Bruce Willis is an American producer, actor and musician. As of 2012, Willis is the ninth highest grossing actor in Hollywood. He was born in the Rhineland of Germany on March 19, 1955 to a German mother and an American father who was then serving as a soldier in the U.S. army....Read more Willis grew up in New Jersey, and comes from a self-proclaimed "long line of blue collar people." He suffered from a bad stutter as a youngster, and his classmates called him Buck-Buck. Fortunately for Willis and the world of entertainment at large, he discovered that when he was performing in front of large crowds, the stutter completely vanished. Willis began acting in stage productions in high school. After working a string of odd jobs, Willis honed in on acting, and eventually made his debut in television. He scored a coveted role in the detective show "Moonlighting" (1985-1989) opposite Cybill Shepherd, for which he won a Golden Globe. Willis is a dynamic, versatile actor with films spanning across genres: comedy, drama, horror, action and indie drama. He's best known for playing John McClane in the "Die Hard" franchise, which shot him up to superstardom with its 1988 first installment. Willis has also turned in memorable performances in classics like "Pulp Fiction" (1994), "The Fifth Element" (1997), "Armageddon" (1988), "The Sixth Sense" (1999), "Looper" (2012) and "Moonrise Kingdom" (2012). Willis has won Primetime Emmies, one for his lead role in "Moonlighting" in 1987, and the second for a guest role in "Friends" in 2000. Willis was married to actress Demi Moore from 1987 to 2000. They have three kids. He has another daughter with current wife, model Emma Heming.