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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 »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 48 wins & 88 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The American Can (pre-production)
John Keller
 2015 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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Music video for B2K: "Girlfriend". See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 25 Interviews | 29 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 43 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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


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[on passing on the role of Django in Django Unchained (2012)] Django wasn't the lead, so it was like, I need to be the lead. The other character was the lead! I was like, 'No, Quentin, please, I need to kill the bad guy!' I thought it was brilliant. Just not for me. See more »


Turned down the role of Neo in The Matrix (1999). See more »


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


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