BRUCE WILLIS (FBI Agent Art Jeffries) has demonstrated
incredible versatility in a career that includes such diverse
characterizations as the ruthless assassin in The Jackal,
the heroic taxi driver in Luc Besson's sci-fi epic The Fifth
Element, the prizefighter in Quentin Tarantino's Oscar®-winning
Pulp Fiction, the philandering contractor in Robert Benton's
acclaimed Nobody's Fool, the traumatized Vietnam vet in
Norman Jewison's In Country and his signature role, detective
John McClane, in the Die Hard trilogy.
Following studies at Montclair State College's prestigious theater
program, the New Jersey native perfected his craft on-stage in
several off-Broadway plays and countless commercials before landing
the leading role in Sam Shepard's stage drama, Fool for Love.
Willis earned international stardom and several acting awards,
including the Emmy and Golden Globe honors, for his starring role
as private eye David Addison in the hit TV series, "Moonlighting".
At the same time, he debuted on the motion picture screen in Blake
Edwards' romantic comedy, Blind Date, and reunited with
Edwards on his nostalgic mystery, Sunset.
In 1988, the actor created the role of John McClane in the blockbuster
film, Die Hard, reprising the character in Die Hard
2: Die Harder and Die Hard With A Vengeance. His wide
array of film roles also includes Bonfire of the Vanities,
Billy Bathgate, Hudson Hawk, The Last Boy Scout, Mortal Thoughts,
Death Becomes Her, Striking Distance, North, The Player, the
voice of the wise-cracking baby in Look Who's Talking and
its sequel Look Who's Talking Too, and the anthology drama
He has recently completed filming the starring role in the action-adventure
Armageddon, as well as a role in Marshall Law. He
is presently in production on Breakfast of Champions, based
on the novel by Kurt Vonnegut.
An accomplished musician as well, Willis recorded the 1986 Motown
album, Bruce Willis: The Return of Bruno, which went platinum
and contained the #5 Billboard hit, "Respect Yourself."
Three years later, he released a second album, If It Don't Kill
You, It Just Makes You Stronger. He is also one of the partners
in the popular Planet Hollywood restaurant chain.
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