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Hired three cameramen to videotape the birth of her first child, Rumer Willis.

Bruce and Demi announce they are ending their marriage of eleven years. No reasons given. [June 1998]

Chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. [1996]

Was once engaged to Emilio Estevez.

She posed nude while seven months pregnant with middle daughter Scout Willis for a 1991 'Vanity Fair' magazine cover. In August 1992, she again posed nude for 'Vanity Fair', this time wearing body paint that resembled a man's suit.

Stripped on Late Show with David Letterman (1993), allegedly to disprove rumors that she's too fat for her new movie Striptease (1996).

Owns a production company: "Moving Pictures".

She appeared in John Parr's music video "St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)".

Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1986" in John Willis's Screen World, Vol. 38.

In order to play a coke addict, Jules, in St. Elmo's Fire (1985), she had to sign a contract stipulating that she would stop her own alcohol and drug abuse, an agreement that caused her life to turn around.

Was one of three finalists for the lead in Flashdance (1983). No one could decide between the three, so a group of about 50 men were brought into a room, shown the three audition tapes and asked who they would want to sleep with the most. Jennifer Beals won by a landslide.

Was replaced by Sandra Bullock for the lead in While You Were Sleeping (1995).

Operations on her left eye during childhood caused her to wear a patch.

First actress to reach 10 million dollar salary mark.

Aunt of actors Cooper Guynes and Oliver Guynes.

Demi's real father, Charlie Harmon (1940-1997) left the family before she was born, which is why she didn't share his last name on her birth certificate. In her 2019 memoir, she wrote that she met him for the first time when she was thirteen years old, and he told her that he was devastated when Demi's mother divorced him so she could marry her true love Danny Guynes. Charlie then introduced her to her half-siblings from his two other marriages, one of whom looked like a male version of Demi. She cut off all ties with him and her half-siblings, because she always thought of Danny Guynes as her father.

Continues to receive royalty checks for songs she wrote before becoming an actress.

Was spoofed in the video game Leisure Suit Larry: Love for Sail! (1996) as a hypersexual version of herself called "Dewmi (pronounced "Do Me") Moore".

First job was as a bill collector.

Voted #22 on VH1's Hottest Hotties.

Though born in New Mexico, she spent much of her childhood in Eastern Pennsylvania.

She quit school at 16 and started working as a pin-up girl.

According to an article in the now defunct Buzz magazine, she was so demanding when it came to perks and fringe benefits, her nickname around Hollywood studio executives was "Gimme Moore".

Was one of the eight original members of the 1980s "brat pack", along with Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall, Andrew McCarthy, Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez and Ally Sheedy. Moore despised the label and refused acknowledgment.

The only Brat Packer to become a huge and long-lasting movie star after the Brat Pack era ended.

Along with Pia Zadora, Madonna, Pauly Shore and Sylvester Stallone, one of the few people who have "won" back to back awards at the Razzies in successive years. She "won" Worst Actress of 1997 for her performances in the films The Juror (1996) and Striptease (1996), then again the next year she "won" Worst Actress for her role in G.I. Jane (1997).

Her wedding with Ashton Kutcher was attended by about 100 guests. Among them were ex-husband Bruce Willis, their three daughters, Ashton's best friend and co-star from That '70s Show (1998), Wilmer Valderrama, and Demi's close friend Lucy Liu.

Auditioned for (and won) the role of Jackie Templeton on General Hospital (1963) after producers put out a casting call for a "Margot Kidder/Karen Allen" type actress (both of whom were top box office stars at the time).

Married Bruce Willis at the Golden Nugget Hotel in Las Vegas.

Little Richard presided over her wedding to Bruce Willis. Ally Sheedy and Lee Garlington were among the bridesmaids. The ceremony and reception was arranged by TriStar, where Moore had a three-picture deal.

Attended (but did not graduate from) Fairfax High School in Los Angeles with actor/producer Byron Allen.

Her ancestry includes English and Scottish as well as remote Cherokee.

Lived next door to Nastassja Kinski when moving to Los Angeles to pursue acting. Since Nastassja didn't read English very well, she'd have Demi read scripts for her.

Her first name "Demi" is pronounced "deh-ME", not "DEM-ee", with emphasis on the second syllable.

Mother died from cancer in 1998 at age 54.

Older half-sister of Morgan Guynes.

In 1995, became the highest-paid actress in film history, up until that time, earning $12.5 million for Striptease (1996).

Thanked by Blink-182 in the liner notes of their album "Enema of the State".

Credited along with actor Daniel Morton for saving a woman's life through Twitter.

Was 20th Century Fox's choice to play Katharine Clifton in The English Patient (1996). When producers refused to give in on the studio's decision to cast Moore, Fox withdrew their funding. Miramax eventually picked up the film and the role was given to Kristin Scott Thomas.

Auditioned for the role of Luisa Contini in Nine (2009), but Marion Cotillard was cast in the role instead.

Had to bow out of A League of Their Own (1992) due to pregnancy. "Bruce literally screwed her out of the part," remarked Penny Marshall, who directed the movie.

Owns a number of properties in and around Hailey, Idaho as well as a canyonside estate above Beverly Hills and a triplex penthouse at Manhattan's San Remo high-rise on Central Park West. She and Bruce had a beachfront mansion in Malibu but sold the place when they split up.

Along with Gerard Butler, Ben Stiller, Susan Sarandon and director Paul Haggis, she visited a camp for internally displaced persons managed by Sean Penn and his Jenkins-Penn Humanitarian Relief Organization in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. [April 2010]

The controversial Vanity Fair magazine cover of Moore - nude and pregnant - was photographed by Annie Leibovitz and vehemently sanctioned by then VF editor Tina Brown in May 1991.

Had knee surgery. [February 2011]

Remains friends with Daniel Morton since helping save a woman's life on Twitter together.

Current publicist is Stephen Huvane. Before that she was represented by Michael Levine, Pat Kingsley and Heidi Schaeffer.

Showed interest for the title role in Æon Flux (2005) that Charlize Theron eventually played. Aeon creator Peter Chung disapproved of the casting of Moore.

Turned down the role of Sarah Tobias in The Accused (1988), which went to Jodie Foster.

Moved out the day after her 16th birthday to live with Tom Dunston, a small-time musician 12 years her senior. His mother worked for 20th Century Fox and got Demi a receptionist job there. Demi dumped Tom in August 1979 after meeting Freddy Moore, her future husband, at the Troubadour nightclub in L.A.

Has three younger paternal half-siblings (James, Charlotte, and Charles Jr.) who she does not have any contact with.

Has 3 daughters: Rumer Willis (b. August 16, 1988), Scout Willis (b. July 20, 1991) & Tallulah Willis (b. February 3, 1994) with ex-husband, Bruce Willis.

Separated from her third husband of 6 years Ashton Kutcher. [November 2011]

(December 21, 2012) Third husband Ashton Kutcher filed for divorce after a 13 month separation and 7 years of marriage.

A huge fan of Susan Boyle. When Moore enthused about her on Twitter, the millions who followed helped to turn Boyle into a global megastar. Sadly, Boyle didn't know much about Moore and nothing about Moore's husband Ashton Kutcher.

Spokeswoman/model for Ann Taylor clothing store chain. [August 2011]

Has been romantically linked with Peter Lyons Collister, Leonardo DiCaprio, Colin Farrell, Timothy Hutton, Pedro Aguinaga, Martin Henderson, Anthony Kiedis, Tobey Maguire, Harry Morton, Peter Morton, Will Hanigan, Guy Oseary, Alex Rodriguez, Thomas Jane, Owen Wilson, Dweezil Zappa, Orlando Bloom, Vito Schnabel, Ed Helms and Paul Carafotes.

Dated martial arts instructor Oliver Whitcomb from 1999 to 2002.

Is an avid doll collector and keeps a separate residence in Idaho to house her 2,000+ vintage dolls, many of which are made with human hair. She hopes to someday open a doll museum.

Used to be part owner of the Planet Hollywood restaurant chain.

Fan of Rita Hayworth and the movie Gilda (1946).

Recorded a five-track demo tape in 1982 under the guidance of music producer Greg Penny and almost got a deal from RCA records.

Appeared in a 1986 stage play with Robin Bartlett called "The Early Girl" at Circle Repertory Theatre in New York.

Brought into fashion the women's pixie cut, a hairstyle she debuted for photographers at the Beverly Hills premiere of When Harry Met Sally... (1989). When Ghost (1990) was smashing box office records in the summer of 1990, millions of women emulated this short, boy-like crop.

Rented out Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park for her 29th birthday in 1991.

Inducted into the Hair Fan's Hall of Fame. [2015]

Alec Baldwin says Demi is one of the smartest women he's ever met.

Refused to promote Passion of Mind (2000) as she was living in secluded Idaho at the time. She also, apparently refused to go back and loop some of the outdoor scenes.

Uses leeches to detoxify blood.

Is mentioned on the shows Murphy Brown (1988), Seinfeld (1989), The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), Friends (1994) and Sex and the City (1998).

When cast as a temptress in Disclosure (1994) one month after having her third daughter Tallulah Willis, she biked 28 miles every morning before dawn to get fit.

Past and present pals include Courteney Cox, Laura Day, Amanda De Cadenet, Sara Foster, Soleil Moon Frye, Melanie Griffith, Carla Gugino, Kate Hudson, Madonna, Jennifer Meyer, Demi Lovato and Heather Parry. It is known for a fact that she is no longer friends with Ally Sheedy, who dissed Moore in the press.

The December 2011 death of longtime AA sponsor Patsy Rigg, 70, left Moore devastated and triggered a January 2012 collapse requiring hospitalization. Among those inside her home at the time of the incident was Glenn Close's daughter Annie Starke, who can be heard assisting Demi on the leaked 911 call.

Formerly in a relationship with Dead Sara drummer Sean Friday (2013-2015).

Campaigned for Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis' 1988 Presidential bid.

She has been sued four times: in 1992 by doll gallery owner Deborah Hellmann; in 1998 by ex-nanny Kim Tannahill; in 2003 by former manager of her Idaho ranch, Lawrence Bass; and in 2017 by the parents of Edenilson Steven Valle, a young man who drowned in her pool while she was out of town.

Affects little known Ocracoke, NC accent in The Butcher's Wife (1991).

Her stepfather committed suicide by breathing Carbon monoxide.

Curiously, Demi has never gone on Charlie Rose (1991) or Inside the Actors Studio (1994).

Briefly dabbled in Scientology during the mid-1980s and again in the mid-2010s. Her late mother was a Scientologist and so is a recent ex-boyfriend, Sean Friday. Over the years Demi has been photographed in the company of famous Scientologists such as John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Priscilla Presley, Danny Masterson and of course Tom Cruise.

Roger Ebert on Moore's performance in About Last Night (1986): There isn't a romantic note she isn't required to play in this movie, and she plays them all flawlessly.

In French, "demi" is a prefix for the word half.

At one point, was attached to star in a screen adaptation of Carrie Fisher's book "Surrender in Pink" for Warner Bros. and Patricia Cornwell's book "Cruel and Unusual".

Was set to portray '20s torch singer Libby Holman in a biopic produced by Ray Stark but the project stalled due to creative differences. Moore felt that Stark had a very conservative eye and the most interesting things about Holman's life (i.e. bisexuality) might have been considered too provocative and dangerous to be portrayed as they needed to be.

In late spring/ early summer 1997, while her hair was growing back from the G.I. Jane (1997) buzz cut, Moore reportedly took advantage of the distraction and underwent cosmetic surgery to revise her chin and jawline.

In Hailey, Idaho, Demi and Bruce Willis were criticized for buying businesses in the town and not running them properly.

Was two months pregnant with her daughter Scout Willis when she completed filming on The Butcher's Wife (1991).

Returned to work four months after giving birth to her daughter Scout Willis to begin filming A Few Good Men (1992).

Returned to work six months after giving birth to her daughter Rumer Willis to begin filming We're No Angels (1989).

Attended Redondo Union High School for her freshman year and worked at the student store.

Her first audition ever was for Foxes (1980).

Successfully did multiple back handsprings on a January 20, 1994 appearance on Late Show with David Letterman (1993) while eight months pregnant. On December 16, she performed the flips again while holding her newborn in a baby carrier. Conventional wisdom believes, however, that these were done by a stunt double.

Negotiated her $3 million asking price down to $2 million for A Few Good Men (1992) because she was competing with Jodie Foster and Linda Hamilton for the role, and also because she badly needed another hit after the triple box office failures of The Butcher's Wife (1991), Mortal Thoughts (1991) and Nothing But Trouble (1991).

Production office in Santa Monica had baby carriages with antique dolls in them, which struck many as inappropriate.

Replaced Sharon Stone in Corporate Animals (2019).

In her modeling days, she went by the pseudonym Vivianne Pollentier.

Her doll collection is insured for $2 million.

She, her father Charlie Harmon, and stepfather Daniel Guynes all had the eye condition amblyopia (lazy eye).

Tested for the female lead in Top Gun (1986) that went to Kelly McGillis.

In her 2019 memoir, she wrote that she received her Screen Actors Guild (SAG) card when she played a teenage prostitute on an episode of the late 1970's television series Kaz (1978). but that it would take several years before she started earning a living as an actress.

Was directed by five Academy Award winners: Stanley Donen, Edward Zwick, Neil Jordan, Barry Levinson, and Woody Allen.

Was the original choice for the role of Kiri in The Beastmaster (1982).

Born at 2:16pm-MST.

In addition to porcelain dolls, Moore also has a Barbie doll collection.

Mother was born in Contra Costa County, California. Father was born in Lanett, Alabama and died in Brazoria, Texas.