STARmeter
Top 500
Down 31 this week

Will Smith (I)


Willard Carroll Smith, Jr. was born in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the second of four children of Caroline (Bright), a school board employee, and Willard Carroll Smith, Sr., who owned a refrigeration company. He grew up in a middle class area in West Philadelphia called Wynnefield. Will attended the Overbrook High School located in the ... See full bio »

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 43 people
created 16 Nov 2011
 
a list of 24 people
created 28 Dec 2012
 
a list of 25 people
created 15 Feb 2014
 
a list of 24 people
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 25 people
created 1 month ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Will Smith's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 54 wins & 99 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (37 credits)
 2016 The American Can (pre-production)
John Keller
 2015/II Focus
Nicky
 2008 Seven Pounds
Ben
 2005/I Hitch
Hitch
 2004 Shark Tale
Oscar (voice)
 2003-2004 All of Us (TV Series)
Johnny
- Johnny Come Lately: Part 2 (2004) ... Johnny
- Johnny Come Lately: Part 1 (2004) ... Johnny
- Johnny Comes Home Marching (2003) ... Johnny
 2001 Ali
Cassius Clay / Cassius X / Muhammad Ali
 1997 Men in Black
Jay
 1991 Blossom (TV Series)
Fresh Prince
- I'm with the Band (1991) ... Fresh Prince (uncredited)
 1990 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Hawker
- The Perfect Date (1990) ... Hawker
Show Show Producer (25 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (53 credits)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Composer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (11 credits)
Show Show Self (304 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (50 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Is the voice of Br'er Fox in the Splash Mountain attraction at Disneyland. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 25 Interviews | 32 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 44 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

|

Alternate Names:

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

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[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:

Received the first ever Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance, for the song "Parents Just Don't Understand" in 1989 with his partner Jeffrey A. Townes (aka Jazzy Jeff). See more »

Trademark:

Often plays a policeman or an agent See more »

Nickname:

Mr. July See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Will Smith has not given a performance as great as he did in.... torgosknees
Frauds KoolMonkey
The best movie of his ziemilija
Very disappointed that he couldn't prioritize Independence day (2016) alfie210684
Never been in a great movie, agree? el-passo
Has his career plateued? Is the Will Smith Era Over? Kmoha91920-118-927190
Discuss Will Smith on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page