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Will Smith: Box Office Superstar

Will Smith: Box Office Superstar

Willard Christopher Will Smith, Jr. (b. 1968 in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American actor, film producer and rapper. He is one of a small group of people who have enjoyed success in three major entertainment media (TV, film, and music) in the United States. He has bee... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780761342656
Published 1 December 2009 by Lerner Publishing Group
Format Library Binding
Author(s) By Doeden, Matt
Series USA Today Lifeline Biographies
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ISBN-13 9780761342656
ISBN-10 0761342656
Stock Available
Status Title is temporarily out of stock
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books
Publication Date 1 December 2009
International Publication Date 1 August 2009
Publication Country United States United States
Format Library Binding
Author(s) By Doeden, Matt
Series USA Today Lifeline Biographies
Category History
Performing Arts (Dance & Drama)
Music & Sound Arts
Human Geography / Peoples Of The World
Rock & Pop
Number of Pages 112
Dimensions Width: 155mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 13mm
Weight 340g
Interest Age 8-12 years
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Actors - United States, Rap musicians - United States, Smith, Will, Smith, Will
NBS Text Children's General Interest & Leisure
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code B
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Willard Christopher Will Smith, Jr. (b. 1968 in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American actor, film producer and rapper. He is one of a small group of people who have enjoyed success in three major entertainment media (TV, film, and music) in the United States. He has been nominated for a Golden Globe, two Academy Awards, and has won multiple Grammys. Smith rose to fame as a rapper under the name the Fresh Prince in the late 1980s. Smith's most notable television role was that of William Will Smith in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. In his film work, his notable roles were in Men in Black and its sequel, Men in Black II, Ali, as well as his role in the blockbuster Independence Day and more recently in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) and in I Am Legend (2007). He is the only actor in history to have eight consecutive films gross over $100 million in the domestic box office. Upcoming film projects include Seven Pounds (2008) and The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2009).

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Author's Bio

Matt Doeden began his career as a sports writer. Since then, he's spent more than a decade writing and editing children's nonfiction. Matt lives in Minnesota with his family.

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