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Smith in September 2009
Born Willard Christopher Smith, Jr.
September 25, 1968 (1968-09-25) (age 41)
Wynnefield, West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Other name(s) The Fresh Prince
Occupation Actor, rapper, film producer, record producer, television producer
Years active 1985–present
Spouse(s) Sheree Zampino (1992–1995)
Jada Pinkett Smith (1997–present)
Official website
.Willard Christopher "Will" Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968)[1] is an American actor, film producer and rapper.^ A native of Philadelphia, Smith was born on September 25, 1968.
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^ Willard Christopher Smith II (born September 25, 1968) is an American Oscar nominated actor and a multiple Grammy winning hip hop artist.
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^ Will Smith was born on September 28, 1968, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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.He has enjoyed success in music, television and film.^ He has enjoyed success in music, television and film.
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^ He is one of few people who have enjoyed legitimate success in the three major entertainment media in the United States: film, television, and the music industry.
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^ After The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air ended in 1996, Smith began a successful solo music career while simultaneously starring in a series of films.
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.In April 2007, Newsweek called him the most powerful actor on the planet.^ Newsweek has called him the most powerful actor on the planet.
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[2] .Smith has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and has won multiple Grammy Awards.^ Who will be nominated for a Golden Globe today??
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^ Smith has been nominated for four Golden Globes, two Academy Awards, and has won multiple Grammys.
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^ Smith’s film credits include “Ali,” for which he received an Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of the famed boxer.
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.In the late 1980s, Smith achieved modest fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince.^ Smith rose to fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince in the late 1980s and his role in the television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
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^ It may appear that Will Smith's character on the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air has the same name as he does in real life but that's not exactly true.
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^ Fresh Prince was incorporated into the title of the series because that's what Will Smith used as his stage name when he was performing in the 1980s as a rap artist.
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.In 1990, his celebrity increased dramatically when he starred in the popular television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.^ The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air launches its first season.
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^ Smith made his transition into television as the star of "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air," a sitcom created for him by Quincy Jones.
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^ Synopsis: Although the fourth season of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was planned as the series' last year on the air, the producers managed to forge a new contract with ABC assuring that Will Smith (as teenager Will Smith) and his co-stars would be reporting to duty for season five.
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.The show ran for nearly six years (1990 - 1996) on NBC and has been syndicated consistently on various networks since then.^ The show hit a chord and lasted six years before Will Smith decided to call it quits.
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^ The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air debuted on NBC on September 10, 1990, and became a runaway hit, lasting six seasons.
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^ During the show's six-year run, Smith began to branch out toward film work.
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.In the mid-1990s, Smith transitioned from television to film, and ultimately starred in numerous blockbuster films that received broad box office success.^ He has enjoyed success in music, television and film.
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^ With the help of partner James Lassiter, Smith recently launched Overbrook Entertainment, a film and television production company that also does artist management.
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^ I recently got a chance to sit down with Will Smith, star of the new film, SEVEN POUNDS (and pretty much everything else in production in Hollywood right now).
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.In fact, he is the only actor in history to have eight consecutive films gross over $100 million in the domestic box office as well as being the only actor to have eight consecutive films in which he starred open at the #1 spot in the domestic box office tally.^ He is the only actor in history to have eight consecutive films gross over $100 million in the domestic box office as well as being the only actor to have eight consecutive films open at #1 on the domestic box office as a Lead Actor.
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^ The film earned $486 million at the worldwide box office.

^ As of Hancock (2008), he holds the record for the actor to star in the most consecutive $100 million-grossing movies (8).
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[3] .Fourteen of the 19 fiction films he has acted in have accumulated a worldwide grosses of over $100 million, and 4 of them took in over $500 million in global box office receipts.^ He is the only actor in history to have eight consecutive films gross over $100 million in the domestic box office as well as being the only actor to have eight consecutive films open at #1 on the domestic box office as a Lead Actor.
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^ Wild Hogs sucked large donkey ass – three middle aged men and one flying pilot hidden homo in a “family movie” managed to earn over $100 million at the box office.
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^ Will is the only actor in history to have eight consecutive films open at number 1 at the box office including ' Hancock ,' ' Hitch ' and ' I, Robot .'
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.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.^ America still takes him seriously, however, and his most recent films — goofy Men in Black II and Oscar-bait Ali — received lukewarm receptions.

^ Bad Boys II  .
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^ But the A-list star, better known for action flicks such as "Independence Day" and "Men in Black," can have few complaints today.
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.He also received critical praise for his performances in Ali and Six Degrees of Separation.^ Six Degrees of Separation (1993) .
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^ He gained critical praise with Oscar nods for playing Muhammad Ali in Ali (2001) and a down-on-his-luck but determined father in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)."
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^ He gained critical praise with Oscar nods for playing Muhammad Ali in Ali (2001) and a down-on-his-luck but determined father in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006).
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Contents

Family and early life

.Smith was born and raised in West Philadelphia and Germantown in Northwest Philadelphia.^ Smith, an African American, was born and raised in West Philadelphia and Germantown in Northwest Philadelphia.
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^ Co-produced by Quincy Jones , the series starred the twentysomething Smith as streetwise West Philadelphia teenager Will Smith (they must  Read More .
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^ A native of Philadelphia, Smith was born on September 25, 1968.
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.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.^ Will Smith was the second of four children of Caroline (school board employee)...
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^ 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.
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^ Will Smith was the second of four children of Caroline (school board employee) and Willard C Smith Sr.
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[4][5] He was raised Baptist.[6] .His parents separated when he was 13 and divorced when he was 32.[7] Smith's charming and sly demeanor in school resulted in the nickname "Prince", which eventually turned into the "Fresh Prince". While still in his teens, Smith began rapping and eventually began collaborating with Jeff Townes (a.k.a.^ Also known as rap artist "The Fresh Prince.".
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^ I think you are still thinking about "Fresh Prince" when he was a teen-ager.
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^ It may appear that Will Smith's character on the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air has the same name as he does in real life but that's not exactly true.
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.DJ Jazzy Jeff), whom he met at a party.^ Smith engendered this moniker as a household phrase when he officially formed the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, with fellow performer Jeff Townes in 1986.
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^ Along with early partner DJ Jazzy Jeff ( Jeffrey A. Townes ), was the first to start scratching records and started the trend in the early '80s.
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^ Had a chart-hit together with DJ Jazzy Jeff.
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.He attended Overbrook High School in West Philadelphia.^ Overbrook High School in Winfield, West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania .
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^ Bright student Will also signed up with the high-status Julia Reynolds Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School in Philadelphia.
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^ Attended the prestigious Julia Reynolds Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School in Philadelphia.
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.DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince was born with Smith handling the rhymes and Townes overseeing the mastery of mixing and scratching — the combination was a pop and hip-hop hit during the 1980s and early 1990s.^ Smith also is reviving his hip-hop pursuits.
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^ Had a chart-hit together with DJ Jazzy Jeff.
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^ In the '80s, Jeffrey A. Townes became famous with Will Smith as part of the rapping duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince.
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.While it is widely reported that Smith turned down a scholarship to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), he never applied to MIT,[8] although he was admitted to a "pre-engineering program" there.^ It's a long way from this to "he turned down a scholarship to MIT".
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^ Turned down a scholarship to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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^ In 1998, Will Smith starred in the action-drama Enemy of the State and in 1999 he turned down the role of Neo in the commercial goldmine The Matrix .
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[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.^ Turns out Mr. Smith had "pretty high scores" and because his mommy worked at MIT in admissions and that school was very low on Negroes he says, "I probably could have gotten in."
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^ 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.
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^ DIDN'T work at MIT. she had a friend who did.
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But I had no intention of going to college."[10]

Recording and acting career

Will Smith
Birth name Will Smith
Also known as Fresh Prince
Born September 25, 1968 (1968-09-25) (age 41)
Origin Wynnefield, West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Genres Pop, hip hop
Occupations Rapper, actor
Years active 1986–present
Labels Columbia, Interscope
Associated acts DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
Website [2]

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 as well as Ready Rock C (Clarence Holmes) as the human beat box.^ Smith also is reviving his hip-hop pursuits.
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^ Smith engendered this moniker as a household phrase when he officially formed the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, with fellow performer Jeff Townes in 1986.
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^ Along with early partner DJ Jazzy Jeff ( Jeffrey A. Townes ), was the first to start scratching records and started the trend in the early '80s.
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The trio was known for performing humorous, radio-friendly songs, most notably "Parents Just Don't Understand" and "Summertime." They gained critical acclaim for winning the first ever Grammy in the Rap category (1988). .He had a line in "Voices That Care", a 1991 Gulf War song by a celebrity group.^ Himself - Presenter Voices that Care (1991) (TV) (as Fresh Prince) ....
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.Smith spent money freely during his early career and underpaid his income taxes.^ When the duo took off in popularity, Smith made and spent a lot of money on a house, cars and jewelry; leading to his near bankruptcy in his early twenties.
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^ Still immature, Smith fell victim to the pitfalls of sudden success, squandering his money and teetering on the verge of bankruptcy, but TV soon changed his life and career.
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.The Internal Revenue Service eventually assessed a $2.8 million tax debt against Smith, took many of his possessions, and garnished his income.^ Coincidence that many of these people are coming from public schools and feel offended.Some people even say the N word against will smith, another teacher says the F-word.
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[11]
Will Smith in 1993
.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.^ The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air launches its first season.
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^ Synopsis: Although the fourth season of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was planned as the series' last year on the air, the producers managed to forge a new contract with ABC assuring that Will Smith (as teenager Will Smith) and his co-stars would be reporting to duty for season five.
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^ Beginning in 1990, Smith lent his considerable charisma to the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air , in which he more or less played himself: a smart-alecky city kid who moves in with his stuffy, rich relatives.
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The show was successful and launched his acting career. .Smith set himself the goal of becoming "'the biggest movie star in the world'," studying box office successes' common characteristics.^ When I started in movies, I said, "I want to be the biggest movie star in the world".

^ Smith is without a doubt the biggest movie star in the world.

^ Go behind the scenes on the set of I Am Legend and find how Will Smith gets in shape for his action movies.
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[7] .Although he made a notable dramatic film debut in Six Degrees of Separation while still appearing in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Smith's film career took off with his role in the buddy cop film Bad Boys (1995) along with co-star Martin Lawrence.^ The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air launches its first season.
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^ During his six years on the show, he launched a movie career, wisely playing roles antithetical to his small-screen persona (a gay con artist in Six Degrees of Separation , a quip-happy cop in the action comedy Bad Boys ).
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^ Synopsis: Although the fourth season of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was planned as the series' last year on the air, the producers managed to forge a new contract with ABC assuring that Will Smith (as teenager Will Smith) and his co-stars would be reporting to duty for season five.
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Breakthrough (1996–2000)

.After The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air ended May 20, 1996, Smith began a successful solo music career while simultaneously starring in a series of films.^ The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air launches its first season.
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^ Who cares about the Fresh Prince of Bel Aire or what's on BHO's ipod?
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^ Although Smith initially gained fame as the rap star Fresh Prince prior to the age of 20, (with constant MTV airplay and blockbuster record...
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.The first two films were hugely successful summer blockbusters: Independence Day (1996), in which he played a fearless and confident fighter pilot, and Men in Black (1997), where he played the comic and confident Agent J against Tommy Lee Jones' deadpan Agent K.^ I wasn't a huge fan of I AM LEGEND but Will Smith and director Francis Lawrence's first collaboration was such a financial success why not do it again, right?
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^ Ever since 1996's "Independence Day," Smith has been known for action-packed blockbusters ("Men in Black") that open in the heat of summer and make millions.
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^ My most favorite Will Smith movies are Independence Day, I am Legend, Hitch, Wild Wild West both Men in Black movies and the Pursuit of Happyness.
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.Smith's acting in Men in Black won critical praise.^ My most favorite Will Smith movies are Independence Day, I am Legend, Hitch, Wild Wild West both Men in Black movies and the Pursuit of Happyness.
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^ Smith is simply hiding behind studying another religion so he won’t take the criticism that his friend Mr. Cruise seems to be taking.
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^ All the Will Smith - Men In Black song lyrics , Will Smith song titles listed on this site are the property of respective authors ( Will Smith ), artists, label and trademarks and are listed for educational purposes only.
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.He originally rejected the lead role in Men in Black, but wife Jada Pinkett Smith coaxed him into acceptance.^ Will Smith must dwarf his 5'0" wife Jada Pinkett Smith (both barefoot).
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^ Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith : $48 million .

^ Before Jada Pinkett Smith took the role of producer and star of TNT's "HawthoRNe," she made sure her family was fine with her being away from her mother and wife duties during filming.
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.The two films established Smith's commercial reputation as a bankable star whose appeal across age, race, and gender lines could "open" a film at the box office, a reputation Smith would begin to term a "Big Willie Weekend". In 1998 he starred with Gene Hackman in Enemy of the State.^ Would this affect my desire to see a film starring Smith?
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^ Will is the only actor in history to have eight consecutive films open at number 1 at the box office including ' Hancock ,' ' Hitch ' and ' I, Robot .'
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^ That's why everybody not only loves Will Smith, but loves to boast about how much they love him; because of his unique ability to negotiate black stardom with such aplomb, distributors have long claimed he "transcends race" (meaning his films sell anywhere, even in regions and nations where racial prejudice typically limits the box-office appeal of certain stars).
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.Smith turned down the role of Neo in The Matrix in favor of Wild Wild West.^ The role of Neo in the Matrix was originally offered to Smith, but he declined for he had already signed on to do (the terrible) Wild Wild West….
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^ Turned down the role of Neo in The Matrix (1999).
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^ Don't turn this into another WILD WILD WEST by JDanielP .
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.Despite the failure 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 would have achieved.^ Razzle Says: November 10th, 2009 at 9:27 pm I’m still pissed about the Wild Wild West movie and song.
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^ But Will Smith’s interview about decision made me think my dream was possible again.
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^ Despite Smith's Oscar nomination and the amount he put into the film, none of that was reflected in its lacklustre commercial success, yet Smith has no regrets.
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[12] .Smith then went on to gain leading roles in several box office successes including Men in Black II, Bad Boys II, Hitch, and I, Robot.^ Bad Boys II - Teaser trailer.
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^ Bad Boys II - Teaser trailer .
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^ February 22, 2005 "Hitch" Leads B.O. for Second Week Even though the Will Smith-starrer "Hitch" experienced a 26% drop in its box office take from last weekend, it was still enough to hold off, if barely, Keanu Reeves' supernatural thriller "Constantine," to take the box office...
  • Will Smith - Rotten Tomatoes Celebrity Profile 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.rottentomatoes.com [Source type: General]

.Smith also released a string of hit singles, often associated with his most recent film, throughout the late 1990s.^ However, given Smith's recent batting average, the film stands a good chance of being a box office hit.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Something of a change of pace for the man who spent his last film demolishing most of Miami, but we're sure Smith can pull it off.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ The film turned out to be a lucrative enterprise for him off the screen as well, as his theme-song single also became a hit.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

.The most notable of these were his #1 hit theme song "Men in Black", the #1 hit "Gettin' Jiggy wit It" (which made jiggy a catch phrase for a while in 1998), and a cover of "Just the Two of Us", an affectionate message to his young son.^ He might just find himself being kidnapped by men in all black one night!
  • Will Smith: I’m A Christian | Bossip.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC bossip.com [Source type: Original source]

^ However, his theme-song single provided another hit for the actor/musician.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ At least no one voted for Wild Wild West or Men in Black II - that would’ve just been wrong.
  • will smith - The Screengrab 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.nerve.com [Source type: General]

.His first two solo albums, Big Willie Style (1997) and Willennium (1999), went multi-platinum.^ Big Willie Style lyrics .

^ Big Willie Style (feat.

^ Let's just say that "Big Willie Style" has taken on a whole new subtext.
  • Does Will Smith Pay For Dick? | Dlisted 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

International success (2001–present)

.Smith was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor, for the film Ali, 2001, for his portrayal of the boxer Muhammad Ali, formerly known as Cassius Clay, in the biopic.^ Smith then trained rigorously for his most demanding role up to that point: that of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali in director Michael Mann 's biopic Ali (2001).
  • Will Smith - Ask.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.ask.com [Source type: General]

^ Willard Christopher Smith, Jr. September 25, 1968) is an Academy Award nominated American actor and a multiple Grammy winning hip hop artist.
  • Will Smith - Photos, Videos, Wallpapers and more at CelebritySpud.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.celebrityspud.com [Source type: General]

^ Two-time Academy Award nominee, Will Smith, may have found the project that will finally win him that elusive Oscar.
  • Will Smith Signs onto Flowers for Algernon | Pajiba - Scathing Reviews for Bitchy People 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.pajiba.com [Source type: General]

.He was again nominated for Best Actor Oscar for his role in another true-life movie, The Pursuit of Happyness, where he played Chris Gardner in his rags-to-riches story.^ He is also attached to star in rags-to-riches film "Pursuit of Happiness."
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Sidenote: He’s an actor playing a role.
  • Will Smith: I’m A Christian | Bossip.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC bossip.com [Source type: Original source]

^ More specifically the Pursuit of Happiness in the true-life story of rags-to-riches broker Chris Garner.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

.Smith's third album on Columbia Records, Born to Reign released in 2002, was a sales disappointment compared to his past efforts, and after a quick Greatest Hits release that was almost not advertised at all, he was dropped by the label.^ Artist: Will Smith Our price: List price: $11.98 You save ( %) Release Date: 2002-07-02 Track List: .
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^ Artist: Will Smith Our price: List price: $11.98 You save ( %) Release Date: 2002-06-25 Track List: .
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^ The album, which Smith calls a "departure" from his previous albums, which include Born to Reign (2002), Willenium (1999) and Big Willie Style (1997), will be led by the single "Switch."
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

He later signed a recording contract with Interscope Records. .A year later, Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith created the UPN (later CW) sitcom All of Us, which was loosely based on their lives.^ Will Smith must dwarf his 5'0" wife Jada Pinkett Smith (both barefoot).
  • Will Smith Height - how tall 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.celebheights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith : $48 million .

^ He says, “I’ve talked to Tom about it–(there’s) lots of incredible, wonderful concepts (but, my wife) Jada (Pinkett Smith) and I don’t necessarily believe in organized religion.
  • Will Smith Secret Scientologist? Should It Matter? | The Movie Blog 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC themovieblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The show debuted on UPN in September 2003, and aired there for three seasons before moving to The CW in October 2006, for one more season.^ As it turns out, there was more than one problem with the original code.

^ The madame tells Ian Halperin that before she moved her whore game from Hollywood to NYC this year, Will Smith was one of her clients.
  • Does Will Smith Pay For Dick? | Dlisted 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ What the heck?: There wasn’t a more stunning move off the field in the NFC South than owner Jerry Richardson firing sons Mark and Jon just before the season started.
  • Will Smith - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC espn.go.com [Source type: General]

.The CW cancelled All of Us in May 2007. Smith appeared as himself in Jersey Girl delivering the Silent Bob speech that appears in nearly all Kevin Smith movies.^ So I feel this movie has delivered on all it promised.
  • Will Smith's 'Hancock' Fiasco | Movie Mix | AlterNet 10 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.alternet.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I love Will Smith, he's the man in all his movies!
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Will Smith says he’d make a good Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ If the music takes off, Smith may give up the acting - well at least a certain type of movie.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

.The lead character's situation is due to the claim, "Will Smith is just a rapper."^ Hollywood star Will Smith has claimed that he was prevented from kissing co-star Cameron Diaz on screen, due to racial prejudices.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Will Smith Has 'Sumthin' For Eminem' On New LP, Due In Marc h Rapper/actor calls Lost and Found a 'departure' from his previous albums.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

.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.^ World record breaker Will Smith .
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Gained a place in the Guinness World Records book for most public appearances in 12 hours, by attending three red carpet "premieres" for Hitch (2005/I) on 22nd February 2005.
  • Will Smith (I) - Biography 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

^ The 38-year-old actor will now be noted in the Guinness Book of Records for achieving the greatest number of public appearances in just 12 hours.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

[13] .On July 2, 2005, Smith served as host for the Live 8 concert in his native Philadelphia in front of an enormous crowd, and later performed a set with DJ Jazzy Jeff.^ Will Smith to host AIDS awareness concert .
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ A native of Philadelphia, Smith was born on September 25, 1968.
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^ The nickname became part of his popular persona when, with fellow rapper Jeff Townes, Smith (who had been rapping since the age of 12) formed the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

.During this time, Smith released his fourth studio album, the successful Lost & Found.^ Smith found fame as a rapper, producing two platinum albums and winning a Grammy for He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ I got a single and the album's called Lost and Found, and the first week in April [is the due date] for the album.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ His first solo album in nearly three years, Lost and Found, is due March 29.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

.The album was propelled solely on the smash hit single, "Switch", which appealed to the mainstream.^ He releases his first album for three years, Lost and Found, next month preceded by the single titled Switch.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ The album, which Smith calls a "departure" from his previous albums, which include Born to Reign (2002), Willenium (1999) and Big Willie Style (1997), will be led by the single "Switch."
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

The single stayed atop the charts for months and returned Smith to the forefront of hip-hop. Smith appeared at Nickelodeon Kid's Choice awards in 2005 performing "Switch", as well as the BET awards in 2005. He appeared in the second game of the NBA Finals (San Antonio vs. Detroit) performing "Switch" to promote the album. .Smith also made a special appearance in the reality talent contest show "Indian Idol", when he visited India.^ Will Smith has made epic blockbusters a Fourth of July tradition, and Denzel Washington is one of the most recognized faces in show business.
  • Will Smith: News & Videos about Will Smith - CNN.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ All appearances can be made at the individual TV Show or Episode level.
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^ I wonder what a reality show centered around the Will/Jada Smith family would be like?
  • Will Smith Gets Frisky | Bossip.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC bossip.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

He has planned to star in a feature film remake of the television series It Takes a Thief.[14]
Smith in 2008
.On December 10, 2007, Smith was recognized at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard.^ Reply 2007 December 29 FuckThisShit permalink This is total bullshit and anyone who believes will smith is gay is a fucking retard omg just fucking die .
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^ Reply 2007 December 29 Shame permalink After seeing him in I Am Legend, I’m totally 100% convinced that Will Smith is GAY!!!
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^ Reply 2007 December 12 Fan permalink Will Smith and Tom Cruise seem to be getting very close…both men with gay rumors for years…, .
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.Smith left an imprint of his hands and feet outside the world renowned theater in front of many fans.^ Sadly, many are like this because there are many HSing people who do it to shelter their kids from the outside world.
  • Will Smith thinks teachers are useless - The Superficial - www.thesuperficial.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC thesuperficial.com [Source type: General]

[15] .Later that month, Smith starred in the film I Am Legend, released December 14, 2007. Despite marginally positive reviews,[16] its opening was the largest ever for a film released in the United States during December.^ December 21, 2007 What Film Ban?
  • Will Smith - Rotten Tomatoes Celebrity Profile 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.rottentomatoes.com [Source type: General]

^ Addressing the state of the film industry during an interview to promote his new movie Miracle at St. Anna , star Derek Luke remarked offhandedly, "I heard they offered Will Smith Captain America .” Cue the discussion board floodgates.
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^ We've got an early review of this weekend's biggest opening, I Am Legend !
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Smith himself has said that he considers the film to be "aggressively unique".[17] A reviewer said that the film's commercial success "cemented [Smith's] standing as the number one box office draw in Hollywood."[18] 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.[19]
.Smith is currently developing a film entitled The Last Pharaoh, in which he will star as Taharqa.^ Will Smith, who currently stars in "Hitch," is about to suit up Big Willie-style.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Would this affect my desire to see a film starring Smith?
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^ Something of a change of pace for the man who spent his last film demolishing most of Miami, but we're sure Smith can pull it off.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

[20]
.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.^ "Will and I have talked about this because he has the ears!"
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Will Smith says he’d make a good Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ Earlier this year, Obama said he and Smith had discussed the possibility.
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Will Smith says he’d make a good Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ June 27th, 2008 11:41 am ET Speaking with MTV earlier this week, actor Will Smith said he'd enjoy playing the Illinois senator in an upcoming movie and noted the two share at least one feature in common: rather large ears........sounds good.........NEXT!!!!
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Will Smith says he’d make a good Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

[21]

Personal life

Smith was raised by his parents, Willard and Caroline, 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."^ I have been able to spend more time with my family.

^ Will Smith has ACCOMPLISHED, yes accomplished what other actors,rappers,singers comedians and just people of ANY color could only DREAM about.And he still is young and good looking and RICH. He has been married TEN years and has beautiful children.
  • Will Smith Gets Frisky | Bossip.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC bossip.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "Every time somebody in Hollywood breaks up, Jada and I go and find out why," Smith says.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

[22] .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, who appeared as his daughter in "I Am Legend" (born 2000).^ They married on New Year's Eve in 1997, and now have two kids of their own: son Jaden, 7, and daughter Willow, 5.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Will Smith has already made a star out of one of his children – son Jaden, 9, who costarred in 2006's The Pursuit of Happyness.
  • Will Smith: News & Videos about Will Smith - CNN.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ They do raise their children together, but that's about it.
  • Does Will Smith Pay For Dick? | Dlisted 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Along with his brother, Harry Smith, he owns Treyball Development Inc.,[23] a Beverly Hills-based company named after his first son.^ But his real estate venture, called Treyball Development--named for his son Trey and run by his brother Harry--h...
  • Will Smith: News & Videos about Will Smith - CNN.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: General]

^ Benny Medina, who wanted to create a TV show based on his own experiences as a poor kid living with a rich Beverly Hills family.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith and Jay-Z are among the big-name investors in a Brooklyn-based beauty line called "Carol's Daughter," according to the New York Post.
  • Will Smith: News & Videos about Will Smith - CNN.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC topics.edition.cnn.com [Source type: General]

.Smith has been consistently listed in Fortune Magazine's "Richest 40" list of the forty wealthiest Americans under the age of 40. Smith and his family reside on Star Island in Miami Beach, Florida and in Los Angeles, Stockholm, Sweden[24] and Philadelphia.^ Smith was surrounded by his family and some film co-stars to accept a humanitarian award at the event.
  • Will Smith Archives - Celebrity News, Photos and Gossip - Socialite Life 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC socialitelife.celebuzz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Artist: Will Smith Our price: $6.99 Release Date: 2008-11-24 Track List: .
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^ For some reason, Smith and Spielberg decided it would be a great idea to remake the movie for American audiences, with Smith as the star.
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.Smith donated $4,600 to the presidential campaign of Democrat Barack Obama.^ You can see the logic behind Barack Obama's joke that he'd like to see Will Smith play him in a movie.
  • Will Smith's 'Hancock' Fiasco | Movie Mix | AlterNet 10 January 2010 17:017 UTC www.alternet.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And now Barack Obama wants Will Smith to play him in a movie?
  • Perez Hilton: Will Smith Gifts Scientology With Big $$$$$$!! 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC perezhilton.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ June 27th, 2008 12:00 pm ET Barack Obama = Will Smith Hillary Clinton = Meryll Streep John McCain = Clint Eastwood .
  • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Will Smith says he’d make a good Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

[25]
.Smith has said he has studied multiple religions, including Scientology, and he has said many complimentary things about Scientology and other faiths.^ Reply nbakid2000 says: March 31, 2008 at 6:57 pm Smith has admitted to studying Scientology and he has said many complimentary things about the controversial religion.
  • Will Smith Secret Scientologist? Should It Matter? | The Movie Blog 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC themovieblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Smith is simply hiding behind studying another religion so he won’t take the criticism that his friend Mr. Cruise seems to be taking.
  • Will Smith: I’m A Christian | Bossip.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC bossip.com [Source type: Original source]

^ What disturbs me about this Cult is you can’t be a member for free, as in other religions.
  • Will Smith Secret Scientologist? Should It Matter? | The Movie Blog 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC themovieblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Despite his praise of Scientology, Smith said "I just think a lot of the ideas in Scientology are brilliant and revolutionary and non-religious"[26][27] and "Ninety-eight percent of the principles in Scientology are identical to the principles of the Bible....^ Although Smith has said, “I just think a lot of the ideas in Scientology are brilliant and revolutionary and non-religious.”[23][24] and, “Ninety-eight percent of the principles in Scientology are identical to the principles of the Bible….
  • Will Smith Secret Scientologist? Should It Matter? | The Movie Blog 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC themovieblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She just said she thinks he's bisexual.
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^ At the event, Jada Pinkett-Smith said of her hubby, "Will often gets honored for the great talent he is, and it's just fantastic to see him being honored for the great man that he is."
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I don't think that because the word someone uses for spirit is 'thetan' that the definition becomes any different."[28] 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."^ I am a student of all religions.
  • Will Smith: I’m A Christian | Bossip.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC bossip.com [Source type: Original source]

^ And I respect all people and all paths.” .
  • Will Smith: I’m A Christian | Bossip.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC bossip.com [Source type: Original source]

^ I am a student of all religions, and I respect all people and all paths.”[26].
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[29] .After his wife Jada made the film Collateral with Cruise in 2004, the couple donated USD$20,000 to Scientology's literacy campaign, called HELP, the Hollywood Education and Literacy Program, which is the basis for Scientology's homeschooling system.^ After Jada made the film Collateral with Cruise in 2004, the couple donated USD$20,000 to Scientology’s literacy campaign, called HELP, The Hollywood Education and Literacy Program, which is the basis for Scientology’s home-schooling system.
  • Will Smith Secret Scientologist? Should It Matter? | The Movie Blog 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC themovieblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sites across the web are reporting that Smith allegedly funded a Scientology school and that he and wife Jada Pinkett have been secret members of the Church of Scientology for years.
  • Will Smith Movies, Movie Trailers 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.reelzchannel.com [Source type: General]

^ During the promotional campaign for that movie, Tom Cruise 's antics promoting the benefits of Scientology alienated many would-be moviegoers and seemed to signal the end for one of Hollywood's most reliable box office cash cows.
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[30]

Discography

Filmography

Year Film Role Salary (US$)[31] 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
Where the Day Takes You Manny 50,000
1993 Made in America Tea Cake Walters 100,000
Six Degrees of Separation Paul 500,000
1995 Bad Boys Detective Mike Lowrey 2,000,000
1996 Independence Day Captain Steven "Steve" Hiller, USMC 5,000,000 MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss
1997 Men in Black James Darrell Edwards / Agent J 5,000,000 MTV Movie Award for Best Fight
MTV Movie Award for Best Song From a Movie
1998 Enemy of the State Robert Clayton Dean 14,000,000 Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
1999 Torrance Rises Cameo
Wild Wild West Captain James "Jim" West 7,000,000
2000 Welcome to Hollywood Himself
The Legend of Bagger Vance Bagger Vance 10,000,000 Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
2001 Ali Muhammad Ali 20,000,000 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 20,000,000
+ 10% of the gross
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 20,000,000
+ 20% of the gross
Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
2004 A Closer Walk Narrator Documentary
Jersey Girl Himself Uncredited Cameo
American Chopper Himself TV, Cameo
I, Robot Detective Del Spooner 28,000,000 Producer
Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Shark Tale Oscar 15,000,000 Voice
2005 There's a God on the Mic Documentary
Hitch Alex "Hitch" Hitchens 20,000,000 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 10,000,000
+ 20% of the gross
Producer
2007 I Am Legend Dr. Robert Neville 25,000,000 Producer
2008 Hancock John Hancock 20,000,000
+ 20% of the gross
Producer
Lakeview Terrace Producer
The Secret Life of Bees Producer
Seven Pounds Ben Thomas Producer
2010 The Karate Kid Producer

Box office grosses

Year Title Budget U.S. gross[32] Worldwide gross[32]
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 $168,482,448

See also

References

  1. ^ Jason Ankeny (2008). "Will Smith on MSN". MSN. http://music.msn.com/music/artist-biography/will-smith.4/. Retrieved 2008-07-17. 
  2. ^ Sean Smith (2007-04-09). "The $4 Billion Man". Newsweek. http://www.newsweek.com/id/35656/. Retrieved February 14, 2009. 
  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. 
  4. ^ Will Smith Biography (1968-)
  5. ^ "Where there's a Will, there's a way". Taipei Times. 2004-08-09. http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/feat/archives/2004/08/09/2003198111. 
  6. ^ http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ent/movies/5377381.html
  7. ^ a b Rebecca Winters Keegan (2007-11-29). "The Legend of Will Smith". Time. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1689234,00.html. 
  8. ^ Jennifer Hillner (December 2007). "I, Robocop". Wired 46 (8): 833–9. doi:10.1007/s11517-008-0355-6. PMID 18509686. http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/12.07/smith.html. 
  9. ^ "Will Smith". James Lipton (producer). Inside the Actors Studio. Bravo. 2002-01-13. No. 806, season 8.
  10. ^ Meg Grant (December 2006). "Will Smith Interview: Will's Roots". Reader's Digest. http://www.rd.com/content/openContent.do?contentId=31133. Retrieved 2006-06-27. 
  11. ^ Smith, Will. Interview with Steve Kroft. 60 Minutes. CBS. 2007-12-02.
  12. ^ Smith has no Matrix Regrets
  13. ^ Daniel Saney (2005-02-23). "Will Smith in Guinness Book of Records". Digital Spy. http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/showbiz/a19424/will-smith-in-guinness-book-of-records.html. 
  14. ^ Gabriel Snyder; Michael Fleming (2006-03-21). "U finds man of steal for 'Thief' feature". Variety. http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117940129.html. 
  15. ^ HHWorlds.com - Will Smith Immortalized At Grauman's Chinese Theater
  16. ^ Rotten Tomatoes: I Am Legend
  17. ^ Will Smith: He is a legend video interview with stv.tv, December 2007
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  19. ^ Barbara Walters Gets Up Close with 2008's Most Fascinating People" TV Guide. December 1, 2008. Retrieved on December 3, 2008.
  20. ^ "Will Smith set to conquer Egypt?". Jam Showbiz. 2008-03-23. http://jam.canoe.ca/Movies/Artists/S/Smith_Will/2008/03/23/5078376-sun.html. Retrieved 2008-03-23. 
  21. ^ "In the movie of Obama's life, he'd pick Will Smith to star". Sun-Times. 2008-02-26. http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/people/813369,obamamovies022608.article. Retrieved 2009-12-9. "Will and I have talked about this because he has the ears!" 
  22. ^ [1]
  23. ^ Treyball Development
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  26. ^ "Smith Turns Down Cruise's Scientology Bid". Hollywood.com. 2006-12-01. http://www.hollywood.com/news/Smith_Turns_Down_Cruises_Scientology_Bid/3591886. 
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  30. ^ Roger Friedman (2007-12-14). "Will Smith's Charities Include Scientology". Fox News Channel. http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,316808,00.html. 
  31. ^ http://www.the-numbers.com/people/WSMIT.php
  32. ^ a b "Will Smith - Box Office Data Movie Star". The Numbers. http://www.the-numbers.com/people/WSMIT.php. Retrieved 2009-01-08. 

Further reading

  • Doeden, Matt (2007). Will Smith. Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States: Lerner Publications, ISBN 0822566087

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Quotes

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From Wikiquote

I'm looking to infect people with my positivity. I think I can start an epidemic.
.Willard Christopher Smith, Jr. (born September 25, 1968), aka Will Smith, is an Academy Award nominated actor, multiple Grammy winning hip hop artist, and a former comedian from the United States.^ Smith Role Wins Military `academy' Award .
  • Newsvine - will-smith 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.newsvine.com [Source type: General]

^ A native of Philadelphia, Smith was born on September 25, 1968.
  • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

^ First hip-hop artist to be nominated for an Academy Award.
  • Will Smith (I) - Biography 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]
  • Will Smith - Unmistakables.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.unmistakables.com [Source type: General]
  • Will Smith Biography and Filmography 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.actorsofhollywood.com [Source type: General]

.He is one of a small group of people who have enjoyed huge success in all the three major entertainment media in the United States: film, television, and the music industry.^ He is one of few people who have enjoyed legitimate success in the three major entertainment media in the United States: film, television, and the music industry.
  • http://getglue.com/recording_artists/will_smith 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC getglue.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He is one of a small group of people who have enjoyed success in three major entertainment media in the United States.
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^ He has enjoyed success in music, television and film.
  • Will Smith on Top Fans 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC topfans.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Sourced

  • It's great to be black in Hollywood. .When a black actor does something, it seems new and different just by virtue of the fact that he's black.^ IT players in motion If it seems that every vendor is doing something different--entering some new business, competing with erstwhile allies, cooperating with erstwhile competitors--it's because they are.
    • Will Smith thinks PluggedIn can get jiggy with it | The Social - CNET News 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I've been talking to some big actors right now about something that is totally different.
    • Will Smith Movies, Movie Trailers 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.reelzchannel.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Cancer: This is a good day to try something new, a different approach or perhaps just eat somewhere different!
    • Will Smith - Life & Style - smh.com.au 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.smh.com.au [Source type: General]
    • Will Smith - Life & Style - theage.com.au 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.theage.com.au [Source type: General]
    • Will Smith - Life & Style - brisbanetimes.com.au 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.brisbanetimes.com.au [Source type: General]
    • Will Smith fires Scientology teacher 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.smh.com.au [Source type: General]

    .
    • "Will Smith" article in Halliwell's Who's Who in the Movies (2001 edition), p.^ Will Smith — who was the most profitable movie star of 2008 — greets coed fans earlier this week while on the campus of the University of Madrid in Spain.
      • Will Smith | Entertainment Spotlight | BET.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC blogs.bet.com [Source type: General]

      ^ "They had no idea what the movie was, no idea what the scene was," recalls Smith, who chuckles while seated in a high-rise eatery with a Central Park view the day after the movie's premiere.
      • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Reply Margroks says: September 9, 2008 at 11:23 am I would disagree with those who think Will Smith is just a movie star and not a great actor.
      • Will Smith As Captain America? | The Movie Blog 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.themovieblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      .406
  • I feel like I could run for President.^ June 27th, 2008 11:39 am ET We could just skip the middle man and have Will Smith run for President =) .
    • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Will Smith says he’d make a good Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I thought, if someone could imagine that and then put it on a screen and make me feel like that...
    • Will Smith (I) - Biography 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]
    • Will Smith - Unmistakables.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.unmistakables.com [Source type: General]
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    .People often laugh, but if I set my mind to it, within the next 15 years I could be in the White House.^ People laugh, but if I set my mind to it, within the next 15 years I would be president .

    ^ People laugh, but if I set my mind to it, within the next 15 years I would be president.
    • Will Smith (I) - Biography 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]
    • Will Smith - Unmistakables.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.unmistakables.com [Source type: General]
    • Will Smith Quotes - Will Smith 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ My music always informs the next couple of years of films.
    • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

    .
    • "Will Smith" article in Halliwell's Who's Who in the Movies (2001 edition), p.^ Will Smith — who was the most profitable movie star of 2008 — greets coed fans earlier this week while on the campus of the University of Madrid in Spain.
      • Will Smith | Entertainment Spotlight | BET.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC blogs.bet.com [Source type: General]

      ^ "They had no idea what the movie was, no idea what the scene was," recalls Smith, who chuckles while seated in a high-rise eatery with a Central Park view the day after the movie's premiere.
      • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Reply Margroks says: September 9, 2008 at 11:23 am I would disagree with those who think Will Smith is just a movie star and not a great actor.
      • Will Smith As Captain America? | The Movie Blog 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.themovieblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      406
  • Even Hitler didn't wake up going, "let me do the most evil thing I can do today." I think he woke up in the morning and using a twisted, backwards logic, he set out to do what he thought was "good." .Stuff like that just needs reprogramming.^ Stuff like that just needs reprogramming.” Hitler’s totalitarian leadership as Fuhrer during 1934 until his eventual suicide in 1945 resulted in the persecution of an estimated six million Jews in the Holocaust, and his invasion of Poland in 1939 led to the start of the Second World War.
    • HUH?!: “Good Will (Smith) Towards (Fascist) Men?” – Will Smith Likes Hitler 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.debbieschlussel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ... .I wake up every day full of hope, positive that every day is going to be better than yesterday.^ I'm raring to go every second of the day.
    • Will Smith (I) - Biography 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]
    • Will Smith - AskMen.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: General]
    • Will Smith Celebrity Profile, News, Gossip & Photos - AskMen.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: General]
    • Will Smith - Biography 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.tiscali.co.uk [Source type: General]
    • Will Smith - Unmistakables.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.unmistakables.com [Source type: General]
    • Will Smith Quotes - Will Smith 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.flixster.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Will Smith Celebrity Profile, News, Gossip & Photos - AskMen.com UK 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC uk.askmen.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith 5 you go jada and will i mean celebrity couples dnt last that long you guys last longer than i think keep it up.
    • Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith Reviews on RateItAll 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.rateitall.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ "Every time somebody in Hollywood breaks up, Jada and I go and find out why," Smith says.
    • Will Smith | Hitch Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: General]

    .And I'm looking to infect people with my positivity.^ Actors never look exactly like real-life people they portray anyway, so I'm willing to suspend my disbelief on that.
    • CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Will Smith says he’d make a good Obama « - Blogs from CNN.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com [Source type: General]

    I think I can start an epidemic. .
    • As quoted in "Will Smith : My Work Ethic Will Make Me A Legend" by Siobhan Synnot in Daily Record (22 December 2007)
    • This was reported in various new stories as if Smith had declared that "Adolf Hitler was essentially a good person."
    • Smith responded to such misinterpretations in further statements:
    • It is an awful and disgusting lie.^ NY Daily News reports: .
      • The Superficial - Will Smith recruits for Scientology, is also freaking cheap 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC thesuperficial.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Will Smith has stunned the world by declaring that even Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler was essentially a “good” person.
      • HUH?!: “Good Will (Smith) Towards (Fascist) Men?” – Will Smith Likes Hitler 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.debbieschlussel.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Written by Andrew Niccol, the story will follow Smith as a New York City street magician whose daughter just so happens to live in England.
      • Will Smith sails away - JoBlo.com 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.joblo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      It speaks to the dangerous power of an ignorant person with a pen. I am incensed and infuriated to have to respond to such ludicrous misinterpretation. ... Adolf Hitler was a vile, heinous, vicious killer responsible for one of the greatest acts of evil committed on this planet.

Misattributed

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  • Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like.^ Many people give them credit for intelligence they have not earned.
    • Will Smith is a fucking idiot | The Good Atheist 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.thegoodatheist.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want to impress people they don't like.
    • Will Smith (I) - Biography 28 January 2010 1:01 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like .

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Will Smith listens intently to a reporter's questions at the media hype for the 2006 Time 100, as covered by video blog Rocketboom.

Will Smith (September 25, 1968) is an American actor and rapper from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [1]. He got his start as part of the rap duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince [2]. He became an actor when he starred on the television show "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" as Will Smith, a teenager from Philadelphia sent to live with his rich relatives in Southern California. He has appeared in many movies including Independence Day, Men in Black, Ali, Wild Wild West, and I Am Legend [3].

"Miami" is a popular song by Will Smith.

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