Bruce Willis

1955 - Today

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Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is an American actor. Born in Germany to a German mother and American father, Willis moved to the U.S. with his family when he was two years old. His career began on the off-Broadway stage in the 1970s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bruce Willis has received more than 20,468,266 page views. His biography is available in 101 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 96 in 2019). Bruce Willis is the 66th most popular actor (up from 69th in 2019), the 123rd most popular biography from Germany (up from 143rd 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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  • 20M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 80.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 101

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.82

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Bruce Willis ranks 66 out of 10,030Before him are Steven Seagal, Steve McQueen, Robert Redford, Henry Fonda, Grace Kelly, and Olivia de Havilland. After him are Nicolas Cage, Jon Voight, Will Smith, Brad Pitt, Gina Lollobrigida, and Catherine Deneuve.

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Among people born in 1955, Bruce Willis ranks 3Before him are Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. After him are Rowan Atkinson, Jair Bolsonaro, Nicolas Sarkozy, Michel Platini, Tim Berners-Lee, Kevin Costner, Alain Prost, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, and Whoopi Goldberg.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Bruce Willis ranks 123 out of 5,289Before him are Novalis (1772), Willy Brandt (1913), Ernst Röhm (1887), Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472), Leopold I of Belgium (1790), and Henry the Fowler (876). After him are Alfred Jodl (1890), Charles the Fat (839), Frederick III, German Emperor (1831), Gerd von Rundstedt (1875), Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767), and Thomas Müntzer (1489).

Among ACTORS In Germany

Among actors born in Germany, Bruce Willis ranks 2Before him are Marlene Dietrich (1901). After him are Simone Signoret (1921), Curd Jürgens (1915), Magda Schneider (1909), Jürgen Prochnow (1941), Horst Tappert (1923), Udo Kier (1944), Karlheinz Böhm (1928), Lale Andersen (1905), Nastassja Kinski (1961), and Gert Fröbe (1913).

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