BRUCE WILLIS (General William Devereaux) has had
a career of incredible versatility, portraying such diverse characterizations
as a heroic taxi driver in Luc Besson's sci-fi epic "The
Fifth Element," the reluctant tormented time traveler in
"Twelve Monkeys," the prize fighter in Quentin Tarantino's
"Pulp Fiction," the philandering contractor in Robert
Benton's "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 Stage College's prestigious theater
program, the New Jersey native perfected his craft on stage in
several Off-Broadway productions and numerous television commercials
before landing the leading role in Sam Shepard's stage drama,
"Fool for Love."
Willis then eamed international stardom and several acting awards,
including Emmy and Golden Globe honors, for his starring role
as private eye 'David Addison' in the hit television series, "Moonlighting."
At the same time, he made his film debut in Blake Edwards' romantic
comedy "Blind Date" and reunited with Edwards on the
nostalgic mystery, "Sunset."
In 1988, Willis starred in the blockbuster film "Die Hard,"
and later reprised his character in "Die Hard 2" and
"Die Hard With a Vengeance." His other films include
"Hudson Hawk," "The Last Boy Scout," "Mortal
Thoughts," "Death Becomes Her," "Striking
Distance," "The Player" and "Last Man Standing."
Willis also was the voice of the wise-cracking baby in the hit
comedies "Look Who's Talking" and "Look Who's Talking
Most recently, Willis starred in "Armageddon," "Mercury
Rising" and "The Jackal." He also made a well-received
cameo appearance on the 1997 season finale of the hit television
series "Mad About You."
In addition, Willis has his own Los Angeles-based production company,
Flying Heart, which recently produced the forthcoming release
"Breakfast of Champions," based on the novel by Kurt
Vonnegut. Willis also stars in the film, directed by Alan Rudolph.
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