News 30 March 2022

Bruce Willis To Retire From Acting Following Aphasia Diagnosis

30 March 2022

Hollywood star Bruce Willis will be ‘stepping away’ from acting due to a condition which causes difficulties with language or speech, his family have announced.

Bruce’s daughter, Rumer Willis, has revealed that her father has been diagnosed with aphasia which is “impacting his cognitive abilities”.

“As a result of this and with much consideration Bruce is stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him,” Rumer wrote on Instagram.


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Since starting his acting career in the 1980s, Bruce Willis, 67, has starred in a number of blockbuster movies – most notably the Die Hard series which began in 1988.

He also appeared in 1998’s Armageddon, as well as Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction, the 1999 flick The Sixth Sense and much more.

He steps away from his acting career with five Golden Globes, three Emmys and over 140 acting credits.

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