stanley, The Bee Gees, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, and Ringo Starr appear in the film as themselves, paying tribute to Radolini
Mickey Rourke - In the early 1990s, Rourke was offered and declined the role of Butch Coolidge, which later became Bruce Willis's role in "Pulp Fiction"
Independent film - The 1990s saw the rise and success of independent films not only through the film festival circuit but at the box office as well while established actors, such as Bruce Willis, John_Travolta, and Tim Robbins, found success themselves both in independent films and Hollywood studio films
William Conrad - Late in life with a voice no longer as strong as the one familiar to his fans, Conrad narrated the opening and closing scenes of 1991 Bruce Willis feature film "Hudson Hawk"
Sarah Jessica Parker - Also in 1993, she starred as a police diver opposite Bruce Willis in the film "Striking Distance"
He starred in a leading role in the highly sexualized erotic thriller "Color of Night" , which was very poorly received by critics, but did well in the home video market and became one of the Top 20 most-rented films in the United States in 1995
Karina Lombard - She went on to appear in the 1994 film "Legends of the Fall", followed by "Last Man Standing" in 1996 alongside Bruce Willis
In 1998, Willis participated in "Apocalypse", a PlayStation video game
In 1999, Willis went on to the starring role in M. Night Shyamalan's film, "The Sixth Sense"
Haley Joel Osment - Osment first achieved stardom in 1999, when he appeared in "The Sixth Sense", co-starring Bruce Willis
Tisha Sterling - Sterling made her last onscreen appearance to date in the 1999 film "Breakfast of Champions", opposite Bruce Willis
Donnie Wahlberg - Wahlberg received attention for his role in the 1999 film "The Sixth Sense", playing the patient of Bruce Willis's character in the opening sequence
Cybill Shepherd wrote in her 2000 autobiography, "Cybill Disobedience", that Willis was angry at Director, because the character was written as a "neurotic, petulant actor
Amanda Peet - Peet's first role in a widely-released feature film came in 2000, with the mafia comedy film "The Whole Nine Yards", starring Bruce Willis and Matthew Perry
Elmore Leonard - A 2001 comedy film, "Bandits", was originally meant to be an adaptation of Leonard's novel by that name, to which Bruce Willis owns the film rights; however, the producers brought in writer Harley Peyton to write a new script from scratch that bears little or no resemblance to Leonard's book
Rugrats (film series) - In addition to "The Wild Thornberrys" cast members reprising their roles, this film guest stars Bruce Willis as the voice of Spike, Chrissie Hynde as Siri the clouded leopard, and Ethan Phillips as Toa. This is the first time Nancy Cartwright voiced Chuckie Finster in a film since his original voice actress retired in 2001
In 2002, Willis's youngest daughter, Tallulah, suggested that he purchase Girl Scout cookies to send to troops
In 2003, Willis visited Iraq as part of the USO tour, singing to the troops with his band, The Accelerators
Eamonn Walker - In 2003 he starred in the war film, "Tears of the Sun" as Ellis "Zee" Pettigrew alongside Bruce Willis
Willis was engaged to actress Brooke Burns until they broke up in 2004 after ten months together
Florent Emilio Siri - Following the underground success of his first feature film, Siri's directorial style caught the eye of actor Bruce Willis, who asked Siri to direct his big-budget 2005 action thriller "Hostage"
He left the company to be run solely by Rifkin in 2007 after "Live Free or Die Hard"
Justin Long - In 2007, he co-starred with Bruce Willis as a "white-hat hacker" in "Live Free or Die Hard" and had a role in the film, "The Sasquatch Dumpling Gang"
Maggie Q - In 2007, she appeared as Mai Linh in the Bruce Willis movie "Live Free or Die Hard", the fourth film in the "Die Hard" series, and as Maggie in "Balls of Fury"
Die Hard - In July 2007, Bruce Willis donated the undershirt worn in the film to the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institution
Karen McDougal - In March 2008, McDougal appeared in a topless pictorial and interview in Spanish magazine "Interviu" where she discussed her relationship with Bruce Willis at the time
Randy Couture - He starred alongside 50 Cent and Bruce Willis in the 2011 film, "Setup", as an enforcer named Petey
Kevin Smith - On the January 17, 2011 episode of "WTF with Marc Maron", Kevin Smith discussed his disappointment with working with Bruce Willis
Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Also released in 2012, he played the starring role of a bicycle messenger in the action film "Premium Rush", the younger version of the lead role, shared with Bruce Willis, in the time-travel thriller "Looper", and the supporting role of Robert Todd Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's biopic "Lincoln"
Armageddon (1998 film) - In 2012, an article titled "Could Bruce Willis Save the World-" was published in the "Journal of Physics Special Topics", an undergraduate journal used as a teaching tool at the University of Leicester
Jeff Stelling - He appeared in an advert for Sky Broadband in 2013 which spoofed a previous Sky Broadband advert which starred Bruce Willis
M. Night Shyamalan - Shyamalan announced in January 2014 that he would be working again with Bruce Willis on a film titled "Labor of Love"
Willis supported "Donald Trump" for the United States presidential election, 2016
Death Wish (film) - In March 2016, Paramount and MGM announced that Aharon Keshales & Navot Papushado will direct the remake, with Bruce Willis starring
Death Wish (film series) - In March 2016, Paramount and MGM announces Aharon Keshales & Navot Papushado will direct the remake with Bruce Willis starring
Elisabeth Shue - In 2017 she will be appearing in "Battle of the Sexes" opposite Steve Carell and Emma_Stone; and Eli Roth's remake of "Death Wish" opposite Bruce Willis, playing his wife, played by Hope Lange in the original starring Charles Bronson, where the character was brutally raped and murdered
In 2018, it was announced that Willis would be the next to be roasted by Comedy Central
Kimberly Elise - She next starred in "Death Wish" opposite Bruce Willis, a remake of the 1974 film of the same name