Will Smith

5 Nominations

Willard “Will” Smith Jr. (born September 25, 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) started his career as a rapper under the name of Fresh Prince, he starred in the TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel Air (1990-1996). He acted in movies like Six Degrees of Separation (1993) by Fred Schepisi, Bad Boys (1995) by Michael Bay, Independence Day (1996) by Roland Emmerich, Enemy of the State (1998) by Tony Scott and Wild Wild West (1999) with Kevin Kline. He starred with Tommy Lee Jones in Men in Black (1997) by Barry Sonnenfeld, and 2 sequels (2002-2012). Smith acted with Matt Damon and Charlize Theron in The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000) directed by Robert Redford, played boxing legend Muhammad Ali in the biopic Ali (2001) directed by Michael Mann, starred in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) and Seven Pounds (2008) both directed by Gabriele Muccino. He gave a dramatic performance as Doctor Omalu in Concussion (2015). In 2016 he played Deadshot in DC Comics Suicide Squad and an advertising executive dealing with grief in Collateral Beauty by David Frankel with Edward Norton and Kate Winslet.

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Golden Globes Awards

Awards Database

2016 Nominee

2016 Nominee

Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
Concussion

2007 Nominee

2007 Nominee

Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
The Pursuit of Happyness

2002 Nominee

2002 Nominee

Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
Ali

1994 Nominee

1994 Nominee

Best Television Actor – Musical/Comedy Series
Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The

1993 Nominee

1993 Nominee

Best Television Actor – Musical/Comedy Series
Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The