Walter Bruce Willisor for us moviegoers just the last two names, was born in Germany, on March 19, 1955. That week, The 67-year-old actor’s family announced that he will retire due to a diagnosis of Aphasia, a language disorder that occurs after brain damage usually caused by a stroke.
The artist was born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany as a result of the relationship of an American soldier and a young German waitress. With the difficulty of the post-war period, his father took the family to the US, more precisely to Penns Grove, located in the State of New Jersey.
during childhood Bruce Willis He was always highly praised at school, being very popular with his peers. But he had a little problem, he was a stutterer! Even though this was very embarrassing, it didn’t make him any less liked among his friends.
Once, he staged the play “A Midsummer Night’s Dream“, de Shakespeare, and as soon as he stepped onto the stage his stutter was gone! So, Willis started performing at the theater and his high school activities were marked by things like: the drama club and student council president. Young Bruce was on stage and with that he lost his stutter, between one play and another.
As a teenager, around 17 years old, he decides to try to make a living by going to New York. There he had many jobs, such as: security of a nuclear power plant and private investigator. Bruce saved money and invested in theater courses waiting for his big one to arrive. By 1984, the hit track was starting to appear, Bruce Willis auditioned for the seriesThe Cat and the Mouse” and competed with 3,000 other actors for the leading role, alongside the actress Cybill Shepherd. With the chance clutched in his hands, he made a fearful success in five seasons of this series. Her passport to the world of cinema came after a break in the recording of this series (the actress Cybill Shepherd became pregnant) when the invitation to be John McClane came up, in the worldwide success “Hard to Kill“. After the great explosion at the box office worldwide, Bruce Willis never abandoned the seventh art. Mixing good and questionable works, he returned to show all his scenic skills in the thriller of M. Night Shyamalan“Or Sixth Sense“, one of the best performances of his career. Below we will analyze the five best works of this charismatic actor, who has many films under his belt.
You 5 Best Bruce Willis Films
5+“The Story of Us” (The Story of Us, 1999) by Rob Reiner
A very moving film that basically talks about the troubled daily life of two hearts that have been in love for a long time. In this feature, Bruce Willis has the partnership of Michelle Pfeiffer and together they complete each other on the scene. Most of the audience comes to tears at the end of this tape. Great movie, great acting.
4+“Hard to Kill” (Die Hard, 1988) by John McTiernan
Who would Bruce Willis be without John McClane? The reciprocal is also true. Bruce was the right person to bring this extremely vulnerable hero to life and who tries to save everyone from the bad guys. John McClane is already a movie legend, broke box office records around the world and put Bruce Willis in the status of a great actor.
3+“The Twelve Monkeys” (Twelve Monkeys, 1995) by Terry Gilliam
A brilliantly directed film by Terry Gilliam. In the story Bruce Willis comes from the future, more precisely in 2035, to try to change the facts that occurred in the 90’s: a fatal virus was released leading to the extermination of a large part of the world’s population. A very good film with great performances by Bruce Willis, Brad Pitt, David Morse and Madeleine Stowe.
2+“O Sexto Sentido” (The Sixth Sense, 1999) de M. Night Shyamalan
“I see dead people”! This phrase was marked once and for all in the history of cinema. Indian M. Night Shyamalan directs a surprising feature that holds the viewer’s attention until the last minute of the story.
In the plot, a psychologist has a mission to help a boy who sees dead people. The end of the film was so successful that at the time there was a big campaign so that no one would hand over the end of the tape and spoil the surprise of others. Awesome thriller movie!
1+“Pulp Fiction” – Pulp Fiction (1994) by Quentin Tarantino
One of the best films on many lists around the world, it marked the arrival of the genius Quentin Tarantino to the cinema once and for all. Along with many Hollywood stars, Bruce Willis helps tell this story with wonderful dialogue that is in the minds of moviegoers to this day.