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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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Is the voice of Br'er Fox in the Splash Mountain attraction at Disneyland. 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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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) I'm above average in talent, but where I think I excel is psychotic drive. All I need is for somebody to say I can't do something and this crazy switch inside me makes me attack whatever I'm doing. Psychotic drive is where I excel over people that are probably more naturally gifted. See more »


Has said he based his character Captain Steven Hiller in Independence Day (1996) on his favorite big screen hero, Harrison Ford, most notably his performances of Han Solo in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and its sequels. See more »


Often plays a policeman or an agent See more »


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