This day in history we feature Will Smith. He is an American actor, rapper, and film producer born on this day in 1968.
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Willard Carroll Smith also known by his stage name The Fresh Prince, began his career starring as a fictionalized version of himself on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Noted for his work in film, television, and music, Smith has received multiple accolades, including an Academy Award and four Grammy Awards. As of 2021, his films have grossed over $9.3 billion globally, making him one of Hollywood’s most bankable stars. Smith first gained recognition as part of a hip hop duo with DJ Jazzy Jeff, with whom he released five studio albums. He released the solo albums Big Willie Style, Willennium, Born to Reign, and Lost and Found, which contained the US number one singles “Gettin’ Jiggy wit It” and “Wild Wild West”. He has received four Grammy Awards for his rap performances.
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Smith achieved wider fame as a leading man in films such as the action film Bad Boys, its sequels Bad Boys II and Bad Boys for Life, and the sci-fi comedies Men in Black. After starring in the thrillers Independence Day and Enemy of the State, he received Academy Award for Best Actor nominations for his portrayal as Muhammad Ali in Ali, and as Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness. He then starred in a range of commercially successful films. For his portrayal of Richard Williams in the biographical sports drama King Richard, Smith won the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor.
Source – Wikipedia
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