Bruce Willis ends his career due to dementia

Bruce Willis, the revered actor who brought John McLane to life in movies die hardhe retired from acting due to dementia.

Rumer Willis, the actor’s daughter, announced on her Instagram account that Willis had been diagnosed with aphasia, a disorder caused by damage to the parts of the brain that control language.

To the amazing Bruce fans, as a family, we wanted to share that our beloved Bruce has had health issues and was recently diagnosed with aphasia, which affects his cognitive abilities. Following this and with great consideration, Bruce walks away from the career that meant so much to him.

This is a truly difficult time for our family and we are so grateful for your continued love, compassion and support. We come through this as a strong family unit and we wanted to engage his fans because we know how much he means to you, just like you do to him.

As Bruce always says, “Live big” and together we plan to do just that.

The 67-year-old actor had been relatively active over the past decade. His most recent film a day to dieIt was created at the beginning of the month. Agree with IMDBfour more films are in post-production for release in 2022.

Bruce Willis rose to prominence through in the darkan 80s comedy series, though his career was catapulted when he played John McLane in die hard (Glass Jungle, Die Hard).

After the success of the 1988 film came major roles, such as Butch Coolidge in pulp FictionJames Cole in 12 monkeysor Korben Dallas in The fifth Element. Although many also remember him as Liv Tyler’s father in Armageddonothers revere him for his participation in the trilogy of Unbreakablewritten and directed by M. Night Shyamalan.

What is aphasia, the disease from which Bruce Willis suffers?

Aphasia is a cognitive disease caused by damage to the parts of the brain that control language. According to Mayo Cliniccan affect the ability to speak, write and understand spoken or written language.

People with aphasia have trouble communicating. They may say short or incomplete sentences, use unrecognizable words, write meaningless sentences or not understand conversations with others.