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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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Other Works:

TV commercial for Coca-Cola as the voice of Oscar (2004) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 25 Interviews | 29 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 43 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


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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(1996, on fame) There are members of the press who make their living infringing on people's private moments. You never know where these people are going to be. They stay outside your house and climb the gates and walk around looking in your windows. Now I've got a bunch of 140-pound Rottweilers. It's just a shame to have to live like that, because I like people so much. Still, you don't know what... See more »


Enjoys playing chess. See more »


Often plays a policeman or an agent See more »


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