Will Smith, a commercially successful actor who won an Academy Award in 2022, is also a well-known and accomplished rapper. He is staged as The Fresh Prince. Smith has won four Grammy Awards for his performance as a rapper.
Smith has received a number of other nominations for his numerous roles, along with his Oscar nomination as an actor.
In the 2022 Oscar nomination for slapping the Oscar presenter on stage, he was banned from all Academy functions for ten years. He resigned afterwards from the Academy.
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Will Smith has starred in several of the following films:
Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
Smith plays Paul, a skilled con artist, in the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play of John Guare. The film was released on December 8, 1993, in the United States.
1996's Independence Day
This is Roland Emmerich's sci-fi action film that revolves around a group of individuals from different backgrounds and positions of existence converged in the Nevada desert after the assault of a powerful extraterrestrial race.
In the film, Smith plays the role of Captain Steven Hiller, a Marine F/A-18. It was released on July 3, 1997, in the United States.
Men in Black (1997)-
Men in Black, a sci-fi action comedy set in the United States, was inspired by a Marvel Comics similar named series, which stars as an agent for the secret organization named Men in Black. The film was released on July 2, 1997, in the United States.
The State's Enemy (1998)-
Smith will play Robert Clayton Dean, a labor attorney who co-starred with Gene Hackman in the next political action thriller released on November 20, 1998 in the United States.
Ali, a biographical sports documentary about Michael Mann, chronicles the life of legendary professional boxer of America Muhammad Ali, who is considered as one of the most significant sports figures of the 20th century.
Smith stars in the film The Greatest, which chronicles his life from 1964 to 1974. The role has won Smith a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actor on December 25, 2001 in the United States.
(2004)- I, Robot
Det. Del Spooner, a Chicago Police detective, plays Smith in this sci-fi action film that was released in the United States on July 16, 2004.
Hitch, a romantic comedy film by Andy Tennants, revolves around a date doctor named Alex Hitchens or Hitch, who works to teach men the art of wooing women. Smith plays the titular lead role in the film.
The film was released on February 11, 2005, in the United States.
The Pursuit of Happiness (2006)
Smith will play Chris Gardner, a motivational speaker and businessman of America who started as a homeless salesman in the Gabriele Muccinos biographical film.
Jaden Smith plays Gardner's son Chris Gardner Jr. in the film, which was released on December 15, 2006, in the United States. Smith has received another Academy Award nomination for his role in the film.
(2007)- I Am Legend
The post-apocalyptic action thriller film is based on Richard Matheson's same-named novel. Smith plays Robert Neville, a US Army virologist in the film.
The film was released on December 14, 2007 in the United States.
Will Smith plays John Hancock in the Peter Bergs superhero film Hancock, who has the attributes of invincibility, immortality, and many other superhuman qualities.
He is also an alcoholic and suffers from amnesiac. The film was released on July 2, 2008, in the United States.
Seven Pounds (2008)-
Gabriele Muccino and Will Smith collaborated on a film that was released on December 19, 2008 in the United States. Smith plays a man who wants to transform the lives of seven people.
Suicide Squad (2016)-
Smith plays Floyd Lawton, a professional marksman who is based on DC Comics.
The film was released on August 5, 2016, in the United States.
This is a live-action adaptation of Disney's Aladdin, set in One Thousand and One Nights. Smith plays the Genie of the lamp in the film.
In the United States, it was released on May 24, 20219.
Bad Boys for Life (2020)
Smith reprises his role as Detective Lieutenant Michael Eugene Lowery or Mike in this third installment of the Bad Boys franchise. The film was released on January 17, 2020, in the United States.
Richard II (2021)-
Smith plays Richard Williams, who is the father and coach of famous tennis players Serena Williams and Venus Williams in the biographical sports film King Richard.
The role has won him an Academy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Golden Globe Award. It was released on November 19, 2021, in the United States.