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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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(April 26 to May 5, 2013) He presented the musical, "Fela!," in a Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter, Jada Pinkett Smith, Stephen and Ruth Hendel presentation at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Jim Lewis and Bill T. Jones wrote the book. Fela Anikulapo-Kuti was composer, lyricist and based on his life. Jim Lewis wrote ... 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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[on why he decided to make Wild Wild West] The first time where it didn't work the way that I wanted was Wild Wild West. I was coming off of Men in Black, and everything was like, 'Oh, we can't lose,' you know? I was like, 'Oh! Tragedy!'... With a movie, it's like you never know; you can love it, you can have done what you think is the best work you've ever done, and you put it out on that Friday... See more »

Trivia:

First hip-hop artist to be nominated for an Academy Award. See more »

Trademark:

Big ears and goofy smile See more »

Nickname:

Mr. July See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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