Occupation: Actress, Producer
Date of Birth: November 11, 1962
Place of Birth: Roswell, N.M., USA
Sign: Sun in Sagittarius, Moon in Aquarius
Education: Studied at the off-Broadway Dance Center and at the Professional Performing Arts School
Demi Moore is the only Brat Packer to have come out of the 80s stronger and more successful than ever before. While she has been criticized for her intense ambition, there is no denying the fact that she has been successful in her dreams and goals. She now sits as one of the most recognized and influential faces in Hollywood
It really isn't anybody's business how many people we have working for us. What's offensive is that I'm portrayed as this prima donna with these sycophants telling me how great I am all the time... Yes, they do work for me, but we're working together for a higher good
Demi Moore is the only Brat Packer to have come out of the 80s stronger and more successful than ever before. While she has been criticized for her intense ambition, there is no denying the fact that she has been successful in her dreams and goals. She now sits as one of the most recognized and influential faces in Hollywood.
Moore was born Demetria Guynes, November 11th, 1962 in Roswell, New Mexico. She had a tough childhood; her father was an unemployed gambling addict who had little time for his daughter. Furthermore, Demi was born severely cross-eyed and it took two operations to fix the problem. Her unhappy youth must have been what first stirred her ambitions.
The carefree and excessive 80s gave Moore the perfect opportunity to get what she wanted. She began a modeling career at age 16 and was married by 18 to rock musician Freddy Moore. The couple moved in together and shortly thereafter, Moore caught the acting bug from her next door neighbor, Nastassja Kinski.
Moore soon landed a role on the popular daytime soap opera, General Hospital, but she didn't stay long. She only remained long enough to leave a distinct impression on the minds of the audience. In 1984, she made her feature film debut in Blame it on Rio, which caught the eye of director Joel Schumacher, who was putting together a cast for his film St. Elmo's Fire. She would land a role in the film and become an official member of the Brat Pack. During the filming of St. Elmo's Fire, Moore's cocaine addiction surfaced and she was ordered by Schumacher to get clean. The fact that her character in St. Elmo's was also a cocaine addict couldn't have helped matters.
While filming the movie, Moore met and began dating Emilio Estevez, whom she would see off and on over a period of three years. She began to be known as a volatile woman, given to bad temper, but her talent to captivate audiences was undeniable. Eventually, she would meet and marry actor Bruce Willis, whom she would have an eleven year relationship with before calling it quits in 1998. They have three children together, Rumer, Scout and Tallulah.
The 90s have been relatively kind to Demi Moore. She began the decade with Ghost, a film which earned critical raves and cheering audiences. Moore was brilliant in the subtle and understated romantic role. In 1992, she appeared in A Few Good Men as a tough-on-the-outside but soft-on-the-inside attorney opposite Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson. In 1993, she starred in the controversial and acclaimed Indecent Proposal with Woody Harrelson and Robert Redford.
By this point, Moore was a Hollywood icon, known more for her life and personality than for her body of work - which was a good thing considering what was about to come. Her early success in the 90s was undermined by a string of failures. As the 90s were wearing on, Moore was becoming increasingly icy in her roles and the warmth of Ghost disappeared. This was exemplified in Disclosure, The Scarlet Letter, and Striptease. The public, while fascinated by Moore's life, weren't really interested in seeing her ACT.
Still, Moore is hardly looking for work or money. She owns a stake in the successful Planet Hollywood restaurant franchise, and had a recent come-back, film success with G.I. Jane. In that film, her toughness actually worked in her favor. Demi Moore has lots of ambition, and a fair amount of talent. The problem is that sometimes she gets so caught up in the first, that she forgets about the second. Regardless, her career has been dynamic and interesting and continues to be to this day. Who knows what this infamous celebrity will do next?
Demi Moore biography:
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Moore's childhood was anything but titillating. Born into the vagabond household of Danny and Virginia Guynes, a couple that married and divorced twice, Moore seemed destined for a white-trash existence. Her father was unemployably inept and gambled away what little money he made. As if that weren't enough, through part of her childhood, Demi was cross-eyed--a condition that required two operations to correct. But by sixteen, Moore was out on her own, doing a little modelling, and putting her husky voice to use at a collection agency. At eighteen, she married Freddy Moore, a rock musician twelve years her senior. Though the marriage didn't last long, it held an unexpected key to her career: the Moores happened to live next door to an actress named Nastassja Kinski, who imposed upon Demi to help her rehearse scripts. Eventually, Moore decided to try acting herself. A year later, she beat out a thousand actresses for a continuing role on the daytime drama General Hospital. She made a couple of forgettable films during her Hospital days (Choices, Parasite), and left the soap when she landed the role of Michael Caine's daughter in Blame It on Rio (1984).
Moore's big breakthrough came in 1984, when she was cast as a cokehead in the seminal Brat Pack flick St. Elmo's Fire. Her role didn't require much preparation, since she had a drug problem herself, and one day, when she showed up snookered for wardrobe, director Joel Schumacher delivered an ultimatum: get sober or get fired. Moore used Schumacher's mandate to steel her resolve to kick her cocaine addiction and succeed as an actress. She met Emilio Estevez during filming, and the two began a three-year, on-again, off-again engagement, during which her career languished in duds like No Small Affair and Wisdom. Shortly after breaking up with Estevez for the last time, Moore crossed paths with Bruce Willis, the cheeky star of TV's Moonlighting. They married after a three-month courtship. Just when it seemed Moore had suffered the curse of the Brat Pack, her mawkish film Ghost (1990) exploded at the box office. Moore was suddenly on the A-list; she survived a couple of duds, Mortal Thoughts and The Butcher's Wife, and, in 1992, found her way into A Few Good Men (with Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson). She then won the lead in Indecent Proposal, the first in a string of controversial roles she has since undertaken: in 1994's Disclosure, she played a ruthless sexual harasser; in The Scarlet Letter, she gave Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic tragic novel a happy ending (she later justified the wrongheaded decision by claiming that "not many people have read the book"); in her salacious film, Striptease, she proudly bared her considerable assets for an equally considerable $12.5-million salary.