Bruce Willis at his “A Good Day to Die Hard” premiere in Berlin last week. (Britta Pedersen/AP)


“You don’t get an Oscar for comedy, and you don’t get it for shooting people.”

Bruce Willis on why, after 25 years as an international box-office star, he’s never been nominated for an Academy Award. The actor, who probably also won’t pick up any trophies for “A Good Day to Die Hard,” which opens Thursday, seems to be okay with that. “I don’t think about it too much,” he tells GQ. “It just always has seemed whimsical to me, to think about it.” See the full GQ interview of Bruce Willis.

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