Will Smith Turns 53, Set For Long Road Ahead To Entertain FansHollywood
Will Smith’s films like Bad Boys, Independence Day, Ali, The Pursuit of Happyness stands testimony to the versatility of this hugely talented actor. Here’s wishing the star a very happy birthday!
American actor Will Smith has turned 53. Born on September 25 in Philadelphia, Will Smith who started as a rapper has since carved a niche for himself as an actor.
The string of successes he has lined up with films such as Bad Boys, Independence Day, Ali, The Pursuit of Happyness stands testimony to the versatility of this hugely talented actor.
Ranked by Forbes as the most bankable star worldwide, Will Smith has distinguished himself as an actor, rapper and even film producer.
Having spent his initial days as a rapper with the name The Fresh Prince, Will Smith who achieved relative success there, did well to pick up two Grammy’s with four nominations to boot along with five MTV Movie and TV awards.
Selected by People Magazine for their 50 Most Beautiful People list in 1998, Will Smith also had the honour of being recognised as the most powerful actor in Hollywood in April by Newsweek.
This multifaceted actor also has the distinction of finding himself in the Guinness Book of World Records for attending three premieres within 24-hours.
Touted as the most adaptable actor of his generation, Will Smith who has completed around three decades of an acting career is now a force to reckon with among the Hollywood A-listers. Be it Agent J in Men In Black to a Miami Cop in Bad Boys with Martin Lawrence or Captain Steven Hiller in Independence Day or as De Robert Neville in I Am Legend, fans of Will Smith have seen the range of emotions his talent brings on screen.
It was his role as Mohammad Ali in the film Ali (2001) which earned Will Smith his first Academy Award nomination. Helmed by Michaal Mann, it was Will Smith’s passionate portrayal of the boxing legend that won him kudos.
Fans of Will Smith will soon see him as King Richard, the story of Richard Williams, father of tennis stars – Serena and Venus Williams. He is also starring as crime boss Nicky Barnes in The Council.
Husband to Jada Pinkett Smith and father to Jaden and Willow from Jada and Trey from his first wife Sheree Fletcher, Will Smith also believes in putting community first. With the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation, the actor strove to benefit inner-city community development. youth educational projects and underprivileged children and their families.
Here is to wishing more entertainment from this wonderful actor.