Demi Moore Biography

Demi Moore is a well-known Hollywood actress. Read this biography to learn more about her profile, childhood, career and timeline

Demi Moore
Quick Facts

Birthday: November 11, 1962

Nationality: American

Famous: Quotes By Demi Moore Left Handed

Age: 56 Years, 56 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Scorpio

Also Known As: Demi Gene Guynes

Born in: Roswell, New Mexico

Famous as: American actress

Height: 5'5" (165 cm), 5'5" Females

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Ashton Kutcher (m.2005), Bruce Willis (m.1987–2000), Freddy Moore (m.1980–1985)

father: Charles Harmon Sr.

mother: Virginia (née King)

children: Rumer Willis, Scout LaRue Willis, Tallulah Belle Willis

Personality: ISTP

U.S. State: New Mexico

More Facts

education: Fairfax High School

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Hollywood actress, Demi Moore, had very humble beginnings and she once worked as a pin-up-girl after she dropped out of high school. She had a very disturbed childhood, her birth father left her mother even before she was born and her stepfather committed suicide when she was sixteen. After the incident, young Demi’s life was full of hardships and her mother embarrassed her with a record of drunken driving crimes and arson. With an unstable family, she was left to fend for herself and appeared on the cover of an adult magazine. Still determined to pave her way in the world of entertainment, she did many odd jobs and finally made her debut with the film, ‘Choices’. She later gained fame and recognition with her breakthrough role in the film, ‘St. Elmo's Fire’. She has an estimated net worth of $150 million and is one of the most accomplished and well known actresses in the Hollywood, becoming one of the highest paid actress after her acclaimed film, ‘Ghost’. To learn more interesting and intriguing facts about her childhood, personal life and professional achievements in the field of entertainment, scroll down and continue to read this biography.

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Demi Moore
Childhood & Early Life
  • Demi Moore was born in Roswell, New Mexico to Charles Harmon, an Air Force man; her mother’s name is Virginia.
  • When she was 15 years old, she relocated to West Hollywood, California, where her mother was employed with a magazine. There she attended the Fairfax High School.
  • After leaving high school in junior high, she worked many jobs, including one as a pin-up girl and at a debt collection agency. She also attended drama classes.
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Career
  • In 1981, she made her first appearance in the film, ‘Choices’, a low budget film in which she played a minor supporting role. The film was directed by Silvio Narizzano, a Canadian director.
  • In 1982, got her first major role in films with the horror/science fiction film, ‘Parasite’, which was directed by Charles Band. In the film she played the role of ‘Patricia Welles’.
  • In 1984, she played the role of ‘Nicole (Nikki) Hollis’ in the romantic comedy film, ‘Blame it on Rio’, which was directed by Stanley Donen. Her film career progressed after she appeared in this film.
  • In 1985, she was seen in the coming-of-age film, ‘St. Elmo's Fire’, which was directed by Joel Schumacher. The film received negative reviews from film critics but was a success at the box office.
  • In 1990, she starred in the supernatural romantic melodrama 'Ghost' The film was a major commercial success and her performance in the film was also highly applauded
  • In 1992, she played the powerful role of a Joanne Galloway, a Naval investigator and lawyer in the film, ‘A Few Good Men’.
  • In 1994, she starred in the film, ‘Disclosure’, a thriller film which was directed by Barry Levinson. The film mostly received mixed reviews from film critics but was a financial success.
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  • In 1996, she starred in the film, ‘Striptease’, which was written and directed by Andrew Bergman. In the film she played the role of stripper Erin Grant.
  • In 1996, she played the role of ‘Claire Donnelly’ in the TV film, ‘If These Walls Could Talk’, which ran on HBO network. The TV film was immensely successful.
  • In 1997, she played the role of ‘Lieutenant Jordan O’Neil’, the first woman who undergoes training at the U.S. Navy Special Warfare Group in the film, ‘G.I. Jane’. That year she also appeared in ‘Deconstructing Harry’.
  • In 2003, she was featured in the film ‘Charlie's Angels 2: Full Throttle’, which was directed by Joseph McGinty. The film was a major hit.
  • In 2007, she appeared in the thriller film, ‘Mr. Brooks’, which was directed by Bruce A. Evans. The film was a commercial success and created a cult of followers.
  • In 2009, she starred in the film, ‘The Joneses’, which was directed by Derrick Borte. The film also premiered at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival.
  • In 2011, she was seen in the American black comedy-drama film, ‘Another Happy Day’. Directed by Sam Levinson, the film received mixed reviews from film critics.
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  • In 2012, she appeared in the coming of age comedy-drama-romance film, ‘LOL’, which was directed by Lisa Azuelos. In the film she played the role of a divorcee, ‘Anne Williams’.
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Major Works
  • She starred in the 1990 movie, ‘Ghost’, which was a commercial blockbuster that earned a whopping $505 million at the box office. The film was the highest grossing film of that year.
  • She was seen in the 1996 TV film, ‘If These Walls Could Talk’, which became one of HBO’s highest rated movies. The film earned four Primetime Emmy Award nomination and three Golden Globe Awards.
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Awards & Achievements
  • In 1990, she was the recipient of the Saturn Award for the category of ‘Best Actress’ for the film, ‘Ghost’.
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Personal Life & Legacy
  • She was born as a cross eyed child and later underwent surgery in order to treat it. She also suffered from kidney dysfunction.
  • In 1980, she married Freddy Moore but the couple got divorced in the year 1985.
  • In 1987, she married actor Bruce Willis and the couple had three daughters together. They got divorced in the year 2000.
  • In 2005, she married actor Ashton Kutcher but sadly in the year 2011 she announced to the media that she wished to end her marriage with him.
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Trivia
  • This Golden Globe nominated American actress hired there cameramen in order to shoot the birth of her first daughter.
  • This acclaimed American actress married a man who was 15 years her junior in the year 2005, when she was almost 43 years old.
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1. A Few Good Men (1992)

  (Drama, Thriller)

2. Ghost (1990)

  (Romance, Drama, Thriller, Fantasy)


3. Mr. Brooks (2007)

  (Drama, Crime, Thriller)

4. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

  (Adventure, Comedy)



5. Deconstructing Harry (1997)

  (Comedy)

6. Margin Call (2011)

  (Drama, Thriller, Biography)




7. Now and Then (1995)

  (Drama, Comedy, Romance)

8. Bobby (2006)

  (History, Drama, Biography)





Awards

MTV Movie & TV Awards
1994 Best Kiss Indecent Proposal (1993)
People's Choice Awards
1996 Favorite Actress in a Dramatic Motion Picture Winner
1993 Favorite Dramatic Motion Picture Actress Winner

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- January 08, 2018

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