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. Appearing in movies like 'Independence Day', 'I, Robot', 'Enemy of the State', and 'Ali', he proved his mettle to the entire world. His power packed performances showed versatility and promise that this star was 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.
Also Known As
Willard Carroll Smith Jr.
Overbrook High School
List of awards and nominations
Treyball Development Inc., Overbrook Entertainment, New Village Leadership Academy
Willard Christopher Smith Sr.
Jada Pinkett Smith, Sheree Zampino
Ellen Smith, Harry Smith, Pam Smith
Jaden Smith, Trey Smith, Willow Smith