Rumer Glenn Willis (born August 16, 1988) is an American actress and singer. She is the oldest daughter of actors Bruce Willis and Demi Moore. Willis won season 20 of Dancing with the Stars. She went on to make her Broadway debut in Chicago as Roxie Hart on September 21, 2015. She has recently had a recurring role in season 3 of FOX musical-drama Empire and became a series regular in its fourth season.
She was born in Paducah, Kentucky, while her father, Bruce Willis, was filming In Country. She was named after British author Rumer Godden. Her mother, actress Demi Moore, hired a cameraman to videotape her birth. She has two younger sisters, Scout LaRue Willis (born 1991), and Tallulah Belle Willis (born 1994), as well as two younger paternal half-sisters from her father's marriage to model Emma Heming, Mabel Ray Willis (born 2012) and Evelyn Penn Willis (born 2014). 
Raised in Hailey, Idaho,Willis enrolled as a freshman at the Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Michigan. In January 2004, she enrolled as a sophomore at Wildwood Secondary School in Los Angeles, California. She attended the University of Southern California for one semester before dropping out.
In 1995, Willis made her film debut alongside her mother in Now and Then. The following year she appeared in Striptease (1996). She has worked with her father twice: in The Whole Nine Yards in 2000 and Hostage in 2005.
In 2008, Willis ventured into the role of spokesperson for Ocean Pacific. That same year, she was featured in the comedy The House Bunny and the horror film From Within. In 2009, she co-starred in Sorority Row and in the independent film Wild Cherry, starring opposite Tania Raymonde and Kristin Cavallari. In 2013, she starred as Maya in the independent film The Odd Way Home.
Willis' television credits include guest appearances on Miss Guided, Army Wives, CSI: NY, Medium, 90210, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Hawaii Five-0 and Workaholics.
In May 2013, it was announced that Willis would portray Zoe, an organizer in a worldwide charity, in the fourth season of Pretty Little Liars.
From September 21 to November 1, 2015, Willis starred as Roxie Hart in "Chicago" on Broadway. Willis was supposed to start her run on August 18 but was forced to delay her opening due to a foot injury. On March 22, 2017, she appeared in season 3 of FOX's musical-drama Empire premiere as Jamal's (Jussie Smollett) musical female counterpart.
Dancing with the Stars
On February 24, 2015, Willis was announced as one of the celebrities to compete on season 20 of Dancing with the Stars. Her professional partner was Valentin Chmerkovskiy. Her performance during week 1 earned her the highest score of the night (32 out of 40), and her performance during two rounds of competition in week 8 landed her two perfect scores.
On May 19, 2015, Willis and Chmerkovskiy were crowned the season's champions, winning over singer and actor Riker Lynch and army veteran Noah Galloway who took second and third place, respectively.Willis joined partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy and other Dancing with the Stars professionals on the 40-city "Dancing with the Stars: Perfect 10 Tour" during the summer of 2015.Dancing with the Stars performances
FilmYear Title Role Notes 1995 Now and Then Angela Albertson Credited as Willa Glen 1996 Striptease Angela Grant Credited as Willa Glen 2000 The Whole Nine Yards Girl running between Jimmy and Oz 2005 Hostage Amanda Talley 2008 From Within Natalie 2008 The House Bunny Joanne 2008 Streak Drea Short film 2008 Whore Smoking girl 2009 Wild Cherry Katelyn Chase 2009 Sorority Row Ellie Morris 2012 Six Letter Word Zoe Short film 2012 The Diary of Preston Plummer Kate Cather 2013 The Ganzfeld Experiment Lucky 2013 The Odd Way Home Maya Completed 2014 Return to Sender 2014 There's Always Woodstock Emily 2015 The Escort Dana 2017 Hello Again Emily (The Young Wife) 2018 The Bombing nurse 2018 Woman on the Edge Susan
TelevisionYear Title Role Notes 2008 Miss Guided Shawna Episode: "Frenemies" 2008 Army Wives Renee Talbott Episode: "Transitions" 2008 CSI: NY Mackendra Taylor Episode: "My Name Is Mac Taylor" 2009 Medium Bethany Simmons Episode: "The First Bite Is the Deepest" 2009 The Secret Life of the American Teenager Heather Episode: "Knocked Up, Who's There?" 2009–2010 90210 Gia Mannetti Recurring role; 10 episodes 2012 Workaholics Lisa Episode: "True Dromance" 2012–2013 Hawaii Five-0 Sabrina Lane Guest role; 2 episodes 2013 Pretty Little Liars Zoe Episode: "The Guilty Girl's Handbook" 2015 Dancing with the Stars Herself / Contestant Season 20 2017-2018 Empire Tory Ash Recurring (Season 3); Series Regular (Season 4)
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