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Born: September 25, 1968 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Music ...
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Raised in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia
1981:
Began rapping at age 12
1981:
Began collaborating on rap music with musician Jeffrey Townes (aka 'DJ Jazzy Jeff')
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Reportedly turned down a scholarship to pursue music instead
1986:
Released first single with Townes, "Girls Ain't Nothin' But Trouble" as the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
1986:
First film, a bit part as a pollster in "The Imagemaker"
1988:
Duo released double album <i>He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper</i>
1988:
Produced and performed song "Jazzy's in the House" for feature "License to Drive"
1989:
Reportedly made and lost (due to excessive spending) his first $1 million by age 20
1990:
Starred on hit comedy series "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" (NBC)
1991:
With DJ Jazzy Jeff, released rap classic "Summertime"
1992:
Feature acting debut in significant role, "Where the Day Takes You"
1993:
Breakthrough dramatic feature lead, "Six Degrees of Separation"; played con man who ingratiates himself with NYC society by claiming to be Sidney Poitier's son
1993:
Hosted the Presidential Inaugural Celebration for Youth (part of the inaugural gala for President Clinton)
1995:
Became bona fide movie star with "Bad Boys"
1996:
Starred as a fighter pilot battling aliens in the blockbuster "Independence Day"
1997:
Released debut solo album <i>Big Willie Style</i>
1997:
Teamed with Tommy Lee Jones in the comedy "Men in Black," directed by Barry Sonnenfeld
1998:
With childhood friend James Lassiter, formed Overbrook Entertainment (September); company landed production deal at Universal
1998:
Played a labor lawyer targeted by government agents in the thriller "Enemy of the State"; first screen appearance opposite Jon Voight
1999:
Reteamed with Sonnenfeld to portray James West in the big screen version of "Wild Wild West"
2000:
Played a mysterious golf caddy in the period drama "The Legend of Bagger Vance," co-starring Matt Damon and directed by Robert Redford
2001:
Portrayed boxer Muhammad Ali in the Michael Mann-directed biopic "Ali"; Jon Voight appeared as sportscaster Howard Cosell; received Best Actor Oscar nomination
2002:
Reteamed with Tommy Lee Jones for "Men in Black II"
2003:
Reteamed with Martin Lawrence for "Bad Boys 2"
2004:
Guest starred on an episode of the UPN comedy "All Of Us," which he also executive produced
2004:
Executive produced and starred in the big-screen verison of sci-fi author Isaac Asimov's "I, Robot"
2004:
Voiced the character of Oscar in the animated feature "Shark Tale"
2005:
Starred opposite Eva Mendes in the romantic comedy "Hitch"
2006:
Produced and co-starred with real life son in "Pursuit of Happyness," a true rags-to-riches story based on the life of Chris Gardner; received Golden Globe, SAG and Oscar nominations for Best Actor
2007:
Played 'the last man on Earth' in the film adaptation of Richard Matheson's 1954 novel "I Am Legend"
2008:
Co-starred with Charlize Theron in the superhero-themed "Hancock"
2008:
Played a suicidal IRS agent trying to help seven strangers in the drama "Seven Pounds'
2008:
Nominated for the 2008 People¿s Choice Award for Favorite Male Star
2008:
Nominated for the 2008 People¿s Choice Award for Favorite Male Action Star
2012:
Reprised his role of Agent J in "Men in Black III"; re-teamed with director Barry Sonnenfeld and co-star Tommy Lee Jones

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