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Will Smith

Will SmithAKA Willard Christopher Smith, Jr.

Born: 25-Sep-1968
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA

Gender: Male
Religion: See Note [1]
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor, Rapper

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Fresh Prince of Bel Air

Half of rap duo D.J. Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince. Film credits include Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Independence Day, Men in Black and Enemy of the State.


[1] Possibly a Scientologist. Quoted in Vogue, 11 December 2007, Smith stated, "In all of the experiences I've had with Tom [Cruise] and Scientology, like, 98 percent of the principles are identical to the principles of the Bible." See also Ben Widdicombe, "Will Smith boosting Scientology", NY Daily News, 9 January 2008. Also MSNBC's Courtney Hazlett, quoting a source, "He's been getting more and more involved... And it isn't just him, it's definitely Jada, too." After such statements started hitting the media, damage control ensued. Will Smith's publicist issued a statement saying "I can tell you with 100 percent certainty that Will is not a Scientologist." Will Smith himself gave a rather ambiguous statement to Rush & Molloy at the NY Daily News, "I am a Christian. I am a student of all religions."

Father: Willard Smith Sr. (refrigeration company)
Mother: Caroline
Brother: Harry (twin)
Sister: Ellen (twin)
Wife:
Sheree Zampino (m. 9-May-1992, div. 1995, one son)
Son: Willard Christopher Smith III ("Trey Smith", b. 11-Nov-1992)
Wife: Jada Pinkett Smith (actress, m. 31-Dec-1997, one son, one daughter)
Son: Jaden Smith (actor, b. 8-Jul-1998)
Daughter: Willow Smith (singer, b. 31-Oct-2000)

    High School: Overbrook High School, Philadelphia, PA

    DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
    Obama for America
    Obama Victory Fund 2012
    Grammy 1988, for Parents Just Don't Understand
    Grammy 1991, for Summertime
    Grammy 1997, for Men In Black
    Grammy 1998, for Gettin' Jiggy Wit It
    Defamation according to lawsuit filed by Janet Hubert-Whitten (10-Dec-1993)
    Wedding: Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes (2006)

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Philadelphia 76ers Minority ownership partner (2011-)

    TELEVISION
    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Will Smith

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Winter's Tale (13-Feb-2014)
    After Earth (1-May-2013)
    Men in Black III (23-May-2012)
    Seven Pounds (19-Dec-2008)
    Hancock (16-Jun-2008)
    I Am Legend (5-Dec-2007)
    The Pursuit of Happyness (15-Dec-2006)
    Hitch (11-Feb-2005) · Hitch
    Shark Tale (10-Sep-2004) · Oscar [VOICE]
    I, Robot (16-Jul-2004) · Del Spooner
    Bad Boys II (18-Jul-2003) · Det. Mike Lowrey
    Men in Black II (26-Jun-2002) · Agent J
    Ali (11-Dec-2001) · Cassius Clay -- Muhammad Ali
    America: A Tribute to Heroes (21-Sep-2001) · Himself
    The Legend of Bagger Vance (29-Oct-2000) · Bagger Vance
    Welcome to Hollywood (27-Oct-2000) · Himself
    Wild Wild West (30-Jun-1999) · Capt. James West
    Enemy of the State (16-Nov-1998) · Robert Clayton Dean
    Men in Black (2-Jul-1997) · Jay
    Independence Day (2-Jul-1996) · Capt. Steven Hiller
    Bad Boys (7-Apr-1995) · Mike Lowrey
    Six Degrees of Separation (8-Dec-1993) · Paul
    Made in America (28-May-1993) · Tea Cake Walters
    Where the Day Takes You (11-Sep-1992)

Official Website:
http://www.willsmith.net/


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