The Fresh Prince
Will Smith is an American actor and rapper who rose to fame under the name the Fresh Prince in the late 1980’s. He is one of a small group of people who have enjoyed success in television, film and music. In his film work, his notable movies include Bad Boys, Independence Day, Men in Black, I, Robot, Ali, The Pursuit of Happyness and I am Legend.
Smith has been nominated for a Golden Globe, two Academy Awards and has won multiple Grammys. He is the only actor in history to have eight consecutive films gross over $100 million in the domestic box office.
- September 25, 1968: Will Smith was born
- 1988: Won Grammy Award for Parents Just Don’t Understand
- 1991: Won Grammy Award for Summertime
- 2001: Received Oscar nomination for Best Actor in Ali
- 2005: Entered into the Guinness Book of World Records for attending a record breaking three premieres in a 24 hour time span
- 2006: Received Oscar nomination for Best Actor in The Pursuit of Happyness
- 2007: Received star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
- 2012: Played Agent J, one of his most popular roles, in the movie Men In Black III.