John McClane is a fictional character and main protagonist of the Die Hard film series, based on Joe Leland from Roderick Thorp's action novel, Nothing Lasts Forever. McClane was portrayed in all five films by actor Bruce Willis, and is known for his sardonic one-liners, including the famous catchphrase "Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker".
|Die Hard character|
|First appearance||Die Hard (1988)|
|Last appearance||Call of Duty: Warzone (2021)|
|Based on||Joe Leland|
by Roderick Thorp
|Portrayed by||Bruce Willis|
|Voiced by||Eric Allen Baker |
(Die Hard Trilogy)
Michael Blanchard (Die Hard: Vendetta, Die Hard: Nakatomi Plaza)
(Die Hard Trilogy 2: Viva Las Vegas)
Bruce Willis (Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War & Call of Duty: Warzone)
|Occupation||New York City Police Detective|
Holly M. Gennero
(m. 1980; div. 1997)
John "Jack" McClane Jr.