BEDFORD, N.Y. -- Happy birthday to Bedford's Bruce Willis.
Walter Bruce Willison, known professionally as Bruce Willis and who owns a home in Bedford, turns 61 on Saturday
Willis, who worked as a bartender when not acting, began his career Off-Broadway and later gained fame in the 1980s TV show "Moonlighting" with Cybil Shepherd. He is best-known for his role of John McClane in the "Die Hard" series, in addition to the more than 60 films he has appeared in. He is a two-time Emmy Award winner and two-time Golden Globe Award winner.
He is married to his second wife, Emma Heming, with whom he has two daughters, in addition to three daughters he had with first wife, Demi Moore.
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