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Bruce Willis Trivia
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- Famous as : Actor
- Birth Name : Walter Bruce Willis
- Birth Date : March 19, 1955
- Birth Place : Idar-Oberstein, West Germany
- Spouse : Demi Moore (21-Nov-87 - 18-Oct-00), Emma Heming (model, since 27-Mar-09)
- Claim to Fame : As David Addison Jr. in TV series "Moonlighting" (1985-1989)
- Chosen 5th on Forbes' list of Hollywood's Best Paid Actors, raking in an estimated $41 million between June 1, 2007 through June 1, 2008.
- Was honored on Oct 16, 2006 with star No. 2,321 along the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- Did his own stripping in 1996 at "Late Night Show with David Letterman" (1993) in order to promote Demi Moore's "Striptease" (1996).
- Met a producer when he was tending a bar in Cafe Central, NY. He became a bartender after showing lack of skill in being a waiter.
- Was a talented wrestler in his high school days, but suffered a serious sprain that needed a surgery and left a scar on his right shoulder.
- Is admired by pop singer Nick Lachey.
- 7 of his films had numbers in them: "The First Deadly Sin" (1980), "Twelve Monkeys" (1995), "Four Rooms" (1995), "The Fifth Element" (1997), "The Sixth Sense" (1999), "The Whole Nine Yards" (2000), and "The Whole Ten Yards" (2004).
- Was made an officer by France's Order of Arts and Letters in April 2005 to represent the force of American cinema and the power of emotions throughout the world.
- Was the only star to come in Julia Robert's wedding to photographer, Daniel Moder.
- Worked twice each with 8 directors: Blake Edwards, Amy Heckerling, Rob Reiner, Robert Benton, John McTiernan, Alan Rudolph, M. Night Shyamalan and Quentin Tarantino.
- Was invited to Demi Moore's and Ashton Kutcher's wedding.
- Was chosen as the special ambassador in his birth town Idar-Oberstein since his 50th birthday.
- Was the first star to act in a video game by he lending his voice and body movement for Trey Kincaide in action game "Apocalypse".
- Replaced David Letterman at the last minute as the host of "Late Night Show with David Letterman" on February 26, 2003 where he supposed to be the guest.
- Claimed that he suffered from extreme mental, physical and emotional pain after filming "Tears of the Sun" (2003) and sued Revolution Studios for the damage done.
- Secured third place in the 2003 Star TV's "Top 10 Box Office Stars of the 1990s".
- Was titled "Man of the Year" by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals in 2002.
- Turned down the role as Terry Benedict in "Ocean's Eleven" (2001) and later Warner Bros recruited Andy Garcia for the role.
- His younger brother, Robert died in 2001 at the age of 42 due to pancreatic cancer.
- Recommended Michael Clarke Duncan to fill in the part of John Coffey in "The Green Mile" (1999).
- Appeared in series six of sitcom "Friends" (1994-2004) as Rachel Green's short-term boyfriend.
- Crowned #22 as "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" by Empire (UK) magazine in 1997.
- Is an avid supporter of United States Republican Party and supported most of Republican candidates except for Bob Dole who opposed Demi Moore's enrollment in "Striptease" (1996).
- Wears his wrist watch inside out and the habit can be seen in his movies "Die Hard: With a Vengeance" (1995) and "Mercury Rising" (1998).
- Owns The Mint bar, the Liberty Theater and Hailey Drug Store in Hailey, Idaho, but the latter has gone idle since the early 1990s.
- Was paid $5 million for "Die Hard" (1988) and it set up the standard salary for actors.
- Brought a warm and humorous trait to the cold and dull character John McClane in "Die Hard" (1988).
- Provided the impromptu of John McClane's short jokes in "Die Hard" movies.
- Suggested personally to use Bonnie Bedelia as his on-screen wife in "Die Hard" (1988).
- Often thrown out of parties when he was young by being intolerable, very much similar to his character in "Moonlighting" (1985).
- His album "The Return of Bruno" (1987) became a surprise seller after the single "Respect Yourself" hit # 5 in early 1987.
- Wears four earrings in his left ear sometimes.
- Selected as student council president when he was in Penns Grove High School, New Jersey.