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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)

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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:

Appeared in Angie Stone's music video, "Brothers". 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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Personal Quote:

(1996, Movieline Magazine) There's probably only four women in Los Angeles that have intimate knowledge of Will Smith. You know, I had my brief period, a short time in my life, but that got real old real quick. I want to love somebody. I just always prefer one woman. The intimacy is so much more enjoyable when it's with someone you love. Because I know I can pretty much have sex with anyone I ... See more »

Trivia:

Dropped from Columbia Records as an artist after lackluster sales of his third solo album, which was self-titled, and greatest hits compilation. [Summer 2003] See more »

Trademark:

Often plays rebellious, wise-cracking characters See more »

Nickname:

Fresh Prince See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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