Once a TV sweetheart on Moonlighting
, Bruce Willis
cemented his presence as an action star following the success of Die Hard
. The film made him an overnight success, popularizing him in an industry that was otherwise dominated by heavyweights like Sylvester Stallone
and Arnold Schwarzenegger
. At the same time, he has also gone on to experiment with genres like sci-fi, comedy, and drama.
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Even in the last two decades, he has been active as an action star joining ensembles of action blockbuster franchises like The Expendables
, G.I. Joe
, and Red. And then, there’s the aforementioned Die Hard
series, with its four sequels.