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Common misspelling: Will Smithe, Will Smyth; Also known as The Fresh Prince

 

Given Name

Date of Birth

Birth Place

Willard Christopher Smith II

September 25, 1968

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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WILL SMITH BIOGRAPHY

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Willard Christopher "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968),[1] also known by his stage name The Fresh Prince, is an American actor, producer, and rapper. He has enjoyed success in television, film and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him the most powerful actor in Hollywood.[2] Smith has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and has won multiple Grammy Awards.

 

In the late 1980s, Smith achieved modest fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince. In 1990, his popularity increased dramatically when he starred in the popular television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The show ran for nearly six years (1990–1996) on NBC and has been syndicated consistently on various networks since then. In the mid-1990s, Smith moved from television to film, and ultimately starred in numerous blockbuster films. He is the only actor to have eight consecutive films gross over $100 million in the domestic box office and the only one to have eight consecutive films in which he starred open at #1 spot in the domestic box office tally.[3]

 

Fourteen of the nineteen fiction films he has acted in have accumulated worldwide gross earnings of over $100 million, and four took in over $500 million in global box office receipts. As of 2011, his films have grossed $5.7 billion in global box office.[4] His most financially successful films have been Bad Boys, Bad Boys II, Independence Day, Men in Black, Men in Black II, I, Robot, The Pursuit of Happyness, I Am Legend, Hancock, Wild Wild West, Enemy of the State, Shark Tale, Hitch and Seven Pounds. He also earned critical praise for his performances in Six Degrees of Separation, Ali and The Pursuit of Happyness, receiving Best Actor Oscar nominations for the latter two.

 

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Background Information

 

Born Willard Christopher Smith, Jr.

September 25, 1968 (1968-09-25) (age 43)

Wynnefield, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Other names The Fresh Prince

Occupation Actor, producer, rapper

Years active 1985–present

Spouse Sheree Zampino (m. 1992–1995) «start: (1992)–end+1: (1996)»"Marriage: Sheree Zampino to Will Smith" Location: (linkback://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Will_Smith)

Jada Pinkett Smith (m. 1997) «start: (1997)»"Marriage: Jada Pinkett Smith to Will Smith" Location: (linkback://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Will_Smith)

Children Trey Smith

Jaden Smith

Willow Smith

Website

www.willsmith.com

 

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Family and early life

 

Smith was born and raised in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and also spent time in Germantown in Northwest Philadelphia. His mother, Caroline (née Bright), was a school administrator who worked for the Philadelphia school board, and his father, Willard Christopher Smith, Sr., was a refrigeration engineer.[5][6] He was raised Baptist.[7] His parents separated when he was thirteen,[8] and did not actually divorce until around 2000.[9]

 

It is untrue, though widely reported, that Smith turned down a scholarship to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); he never applied to the school,[10] although he was admitted to a "pre-engineering program" there.[9] According to Smith, "My mother, who worked for the School Board of Philadelphia, had a friend who was the admissions officer at MIT. I had pretty high SAT scores and they needed black kids, so I probably could have gotten in. But I had no intention of going to college."[11]

 

Recording and acting career

 

Early work (1985–1995)

 

Smith started as the MC of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, with his childhood friend Jeffrey "DJ Jazzy Jeff" Townes as turntablist and producer,[12] as well as Ready Rock C (Clarence Holmes) as the human beat box. The trio was known for performing humorous, radio-friendly songs, most notably "Parents Just Don't Understand" and "Summertime".[12] They gained critical acclaim and won the first Grammy awarded in the Rap category (1988).[12] Smith had a line in "Voices That Care", a 1991 Persian Gulf War song by a celebrity group. Smith spent money freely during his early career and underpaid his income taxes.[12] The Internal Revenue Service eventually assessed a $2.8 million tax debt against Smith, took many of his possessions, and garnished his income.[13] Smith was nearly bankrupt in 1990, when the NBC television network signed him to a contract and built a sitcom, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, around him.[12] The show was successful and began his acting career. Smith set for himself the goal of becoming "the biggest movie star in the world," studying box office successes' common characteristics.[8] His first major roles were in the drama Six Degrees of Separation (1993) and the action film Bad Boys (1995).

 

Breakthrough (1996–2000)

 

In 1996, Smith starred as part of an ensemble cast in Roland Emmerich's Independence Day. The film was a massive blockbuster, becoming the second highest grossing film in history at the time and establishing Smith as a prime box office draw.[14] In 1998, Smith starred with Gene Hackman in Enemy of the State.[12] He turned down the role of Neo in The Matrix in favor of Wild Wild West (1999). Despite the disappointment of Wild Wild West, Smith has said that he harbors no regrets about his decision, asserting that Keanu Reeves's performance as Neo was superior to what Smith himself would have achieved.[15] Though in interviews subsequent to the release of Wild Wild West he stated that he "made a mistake on Wild Wild West. That could have been better."[16]

 

International success (2001–present)

 

In 2005, Smith was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records for attending a record breaking three premieres in a 24-hour time span.[17]

 

He has planned to star in a feature film remake of the television series It Takes a Thief.[18]

 

On December 10, 2007, Smith was recognized at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard. Smith left an imprint of his hands and feet outside the world renowned theater in front of many fans.[19] Later that month, Smith starred in the film I Am Legend, released December 14, 2007. Despite marginally positive reviews,[20] its opening was the largest ever for a film released in the United States during December. Smith himself has said that he considers the film to be "aggressively unique".[21] A reviewer said that the film's commercial success "cemented [Smith's] standing as the number one box office draw in Hollywood."[22] On December 1, 2008, TV Guide reported that Smith has been selected as one of America’s top ten most fascinating people of 2008 for a Barbara Walters ABC special that aired on December 4, 2008.[23]

 

Smith is currently developing a film entitled The Last Pharaoh, in which he will star as Taharqa.[24]

 

President Barack Obama has stated that if a film were to ever be made about his life, he would have Smith play his part, because "he has the ears". Obama stated that the two have discussed a possibility of a film based on the 2008 election, but this may not happen until the end of the Obama presidency.[25]

 

He is currently filming Men in Black III for a 2012 release playing Agent J, one of his more popular earlier roles, making this his first major starring role in four years.

 

On August 19, 2011, it was announced[26] that Smith had returned to the studio with producer La Mar Edwards to make a new album. Edwards has worked with artists such as T.I., Chris Brown, and Game.

 

Personal life

 

Smith was raised by his parents in West Philadelphia. Smith credits his father's dedication when discussing his own involvement in the lives of his three children: "I look at my father and how he was able to keep four kids fed and clothed and still managed to find time to spend with us."[27] Smith married Sheree Zampino in 1992. They had a son, Willard Christopher Smith III, also known as "Trey", but divorced in 1995. Trey appeared in his father's music video for the 1998 single "Just the Two of Us". Smith married actress Jada Pinkett in 1997. Together they have had two children: Jaden Christopher Syre (born 1998), his co-star in The Pursuit of Happyness, and Willow Camille Reign (born 2000), who appeared as his daughter in I Am Legend. Along with his brother, Harry Smith, he owns Treyball Development Inc.,[28] a Beverly Hills-based company named after his first son. Smith and his family reside on Star Island in Miami Beach, Florida and in Los Angeles, Stockholm, Sweden[29] and Philadelphia.

 

Smith was consistently listed in Fortune Magazine's "Richest 40" list of the forty wealthiest Americans under the age of 40 and according to magazine article Celebrity Net Worth Smith's estimated net personal wealth is stated at $188 million[30]. He donated $4,600 to the presidential campaign of Democrat Barack Obama.[31] December 11, 2009, Smith and his wife hosted the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, Norway, when Obama had won the prize.[32]

 

Smith has said he has studied multiple religions, including Scientology, and he has said many complimentary things about Scientology and other faiths. Despite his praise of Scientology, Smith said "I just think a lot of the ideas in Scientology are brilliant and revolutionary and non-religious"[33][34] and "Ninety-eight percent of the principles in Scientology are identical to the principles of the Bible.... I don't think that because the word someone uses for spirit is 'thetan' that the definition becomes any different."[35] He has denied having joined the Church of Scientology, saying "I am a Christian. I am a student of all religions, and I respect all people and all paths."[36] Smith gave $1.3 million to charities in 2007, of which $450,000 went to two Christian ministries, and $122,500 went to three Scientology organizations; the remaining beneficiaries included "a Los Angeles mosque, other Christian-based schools and churches, and [...] the Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Center in Israel".[37] Smith and his wife have also founded a private elementary school in Calabasas, California, the New Village Leadership Academy, which uses Study Technology, a teaching methodology developed by L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of Scientology.[38]

 

 

Discography

 

Main articles: Will Smith discography and DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince discography

 

With DJ Jazzy Jeff

 

Rock the House (1987)

He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper (1988)

And in This Corner... (1989)

Homebase (1991)

Code Red (1993)

 

Solo

 

Big Willie Style (1997)

Willennium (1999)

Born to Reign (2002)

Lost and Found (2005)

 

Filmography

 

Year Film Role Notes

1990 Saturday Morning Videos Host TV

ABC Afterschool Special – "The Perfect Date" Hawker TV

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air William "Will" Smith TV (1990–1996)

1992 Blossom Fresh Prince TV, Cameo, episode 18 "I'm with the Band"

Where the Day Takes You Manny 

1993 Made in America Tea Cake Walters 

Six Degrees of Separation Paul 

1995 Bad Boys Detective Mike Lowrey 

1996 Independence Day Captain Steven "Steve" Hiller, USMC MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss

1997 Men in Black James Darrell Edwards / Agent J MTV Movie Award for Best Fight

MTV Movie Award for Best Song From a Movie

Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Pinocchio TV Series;Episode 14 of Season 2 which aired on April 13, 1997.Episode also starred Chris Rock and Della Reese

1998 Enemy of the State Robert Clayton Dean Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

1999 Torrance Rises Himself Cameo

Wild Wild West Captain James "Jim" West 

2000 Welcome to Hollywood Himself 

The Legend of Bagger Vance Bagger Vance Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

2001 Ali Muhammad Ali MTV Movie Award for Best Performance

Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor

Nominated—Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor

Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama

Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

2002 Men in Black II James Darrell Edwards / Agent J BET Award for Best Actor

Nominated—Black Reel Award for Best Actor

Girlfriend by B2K Himself Music video

2003 Bad Boys II Detective Mike Lowrey Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

All of Us Johnny TV, 3 episodes (2003–2004); Creator/Executive Producer

2004 A Closer Walk Narrator Documentary

Jersey Girl Himself Uncredited Cameo

American Chopper Himself TV, Cameo

I, Robot Detective Del Spooner Producer

Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

The Seat Filler  Executive Producer; Independent Film

Shark Tale Oscar Voice

2005 There's a God on the Mic  Documentary

Hitch Alex "Hitch" Hitchens Producer

Nominated—BET Award for Best Actor

Nominated—Black Movie Award for Best Actor

Nominated—Black Reel Award for Best Actor

Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

2006 The Pursuit of Happyness Chris Gardner Producer

Nominated—Academy Award for Best Actor

Nominated—Black Reel Award for Best Actor

Nominated—Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor

Nominated—Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor

Nominated—Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama

Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

2007 I Am Legend Dr. Robert Neville Producer

MTV Movie Award for Best Performance

Saturn Award for Best Actor

Nominated—BET Award for Best Actor

Nominated—NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

2008 Hancock John Hancock Producer

Nominated – Saturn Award for Best Actor

Lakeview Terrace  Producer

The Secret Life of Bees  Producer

Seven Pounds Ben Thomas Producer

2010 The Karate Kid  Producer

2012 This Means War  Producer

Post-production

Annie  Co - Producer with Emma Thompson

Men in Black III[39] James Darrell Edwards / Agent J Post-production

2013 The Last Pharaoh Taharqa Pre-production

 

Box office grosses

 

Year Title Budget U.S. gross[40] Worldwide gross[40]

1992 Where the Day Takes You N/A $390,152 $390,152

1993 Made in America $44,942,695 $104,942,695

Six Degrees of Separation $6,284,090 $6,284,090

1995 Bad Boys $23m $65,647,413 $141,247,413

1996 Independence Day $75m $306,169,255 $817,400,878

1997 Men in Black $90m $250,690,539 $587,790,539

1998 Enemy of the State $111,549,836 $250,649,836

1999 Wild Wild West $170m $113,805,681 $222,105,681

2000 The Legend of Bagger Vance $80m $30,695,227 $39,235,486

2001 Ali $107m $58,183,966 $84,383,966

2002 Men in Black II $140m $190,418,803 $441,818,803

2003 Bad Boys II $60m $138,540,870 $272,940,870

2004 I, Robot $120m $144,801,023 $348,601,023

Shark Tale $75m $161,192,000 $367,192,000

2005 Hitch $70m $177,784,257 $366,784,257

2006 The Pursuit of Happyness $55m $162,586,036 $306,086,036

2007 I Am Legend $150m $256,393,010 $585,055,701

2008 Hancock $227,946,274 $624,346,274

Seven Pounds $55m $69,369,933 $166,617,328

 

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2.^ Sean Smith (2007-04-09). "The $4 Billion Man". Newsweek. http://www.newsweek.com/2007/04/15/the-4-billion-man.html. Retrieved July 7, 2011.

3.^ "WEEKEND ESTIMATES: 'Hancock' Delivers $107M 5-Day Opening, Giving Will Smith a Record Eighth Consecutive $100M Grossing Movie!; 'WALL-E' with $33M 3-Day; 'Wanted' Down 60 Percent for $20.6M; 'Kit Kittredge' a Disaster!". Fantasy Moguls. 2008-07-03. http://news.fantasymoguls.com/originalcontent/2008/07/early-wednesday.html. Retrieved 2008-07-07.

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21.^ Will Smith: He is a legend video interview with stv.tv, December 2007

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Further reading

 

Iannucci, Lisa (2009). Will Smith: A Biography. Greenwood. ISBN 0313376107.

 

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WILL SMITH DISCOGRAPHY: ALBUMS, SINGLES, COMPILATIONS, BOXED SETS, ETC.

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Year

1987

1988

1989

1991

1993

           

Album Title

Rock The House

He's The DJ, I'm The Rapper

And In This Corner...

Homebase

Code Red

Tracks

1. Girls Ain't Nothing But Trouble

2. Just One of Those Days

3. Rock the House

4. Taking It to the Top

5. Magnificent Jazzy Jeff

6. Just Rockin'

7. Girls Ain't

8. Touch of Jazz

9. Don't Even Try It

10. Special Announcement

1. Nightmare on My Street

2. Here We Go Again

3. Brand New Funk

4. Time to Chill

5. Charlie Mack (1st out of the Limo)

6. As We Go

7. Parents Just Don't Understand

8. Pump Up the Bass

9. Let's Get Busy Baby

10. Live at Union Square (November 1986)

11. D.J. on the Wheels

12. My Buddy

13. Rhythm Trax - House Party Style

14. He's the D.J., I'm the Rapper

15. Hip Hop Dancer's Theme

16. Jazzy's in the House

17. Human Video Game

1. Then She Bit Me

2. I Think I Can Beat Mike Tyson

3. Jazzy's Groove

4. Everything That Glitters (Ain't Always Gold)

5. You Got It (Donut)

6. Girlie Had a Mustache

7. Reverend

8. Who Stole My Car?

9. Men of You Dreams

10. Numero Uno

11. Too Damn Hype

12. Jeff Waz on the Beat Box)

1. I'm All That

2. Summertime

3. The Things That U Do

4. This Boy Is Smooth

5. Ring My Bell

6. A Dog Is a Dog

7. Caught in the Middle (Love & Life)

8. Trapped on the Dance Floor

9. Who Stole the D.J.

10. You Saw My Blinker

11. Dumb Dancin'

12. Summertime (Reprise)

13. Ring My Bell (Remix)

 

1. Somethin' Like Dis

2. I'm Looking for the One (To Be With Me)

3. Boom! Shake the Room

4. Can't Wait to Be With You

5. Twinkle Twinkle (I'm Not a Star)

6. Code Red

7. Shadow Dreams

8. Just Kickin' It

9. Ain't No Place Like Home

10. I Wanna Rock

11. Scream

12. Boom! Shake the Room [Street Remix]

 

Year

1997

1997

1998

1999

2002

           

Album Title

Big Willie Style

Men in Black: The Album

D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Greatest Hits

Willennium

Born To Reign

Tracks

1. Intro

2. Y'all Know

3. Gettin' Jiggy Wit It

4. Candy - Larry Blackmon

5. Chasing Forever

6. Keith B-Real I (Interlude)

7. Don't Say Nothin'

8. Miami

9. Yes Yes Y'all - Camp Lo

10. I Loved You

11. Keith B-Real II (Interlude)

12. It's All Good

13. Just the Two of Us

14. Keith B-Real III (Interlude)

15. Big Willie Style - Left Eye

16. Men in Black

1. Men In Black - Will Smith

2. We Just Wanna Party With You - Snoop Doggy Dogg

3. Dah Dee Dah (Sexy Thing) - Alicia Keys

4. Just Cruisin' - Will Smith

5. The 'Notic - Roots

6. Make You Happy - Trey Lorenz

7. Escobar '97 - Nas

8. Erotik City - Emoja

9. Same Ol' Thing - A Tribe Called Quest

10. Killing Time - Destiny's Child

11. Waiting For Love - 3T

12. Chanel No. Fever - De La Soul

13. Some Cow Fonque (More Tea, Vicar?) - Buckshot LeFonque

14. M.I.B. Main Theme - Danny Elfman

15. M.I.B. Closing Theme - Danny Elfman

1. Girls Ain't Nothing But Trouble [1988 Extended Remix]

2. Men in Black [Album Version]

3. Summertime [Album Version]

4. Parents Just Don't Understand [Single Edit]

5. Boom! Shake the Room [Album Version]

6. Just Cruisin' [Album Version]

7. Ring My Bell [Mr. Lee's Radion Mix]

8. Brand New Funk [Album Version]

9. Lovely Daze [#]

10. Fresh Prince of Bel Air

11. Nightmare on My Street [Single Version]

12. Touch of Jazz [Album Version]

13. I Think I Can Beat Mike Tyson [Album Version]

14. Magnificent Jazzy Jeff [Album Version]

15. I'm Looking for the One (To Be With Me) [Album Version]

16. You Saw My Blinker [Album Version]

17. Summertime '98 [Soulpower Remix]

18. Megamix [Edit]

1. I'm Comin'

2. Will2K

3. Freakin It

4. Da Butta

5. La Fiesta

6. Who Am I (Featuring Tatyana Ali & MC Lyte)

7. Afro Angel

8. So Fresh

9. Pump me Up (with DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince)

10. Can U Feel Me? (featuring Eve)

11. Potnas / Interlude

12. No More (featuring Breeze)

13. Uhhh (featuring Kel Spencer)

14. Wild Wild West (featuring Dru Hill/Kool Moe Dee)

15. The Rain (featuring Jill Scott)

1. Born To Reign

2. Act Like You Know

3. I Can't Stop

4. Jaden's Interlude

5. 1,000 Kisses (feat. Jada)

6. Willow Is A Player

7. Black Suits Comin' (Nod Ya Head) (feat. Tra-Knox)

8. How Da Beat Goes

9. Block Party

10. Give Me Tonite

11. I Gotta Go Home

12. Maybe

13. Nod Ya Head-The Remix (feat. Christina Vidal & Tra-Knox)

14. Momma Knows

 

Year

2002

2002

2005

   
           

Album Title

Men in Black II (MIIB): Music from the Motion Picture

Greatest Hits

Lost and Found

   

Tracks

1. Worm Lounge #1 (Worms In Black) - Danny Elfman

2. Logo - Danny Elfman

3. Titles - Danny Elfman

4. Big Jeff - Danny Elfman

5. Headquarters - Danny Elfman

6. Chop-Chop - Danny Elfman

7. Heart Thump - Danny Elfman

8. Customs - Danny Elfman

9. Hunting for K - Danny Elfman

10. J Nabbed / K's Back - Danny Elfman

11. The Real Story - Danny Elfman

12. Sleuthing - Danny Elfman

13. The Defense Begins - Danny Elfman

14. The Chase - Danny Elfman

15. The Light - Danny Elfman

16. The Finale - Danny Elfman

17. Worm Lounge #2 - Danny Elfman

18. Titles Revisited - Danny Elfman

19. I Will Survive - Tim Blaney

20. Black Suits Comin' (Nod Ya Head) - Will Smith

1. Girls Ain't Nothing But Trouble (1988 Extended Remix) (w/ DJ Jazzy Jeff)

2. Parents Just Don't Understand (w/ DJ Jazzy Jeff)

3. A Nightmare On My Street (w DJ Jazzy Jeff)

4. The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air (w/ DJ Jazzy Jeff)

5. Summertime (w/ DJ Jazzy Jeff)

6. Just Cruisin' (w/ DJ Jazzy Jeff)

7. 1,000 Kisses Radio (feat. Jada)

8. Men In Black

9. Gettin' Jiggy Wit It

10. Miami

11. Freakin' It

12. Will 2K (feat. K-Ci)

13. Wild Wild West (feat. Dru Hill & Kool Mo Dee)

14. Nod Ya Head (The Remix)

15. Just The Two Of Us

1. Here He Comes 

2. Party Starter

3. Switch

4. Mr. Niceguy

5. Ms. Holy Roller

6. Lost & Found

7. Tell Me Why (feat. Mary J. Blige)

8. I Wish I Made That / Swagga

9. Pump Ya Breaks (feat. Snoop Dogg)

10. If U Can't Dance (Slide) (feat. Nicole Scherzinger of The Pussycat Dolls)

11. Could U Love Me

12. Loretta

13. Wave Em Off

14. Scary Story

15. Switch ...R&B Remix (feat. Robin Thicke)

16. Switch ...Reggae Remix (feat. Elephant Man)

   

WILL SMITH ON VIDEO, A FILMOGRAPHY

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Year

1990

1990

1990-1996

1992

1993

  Selection N/A Selection N/A      

Title

Saturday Morning Videos (TV series)

The Perfect Date (TV special)

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV series)

Where the Day Takes You

Made in America

Role

Host

Himself

William "Will" Smith

Manny

Tea Cake Walters

Year

1993

1995

1995

1996

1997

           

Title

Six Degrees of Separation

Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV series)

Bad Boys

Independence Day

Men in Black

Role

Paul

Pinocchio (voice)

Det. Mike Lowrey

Captain Steven Hiller

James Edwards/ Agent J

Year

1998

1999

2000

2000

2001

      Selection N/A    

Title

Enemy of the State

Wild Wild West

Men in Black: Alien Attack (short)

The Legend of Bagger Vance

Ali

Role

Robert Clayton Dean

Capt. James West

Agent J

Bagger Vance

Cassius Clay/ Cassius X/ Muhammad Ali

Year

2002

2003

2004

2004

2005

           

Title

Men in Black II

Bad Boys II

I, Robot

Shark Tale

Hitch

Role

Agent Jay

Detective Mike Lowrey

Del Spooner

Oscar (voice)

Alex "Hitch" Hitchens

Year

2006

2007

2008

2008

Coming

          Selection N/A

Title

The Pursuit of Happyness

I Am Legend

Hancock

Sevem Pounds

Men in Black III

Role

Christopher Gardner

Robert Neville

John Hancock

Ben Thomas

Agent J

Year

Coming

Coming

     
  Selection N/A Selection N/A      

Title

After Earth

Bad Boys III

     

Role

 

Detective Mike Lowrey

     

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