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Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, comedian, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and has won four ... See full bio »

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'Bright' Is Not Your Mother's Buddy-Cop Drama

Joel Edgerton, Will Smith, and director David Ayer explain how Bright, where the worlds of humans, orcs, and elves collide, is not your normal buddy-cop drama.

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 60 wins & 118 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Music Department
(1990-1996)
I Am Legend
I Am Legend Robert Neville
(2007)
Men in Black
(1997)
Hitch
Hitch Hitch
(2005)

Filmography

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  The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) (performer - 150 episodes, 1990 - 1996) (composer - 149 episodes, 1990 - 1996)
- I, Done: Part 2 (1996) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme song)
- I, Done: Part 1 (1996) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme song)
- Eye, Tooth (1996) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme song)
- I, Stank Hole in One (1996) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme song)
- I, Stank Horse (1996) ... (composer: theme music) / (performer: theme song)
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Other Works:

(April 26 to May 5, 2013) He presented the musical, "Fela!," in a Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter, Jada Pinkett Smith, Stephen and Ruth Hendel presentation at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Jim Lewis and Bill T. Jones wrote the book. Fela Anikulapo-Kuti was composer, lyricist and based on his life. Jim Lewis wrote ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 25 Interviews | 34 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 44 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

The Fresh Prince | DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince | Fresh Prince | Wil Smith | Wiru Sumisu

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on refusing to kiss Anthony Michael Hall in Six Degrees of Separation (1993)] It was very immature on my part. I was thinking, 'How are my friends in Philly going to think about this?' I wasn't emotionally stable enough to artistically commit to that aspect of the film. In a movie with actors and a director and writer of this caliber, for me to be the one bringing something cheesy to it... This ... See more »

Trivia:

Ranked #14 on Premiere's 2006 "Power 50" list. Had ranked #18 in 2005. He is the second-highest ranked actor, behind only Tom Cruise. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays a policeman or an agent See more »

Nickname:

Fresh Prince See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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