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An American actor and producer. His career began in television in the 1980s and has continued both in television and film since, including comedic, dramatic, and action roles. He is well known for the role of John McClane in the Die Hard series. Willis was born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany, the son of a Kassel-born German, Marlene, who worked in a bank, and David Willis, an American soldier. Willis is the eldest of four children. At the premiere for the film Stakeout, Willis met actress Demi Moore. They married on November 21, 1987 and had three daughters before the couple divorced on October 18, 2000. Since the divorce he has dated models Maria Bravo Rosado and Emily Sandberg; he was engaged to Brooke Burns until they broke up in 2004 after ten months together. He married Emma Heming on March 21, 2009.
March 19, 1955, Idar-Oberstein, Germany
1988 Die HardJohn McClane 1994 Pulp FictionButch Coolidge 1995 Die Hard with a VengeanceJohn McClane 1996 12 MonkeysJames Cole 1997 The Fifth ElementKorben Dallas 1999 The Sixth SenseMalcolm Crowe 2000 UnbreakableDavid Dunn 2007 Live Free or Die HardJohn McClane 2012 LooperOld Joe 2013 G.I. Joe: RetaliationJoe Colton 2014 Sin City: A Dame to Kill ForHartigan 2015 ViceJulian 2017 SplitDavid Dunn (uncredited) 2019 Motherless BrooklynFrank Minna 2019 GlassDavid Dunn / The OverseerLimited to the 15 most popular items