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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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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 56 wins & 107 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Men in Black
I Am Legend
I Am Legend Robert Neville
I, Robot
I, Robot Del Spooner
Independence Day
Independence Day Captain Steven Hiller


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 2017 Bright (filming)
Scott Ward
  The American Can (announced)
John Keller
 2015/II Focus
 2008 Seven Pounds
 2005/I Hitch
 2004 Shark Tale
Oscar (voice)
 2003-2004 All of Us (TV Series)
- 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
 1991 Blossom (TV Series)
Fresh Prince
- I'm with the Band (1991) ... Fresh Prince (uncredited)
 1990 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
- The Perfect Date (1990) ... Hawker
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(December 13 to January 22, 2012) He presented the musical, "Fela!," was performed with Jay-Z" Carter and Jada Pinkett-Smith at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Sahr Ngaujah in the cast. Jill Lewis and Bill T. Jones wrote the book. Fela Anikulapo-Kuti was composer and lyricist and based on his life. Bill T. ... See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 25 Interviews | 33 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


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[on turning down the lead role in The Matrix (1999)] You know, _The Matrix_ is a difficult concept to pitch. In the pitch, I just didn't see it. I watched Keanu's performance - and very rarely do I say this - but I would have messed it up. I would have absolutely messed up The Matrix (1999). At that point I wasn't smart enough as an actor to let the movie be. Whereas Keanu was smart enough to ... See more »


Incorporates the line "Aw, hell no!" into all his movies as a running catch phrase like Arnold Schwarzenegger's "I'll be back!". See more »


Frequently includes his catchphrase, "Aw, hell no!" in his movies See more »


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Very disappointed that he couldn't prioritize Independence day (2016) alfie210684
Never been in a great movie, agree? el-passo
He's not dead! Relax! serjeb
There is no racism in Hollywood... My_Boy
ayer and will must have become buds itsnoturDAY
Dreaming??? otr2005
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