Occupation: Actress, Video director, Clothing designer
Date of Birth: September 18, 1971
Place of Birth: Baltimore, Md., USA
Sign: Sun in Virgo, Moon in Virgo
Relations:Husband: Will Smith; son: Jaden Christopher Syre Smith; mother: Adrienne Banfield (nurse); father: Robsol Pinkett, Jr. (contractor)
Education: Baltimore School for the Arts; North Carolina School of the Arts
JADA PINKETT SMITH has collected an impressive list of motion picture credits over the past three years, including the blockbusters Scream2, The Nutty Professor with Eddie Murphy; and the popular urban-action drama Set It Off.
After making her film debut in 1993 in the critically acclaimed Menace II Society, directed by Allen and Albert Hughes, she went on to star in The Inkwell, opposite Larenz Tate, and Jason's Lyric, with Allen Payne. Pinkett Smith drew widespread praise for her first comedic performance in Keenen Ivory Wayans' A Low Down Dirty Shame. In addition, she starred in Demon Night, director Ernest Dickerson's big-screen adaptation of the popular HBO series, Tales From The Crypt.
Jada studied dance and acting at the Baltimore School of Arts and the North Carolina School of Arts. Her big break came when she landed a role on the long-running series A Different World. Other television credits include guest appearances on The Trials of Rosie O'Neill, True Colors, and Doogie Howser, MD
Off-screen, she is busy with her production company, 100% WOMON. Recently, she and her husband, actor Will Smith, sold a pitch to Ron Howard and Brian Grazer's company, Imagine Entertainment.
1998 Force Majeure
1997 Scream 2
1996 Set It Off
1996 The Nutty Professor
1996 If These Walls Could Talk
1995 Tales From the Crypt: Demon Knight
1994 The Inkwell
1994 Jason's Lyric
1994 Low Down Dirty Shame
1993 Menace II Society
1987 A Different World
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