Will Smith on ‘King Richard’ and His Secret Career Fear

The awards season has begun, and Will Smith’s King Richard is beginning to receive significant recognition. He won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama Film just recently.

Even yet, it’s been quiet on the Smith and Oscar fronts for some time now. The star has delivered stunning performances, but the leading man has eluded him thus far.

Will Smith on ‘King Richard’ and His Secret Career Fear

The Hollywood actor is well aware of this public view, and he recently discussed the one professional uncertainty he had before the release of his most recent picture.

For the most majority of his career, Will Smith has been one of the highest-grossing actors in Hollywood.

However, in recent years, he has switched his mindset to concentrate on smaller films rather than blockbusters.

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Will Smith’s Greatest Movie Roles

Will Smith has been portrayed as a stubborn guy who saves the world, a lonely guy who saves the world, and a sluggish guy who saves the world throughout his film career.

Smith, though, is not content to stick to his usual fare of blockbuster films, and has instead taken on jobs that push him creatively and personally.

His acting career, which began with roles like those in neglected dramas like Six Degrees of Separation and evolved to encompass major hits like Independence Day.

Men in Black, and I Am Legend, was built on roles like those. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was a landmark television series that catapulted him into fame.

The Story of Will Smith’s Life

American actor, rapper, and producer Willard Carroll Smith II (born September 25, 1968), better known by his stage name The Fresh Prince.

When he first broke out, he was cast as himself in a fake TV show. That role was on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which aired on NBC (1990–1996).

Smith, who is well-known for his contributions to film, television, and music, has won numerous awards and recognitions, including an Academy Award and four Grammy Awards.

One of Hollywood’s most reliable stars, as of 2021, according to the $9.3 billion in worldwide box office receipts his films have earned.


Smith was born to Caroline (née Bright), a school board administrator, and Willard Carroll Smith Sr.

(A refrigeration engineer and US Air Force veteran), on September 25, 1968, in Philadelphia. His mother earned her degree from Carnegie Mellon.

Originally from the Wynnefield section of West Philadelphia, he attended a Baptist upbringing. Pamela is his older sister, and he also has Harry and Ellen, who are twins, as younger siblings.