Bruce Willis: The smirky tough guy with a heart
The actor, diagnosed with Aphasia, steps away from acting
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He's one of Hollywood's coolest action heroes. Or shall we say anti-hero? Bruce Willis's characters always seem to find a way out of chaos when everything falls apart around them. The actor himself is no different. From hit action movies such as the 'Die Hard' franchise, to supernatural psychological thrillers like 'The Sixth Sense,' Bruce Willis has proven time and time again how versatile he is on the big screen. Now, the actor is stepping away from acting. His family has shared on Instagram that Willis has been diagnosed with aphasia, a health condition that affects the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write. The post goes on: "We know how much he means to you, as you do to him… As Bruce always says, ‘Live it up’ and together we plan to do just that."
In this gallery, we look at the man behind the smirky grin: his life, his movies, and his music. Browse through to learn more about Bruce Willis.