Born In: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Will Smith is an extremely popular American actor, who began his career as a rap artist, teaming up with turntabler DJ Jazzy Jeff and beat boxer Ready Rock C. He was known to be a bright student hailing from the Philadelphia's 'Overbrook High School', who decided against attending college, so that he could pursue a career in music. He was successful as a singer, and is also a 'Grammy Award' recipient. At the age of 25, this young man ventured in movies, and debuted with the famous movie 'Six Degree of Separation'. From then on, there was no looking back for this talented young star. With blockbuster movies like 'Independence Day', 'I, Robot', 'I Am Legend,' 'Enemy of the State', 'The Pursuit of Happyness,' 'Ali', and 'King Richard,' Will Smith has won several awards and accolades, including an 'Academy Award,' a 'Critics' Choice Movie Award,' a 'British Academy Film Award,' a 'Screen Actors Guild Award,' four 'Grammy Awards' and a 'Golden Globe Award.' His power packed performances show versatility and promise that this star is here to stay. In the opinion of many directors, the actor was like a breath of fresh air and essayed emotional roles with as much ease as he would portray an action hero. Amongst his several brilliant films, ‘Men in Black’ a sci-fi comedy, was one movie that became a roaring hit with moviegoers all over the world. The popularity of the first movie inspired the sequels in the ‘Men in Black’ series, which were lauded by fans and critics alike.
Nick Name: The Fresh Prince
Also Known As: Willard Carroll Smith II
father: Willard Christopher Smith Sr.
mother: Caroline Bright
siblings: Ellen Smith, Harry Smith, Pam Smith
Born Country: United States
Founder/Co-Founder: Treyball Development Inc., Overbrook Entertainment, New Village Leadership Academy
Humanitarian Work: Established the 'New Village Leadership Academy' elementary school
Next year, in 1997, Smith was chosen by film director Barry Sonnenfeld, to become a part of the cult movie series of 'Men in Black'. The actor was cast opposite celebrated actor Tommy Lee Jones, and he essayed the legendary role of 'Agent J'. The following year, he worked in the hit movie 'Enemy of the State', alongside veteran Gene Hackman.
In 2015, Will Smith starred in a movie called 'Focus', where he played the male lead opposite Australian actress Margot Robbie. The same year he starred in 'Concussion', co-starring Alec Baldwin, the film earned positive reviews.
Some of his other noteworthy works also inlcude 'Bad Boys For Life,' 'Aladdin,' 'Suicide Squad,' and 'King Richard.'
This star is known for the ‘Men in Black’ franchise of movies. The science fiction movie features Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith as two agents of an organization who manage alien activity on earth.
During the 2022 Oscar presentation, the presenter, Chris Rock, made a joke about Will Smith's wife, Jada Pinkett Smith's, hair loss, which infuriated the King Richard star and he went to the stage and punched the comedian.Smith later took to social media to apologise for the incident. He posted a statement on Instagram saying that his behavior was "unacceptable and inexcusable" and "Violence in all of its forms is poisonous and destructive."
In 2022, he earned the 'Academy Award,' 'Screen Actors Guild Award,' 'Golden Globe Award,' 'Critics' Choice Movie Award,' and British Academy Film Award' for Best Actor for his portrayal Richard Williams in 'King Richard.'
The popular actor got married in 1997, to colleague Jada Koren Pinkett, who is best known for the 'Matrix' movie franchise. The two actors have a son, Jaden Christopher Syre and a daughter, Willow Camille Reign.
In 2005, Will Smith actor made it to the ‘Guinness Book of World Records’, for having gone to three movie premieres in one day.
According to 'Fortune Magazine', Smith has been one of the wealthiest young Americans. In 2008, presidential campaign of Democrat Barack Obama, Smith donated $4,600. He and his wife also organized the 'Nobel Peace Prize Concert', which was held in 2009, in Oslo as a toast to the prize being awarded to Obama.
Will Smith Movies
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(Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror)
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|2008||Best Male Performance||I Am Legend (2007)|
|2002||Best Male Performance||Ali (2001)|
|1998||Best Movie Song||Men in Black (1997)|
|1998||Best Fight||Men in Black (1997)|
|1997||Best Kiss||Independence Day (1996)|
|2020||Favorite Male Movie Star||Bad Boys for Life (2020)|
|2009||Favorite Male Movie Star||Winner|
|2009||Favorite Male Action Star||Winner|
|2005||Favorite Male Action Movie Star||Winner|
|1999||Best Rap Solo Performance||Winner|
|1998||Best Rap Solo Performance||Men in Black (1997)|
|1992||Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group||Winner|
|1988||Best Rap Performance||Winner|
|2000||Most Performed Songs from Motion Pictures||Wild Wild West (1999)|
|1998||Most Performed Songs from Motion Pictures||Men in Black (1997)|
|1994||Top TV Series||The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)|
|1999||Best Male Video||Will Smith: Miami (1998)|
|1998||Best Male Video||Will Smith: Just the Two of Us (1998)|
|1998||Best Rap Video||Will Smith: Gettin' Jiggy Wit It (1997)|
|1997||Best Video from a Film||Will Smith: Men in Black (1997)|
|1997||Best Video from a Film||Men in Black (1997)|
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