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Bruce Willis

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Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is a retired American actor. He achieved fame with a leading role on the comedy-drama series Moonlighting (1985–1989) and appeared in over a hundred films, gaining recognition as an action hero after his portrayal of John McClane in the Die Hard franchise (1988–2013) and other roles.Willis's other credits include The Last Boy Scout (1991), Death Becomes Her (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), 12 Monkeys (1995), The Fifth Element (1997), Armageddon (1998), The Sixth Sense (1999), Unbreakable (2000), Sin City (2005), Red (2010), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), Looper (2012) and Red 2 (2013). In the later years of his career, Willis starred in many low-budget direct-to-video films, which were poorly received. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bruce Willis has received more than 31,042,458 page views. His biography is available in 102 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 101 in 2019). Bruce Willis is the 66th most popular actor, the 132nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 123rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular German Actor.

Bruce Willis is most famous for his role as John McClane in the "Die Hard" series.

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  • 31M

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  • 73.59

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 102

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Bruce Willis ranks 66 out of 9,996Before him are Brad Pitt, Rowan Atkinson, Clark Gable, Sharon Tate, Kirk Douglas, and Vin Diesel. After him are Cary Grant, Jon Voight, Steven Seagal, Christopher Lee, John Wayne, and Judy Garland.

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Among people born in 1955, Bruce Willis ranks 4Before him are Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and Rowan Atkinson. After him are Nicolas Sarkozy, Jair Bolsonaro, Michel Platini, Alain Prost, Tim Berners-Lee, Kevin Costner, Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Bruce Willis ranks 132 out of 6,142Before him are Michael Schumacher (1969), Rudolf Höss (1901), Queen Silvia of Sweden (1943), Leopold I of Belgium (1790), Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767), and Novalis (1772). After him are Agrippina the Younger (15), Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472), Leni Riefenstahl (1902), Carl Wilhelm Scheele (1742), Friedrich Fröbel (1782), and Ambrose (340).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Bruce Willis ranks 2Before him are Marlene Dietrich (1901). After him are Simone Signoret (1921), Jürgen Prochnow (1941), Curd Jürgens (1915), Hardy Krüger (1928), Magda Schneider (1909), Gert Fröbe (1913), Horst Buchholz (1933), Emmy Göring (1893), Udo Kier (1944), and Karlheinz Böhm (1928).

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