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Will Smith

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Willard Carroll Smith II (born September 25, 1968), also known by his stage name The Fresh Prince, is an American actor and rapper. He began his career starring as a fictionalized version of himself on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996). Noted for his work in film, television, and music, Smith has received multiple accolades, including an Academy Award and four Grammy Awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Will Smith has received more than 45,338,633 page views. His biography is available in 105 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 103 in 2019). Will Smith is the 75th most popular actor (down from 69th in 2019), the 149th most popular biography from United States (down from 142nd in 2019) and the 34th most popular American Actor.

Smith is most famous for his work in the field of genetics. He was one of the first to propose a theory of inheritance that was based on the idea that traits are passed from parents to offspring through DNA.

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  • 73.24

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  • 105

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  • 13.94

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  • 3.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Will Smith ranks 75 out of 9,996Before him are Steven Seagal, Christopher Lee, John Wayne, Judy Garland, Michael Caine, and Steve McQueen. After him are Johnny Depp, Paul Newman, Humphrey Bogart, Hedy Lamarr, Robert Redford, and Toshiro Mifune.

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Among people born in 1968, Will Smith ranks 1After him are Celine Dion, Daniel Craig, Paolo Maldini, Felipe VI of Spain, Hugh Jackman, Mika Häkkinen, Naomi Watts, Gillian Anderson, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Didier Deschamps, and Marine Le Pen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Will Smith ranks 149 out of 18,182Before him are Frank Herbert (1920), Tupac Shakur (1971), John Wayne (1907), Judy Garland (1922), J. D. Salinger (1919), and Steve McQueen (1930). After him are Johnny Depp (1963), Paul Newman (1925), Josephine Baker (1906), Humphrey Bogart (1899), Dale Carnegie (1888), and Johnny Cash (1932).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Will Smith ranks 34Before him are Vin Diesel (1967), Jon Voight (1938), Steven Seagal (1952), John Wayne (1907), Judy Garland (1922), and Steve McQueen (1930). After him are Johnny Depp (1963), Paul Newman (1925), Humphrey Bogart (1899), Robert Redford (1936), Tom Hanks (1956), and Samuel L. Jackson (1948).

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