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Will Smith

Will Smith has had a mostly steady career in music and movies since breaking onto the scene in the 1980s as the Fresh Prince. As a student growing up in West Philadelphia, Smith teamed up with friend Jeff Townes and formed DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince. The group's biggest hit was "Parents Just Don't Understand," which earned them the first Grammy for Best Rap Performance. Smith went on to star in NBC's "The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air," which was loosely based on his life. He also met his wife Jada Pinkett through the show. Smith continued in music as a solo artist with the albums "Big Willie Style," "Willennium," "Born to Reign" and "Lost and Found." But Smith's biggest success has been i... Show more »
Will Smith has had a mostly steady career in music and movies since breaking onto the scene in the 1980s as the Fresh Prince. As a student growing up in West Philadelphia, Smith teamed up with friend Jeff Townes and formed DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince. The group's biggest hit was "Parents Just Don't Understand," which earned them the first Grammy for Best Rap Performance. Smith went on to star in NBC's "The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air," which was loosely based on his life. He also met his wife Jada Pinkett through the show. Smith continued in music as a solo artist with the albums "Big Willie Style," "Willennium," "Born to Reign" and "Lost and Found." But Smith's biggest success has been in films. With so many summer blockbusters under his belt, including "Independence Day" and "Men in Black," Fourth of July weekend has been nicknamed Big Willie Weekend. Smith shows his range in more dramatic films such as "Six Degrees of Separation," "Ali" and "The Pursuit of Happyness." He has received Oscar nominations for "Ali" and "Happyness." « Show less

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  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    AMERICAN SNIPER. 3 stars. Bradley Cooper delivers a powerful turn as Chris Kyle, the real-life Navy SEAL credited with the most kills of any sniper in U.S. military history. Clint Eastwood directs this taut Iraq War-era drama, although the sequences with Kyle returning stateside are diminished by textbook scenarios of family dysfunction and discord. 2 hrs. 12 R (violence, profanity, adult themes) Steven Rea
  • ‘Suicide Squad’: David Ayer teases Jared Leto as the Joker, pays homage to ‘Killing Joke’

     
    “Suicide Squad” director David Ayer has shared another image teasing his upcoming movie, this time focusing solely on Jared Leto […]

    ‘Suicide Squad': David Ayer reveals his cast

     
    David Ayer has shared the first image of his “Suicide Squad.” The director tweeted a photo taken of the actors […]

    Will Smith pays tribute to Jada Pinkett Smith at BET's 'Black Girls Rock'

    Will Smith pays tribute to Jada Pinkett Smith at BET's 'Black Girls Rock'
    Will Smith sweetly paid tribute to Jada Pinkett Smith, his wife of 20 years, during BET's "Black Girls Rock" special. The show, which aired Sunday and honored black women, drew a star-studded audience that included First Lady Michelle Obama, Cicely...

    City Paper rabble-rouser Baynard Woods to have book turned into TV series

    City Paper rabble-rouser Baynard Woods to have book turned into TV series
    "Coffin Point," the true-crime book inspired by a real-life Hoodoo-practicing sheriff in Beaufort County, South Carolina, written by area raconteur, shit-stirrer, and, oh right, City Paper Managing Editor Baynard Woods, is set to be turned into a one-hour...