John McClane is a fictional character and the protagonist in the Die Hard series of films. He is portrayed by actor Bruce Willis. He is described as being a foul-mouthed, wisecracking, no-nonsense New York cop with an itchy trigger finger, an aversion to Eurotrash terrorists, and a never-say-die spirit. Empire ranked him number 12 on their list of the 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time. Entertainment Weekly ranked McClane 6th on their list of The All-Time Coolest Heroes in Pop Culture. In addition to appearing in the four Die Hard films, McClane also has an uncredited cameo appearance in Loaded Weapon 1.