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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:

DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince album "Homebase" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 24 Interviews | 28 Articles | 15 Pictorials | 42 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:

[on refusing to kiss Anthony Michael Hall in Six Degrees of Separation (1993)] It was very immature on my part. I was thinking, 'How are my friends in Philly going to think about this?' I wasn't emotionally stable enough to artistically commit to that aspect of the film. In a movie with actors and a director and writer of this caliber, for me to be the one bringing something cheesy to it... This ... See more »

Trivia:

Lost his place in the Guiness World Records book for most public appearances in 12 hours to German actors Jürgen Vogel and Daniel Brühl, who attended four red carpet premieres of their movie A Friend of Mine (2006), one more than Will (22 October 2006). See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Fresh Prince See more »

Star Sign:

Libra