See Article History Alternative Titles: He formed an alliance with schoolmate and deejay Jeffrey Townes, whom he met in Platinum-certified recordings and accompanying videos subsequently brought him to the attention of television producers. The action comedy-thriller Bad Boyshowever, proved to be the turning point in his film career.
The role eventually went to Nia Long. Also known as rap artist "The Fresh Prince.
Pam Smith born inand twins Ellen and Harry Smith born in Won a Grammy Award for the song "Summertime" during his rap career. First hip-hop artist to be nominated for an Academy Award. Dropped from Columbia Records as an artist after lackluster sales of his third solo album, which was self-titled, and greatest hits compilation.
Gained a place in the Guinness World Records book for most public appearances in 12 hours, by attending three red carpet "premieres" for Hitch on 22nd February He walked the red carpet and introduced the film at Manchester, Birmingham, and finally for the premiere in London, England.
Once stated that in his whole career, he most regrets turning down the part of Neo in The Matrix and the film that he most regrets making was Wild Wild West He has been at his adult height of 6' 2" since he was 13, although he is now about 60 pounds heavier than he first was when he reached this height.
He sang a few lines "Wild Wild West" to his on screen cousin Carleton, a movie in which he starred 6 years later.
Was considered for the role of "Mr. Smith before Brad Pitt was cast. Is supposedly a huge fan of the Swedish well-known but barely known in the U.
Raked 66 in VH1's greatest Teen Stars. Holds the record for most Kids Choice Awards with a whopping six wins. Ranked 14 on Premiere's "Power 50" list. Had ranked 18 in He is the second-highest ranked actor, behind only Tom Cruise.
He and Jada Pinkett Smith were forced to leave their home in California because a bush fire threatened to destroy it and several other houses in the same area.
Find out about Willard C. Smith's family tree, family history, ancestry, ancestors, genealogy, relationships and affairs! Right here at FameChain. Willard Carroll Smith Sr., the father of multiple award-winning actor Will Smith, has died. The death of Will Smith Sr. was revealed by the actor’s ex-wife Sheree Fletcher, who wrote a heart-warming tribute on Instagram. Willard C. Smith age 87, of Rigby died Friday, October 25, , at his home. Willard was born August 25, , in Ririe, Idaho a son of Benjamin Franklin Smith and Sarah Emma Moore Smith. He was raised and attended school in Ririe.
An animated caricature of him appeared in Men in Black: The Series the animated series adaptation of Men in Blackalongside a caricature of his MIB co-star Tommy Lee Jonesset against a shot that parodied one of the famous low angle shots of a building being threatened by a flying saucer, an in-joke reference to Smith's hit Men in Black: The Serieswhich preceded Men in Black His character from Men in BlackAgent Jay, was not originally written to specifically be a black man.
Had to undergo treatment on his shoulder in a New York hospital after he suffered a strain. Ranked 29 on VH1's Sexiest Artists. Was a millionaire before the age of Huge fan of professional wrestling. Is often called "Mr. July" by the media due to the fact that most of his summer blockbusters open in July.
He and his daughter Willow Smith both had movies opening 2 July, His was Hancockhers was Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Was in consideration for the part of Curtis Taylor Jr in Dreamgirls However Jamie Foxx was cast instead. Birth Card is the Queen of Hearts. Brother-in-law of Caleeb Pinkett.
This is a real talent of his; he has shown on live TV that he can solve a Rubik's Cube in under 55 seconds. Acting mentor was James Avery. He stayed at the famous Copacabana Palace Hotel. Made a private and unofficial deal with his father: Received a Tony award nomination in for Best Musical as part of the producing team of "Fela!
Became part owner of the Philadelphia 76ers.Will Smith, byname of Willard Carroll Smith, Jr., benjaminpohle.com - Biography of Will Smith; AllMusic - Biography of Will Smith; Britannica Websites. Articles from Britannica Encyclopedias for elementary and high school students.
Will Smith - Student Encyclopedia (Ages 11 and up). Watch video · His first marriage to Sheree Zampino in lasted only three years but produced a son, Willard Smith III (b. ), also known as Trey. He has been . Although Smith was a veritable A-list starone of the few African-American entertainers who was bankable with audiences of all raceshe still longed to be taken seriously as an actor.
Willard Carroll Smith Sr., the father of multiple award-winning actor Will Smith, has died. The death of Will Smith Sr.
was revealed by the actor’s ex-wife Sheree Fletcher, who wrote a heart-warming tribute on Instagram. Willard C. Smith age 87, of Rigby died Friday, October 25, , at his home.
Willard was born August 25, , in Ririe, Idaho a son of Benjamin Franklin Smith and Sarah Emma Moore Smith. He was raised and attended school in Ririe.
Watch video · Will Smith transitioned from successful rapper to Hollywood A-lister, starring on 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air before headlining such films as 'Independence Day,' 'Men in Black' and 'Ali.' Synopsis Will Smith was .