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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 & 85 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The American Can (announced)
John Keller
  Selling Time (pre-production) (rumored)
  Untitled NFL Concussion Drama (filming)
Dr. Bennet Omalu
 2015/II Focus (completed)
Nicky
 2014 Winter's Tale
Judge
 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
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Other Works:

Author of children's book 'Just the Two of Us' w/ pictures by Kadir Nelson, May 2001. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 24 Interviews | 28 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 42 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)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

About Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: "I really wanted to work with her in Hitch (2005) but she was shooting Bride & Prejudice (2004) at the time and she couldn't do it. She has this powerful energy where she doesn't have to say anything, do anything, she can just stand there. Anything she's making, I'll be there" (February 2006). See more »

Trivia:

Holds the record for most Kids Choice Awards with a whopping six wins. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays a policeman or an agent See more »

Nickname:

Fresh Prince See more »

Star Sign:

Libra