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Jada Pinkett Smith is a Actor, Director, Writer and Producer American born on 18 september 1971 at Baltimore (USA)

Jada Pinkett Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith
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Birth name Jada Koren Pinkett
Nationality USA
Birth 18 september 1971 (47 years) at Baltimore (USA)

Jada Koren Pinkett Smith (/ˌdʒeɪdə ˌpɪŋkɨt ˈsmɪθ/; born Jada Koren Pinkett; September 18, 1971) is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and businesswoman. She began her career in 1990, when she made a guest appearance in the short-lived sitcom True Colors. She starred in A Different World, produced by Bill Cosby, and she featured opposite Eddie Murphy in The Nutty Professor (1996). She starred in dramatic films such as Menace II Society (1993) and Set It Off (1996). She has appeared in more than 20 films in a variety of genres, including Scream 2, Ali, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Madagascar, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, and Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted.
Pinkett Smith launched her music career in 2002, when she helped create the metal band Wicked Wisdom, for which she is a singer and songwriter. Smith also created a production company, in addition to authoring a book, published in 2004.

In 1997, she married actor Will Smith. They have two children, Jaden and Willow. The couple founded the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation, a charity organization which focuses on inner-city youth and family support and has worked with non-profit organizations like YouthBuild and the Lupus Foundation of America.

Biography

Pinkett Smith met Will Smith in 1994 on the set of Smith's television show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, when she auditioned for the role of his character's girlfriend, Lisa Wilkes. She was considered too short and the role went to actress Nia Long. Pinkett and Smith became friends, and began dating in 1995. On December 31, 1997, about 100 guests attended their wedding at The Cloisters, near her hometown of Baltimore, Maryland. Regarding her marriage, Pinkett Smith said that they are "private people" and told one interviewer, "I will throw my career away before I let it break up our marriage. I made it clear to Will. I'd throw it away completely".

Pinkett Smith and Smith have two children, Jaden Smith (b. 1998), Willow Smith (b. 2000).

Smith commented in 2008 on their parenting styles: "We're not strict but we definitely believe it's a very important component for rearing children. It creates safety for them. They understand that they need guidance." Jaden and Willow are attending public school once again. The family resides in a 27,000 square foot (2,500 m) home, on 100 acres (40 ha), in Malibu.

Best films

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
(Actress)
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
(Actress)
Madagascar (2005)
(Actress)
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
(Actress)
Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
(Actress)
The Karate Kid (2010)
(Producer)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Jada Pinkett Smith (38 films)

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Actress

Girls Trip
Girls Trip (2017)
, 2h2
Directed by Malcolm D. Lee
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Tiffany Haddish, Larenz Tate, Mike Colter
Roles Lisa Cooper
Rating62% 3.1091453.1091453.1091453.1091453.109145
Quatre amies partent faire un voyage et décident de se lâcher comme jamais.
Bad Moms
Bad Moms (2016)
, 1h40
Directed by Jon Lucas
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Christina Applegate, Jada Pinkett Smith, Annie Mumolo
Roles Stacy
Rating62% 3.102333.102333.102333.102333.10233
Amy (Mila Kunis), une trentenaire, mène une vie à 100 à l'heure, entre son travail qui lui en demande énormément, ses deux enfants beaucoup trop exigeants et son mari paresseux et infidèle. A trop en faire, elle finit par craquer. Lors d'une réunion de parents d’élèves, elle ne supporte plus la pression et annonce publiquement qu’elle ne veut plus passer pour la mère idéale. Cela choque plusieurs personnes dans l’assemblée mais lui attire également la sympathie de Kiki (Kristen Bell) et Carla (Kathryn Hahn), deux autres mamans fatiguées. Ensemble, elles décident de profiter de la vie et de prendre du bon temps, même si elles doivent se mettre à dos les mères de l’école.
Magic Mike XXL, 1h55
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Musical
Themes Dance films, Films about sexuality, Transport films, Erotic films, Sexploitation films, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Striptease
Actors Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, Andie MacDowell, Alex Pettyfer
Roles Rome
Rating56% 2.806292.806292.806292.806292.80629
Three years after abandoning his life as a stripper, Mike (Channing Tatum) is now running his own furniture business. He receives a call from Tarzan (Kevin Nash) who informs Mike that Dallas is "gone". Believing that his former boss has died, Mike drives to a hotel only to find that his friends, the remaining Kings of Tampa, are enjoying themselves at a pool party. After revealing that Dallas has bailed on them to start a new show in Macau, the Kings let Mike in on their plan: to end their careers on a high note by traveling to Myrtle Beach for a stripping convention. Later, while trying to work, Mike overhears a song he used to strip to and dances. Reinvigorated, Mike decides to join them on their trip.
Penguins of Madagascar, 1h33
Directed by Tom McGrath, Eric Darnell, Simon J. Smith
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Spy films, Films about lions, Films about birds, Films about penguins, Children's films
Actors Tom McGrath, Ben Stiller, Peter Stormare, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights, Jada Pinkett Smith
Rating66% 3.34583.34583.34583.34583.3458
In Antarctica, three young penguins – Skipper, Kowalski, and Rico – defy the laws of nature to save an egg the other penguins believe to be doomed. After saving it from a pack of leopard seals and accidentally setting themselves adrift on an iceberg, the egg hatches into Private.
Madly Madagascar, 22minutes
Directed by David Soren
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Animation
Themes Children's films
Actors Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Danny Jacobs, Andy Richter
Roles Gloria (voice)
Rating63% 3.19363.19363.19363.19363.1936
Valentine's Day is one of Alex's favorite holidays back in the zoo, he was practically showered with Valentines from numerous admirers, but now that he's in Africa, he's finding that Valentine's Day is not what he was used to.
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, 1h25
Directed by Tom McGrath, Eric Darnell, Conrad Vernon
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about animals, Circus films, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Mise en scène d'une girafe, Films about lions, Films about birds, Films about apes, Films about penguins, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Andy Richter
Roles Gloria (voice)
Rating68% 3.4458653.4458653.4458653.4458653.445865
Many days after bidding the penguins goodbye, Alex has a nightmare about himself and his friends still being stranded in Africa and finding that they have all gotten old. He then wakes up from his nightmare on his birthday and the animals present him with a miniature model of New York City made out of mud. Alex suggests to his friends and the lemurs that they should go to Monte Carlo to get the penguins and the chimpanzees and fly back to New York City, which they agree to do.
Merry Madagascar, 30minutes
Directed by David Soren
Origin USA
Genres Animation
Themes Christmas films, Children's films
Actors Ben Stiller, Cedric the Entertainer, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Danny Jacobs
Roles Gloria
Rating67% 3.3956953.3956953.3956953.3956953.395695
As the story begins, Alex (Ben Stiller), Marty (Chris Rock), Melman (David Schwimmer), and Gloria (Jada Pinkett Smith) attempt to escape Madagascar and return to New York using a hot air balloon they built, only to be thwarted by the lemur population, led by King Julien (Danny Jacobs), who mistake them for the “red night goblin” that visits every year at this time, the 24th of “Julianuary”. Immediately after that, the “red night goblin” appears and begins showering the island with coals. Evading the barrage, Alex manages to shoot it down, but the four friends discover that the “red night goblin” was, in fact, Santa Claus, it becomes clear that Santa was merely throwing coal at Julien for obviously being naughty. Unfortunately, upon meeting Santa, the group realizes the crash has left Jolly St. Nick with amnesia, unaware of his responsibilities. Julien comments around this time that he has “another hat on,” indicating the large bump on his head.
The Human Contract
Directed by Jada Pinkett Smith
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Erotic, Thriller
Actors Jason Clarke, Paz Vega, Idris Elba, T.J. Thyne, Jada Pinkett Smith, Joanna Cassidy
Roles Rita
Rating52% 2.6010552.6010552.6010552.6010552.601055
A successful but unhappy businessman (Clarke) meets a free-spirited stranger (Vega) who tempts him to explore reckless love.
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, 1h29
Directed by Tom McGrath, Eric Darnell
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Seafaring films, Transport films, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Mise en scène d'une girafe, Films about lions, Films about birds, Films about apes, Films about penguins, Buddy films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer
Roles Gloria (voice)
Rating66% 3.3464153.3464153.3464153.3464153.346415
As a cub, Alex the Lion was called Alakay and was the son of Zuba, the alpha lion. Though Zuba tries to teach Alakay to be a hunter, the cub is more interested in dancing, and is captured by poachers when Makunga, Zuba's rival, challenges Zuba to a fight for the position of alpha lion. Alakay is forced into a crate, and taken away despite Zuba's attempts to rescue him. The crate falls into the ocean where it drifts to New York. There, Alakay is renamed Alex and sent to the Central Park Zoo where he grew up, meeting Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, and Gloria the Hippopotamus. Most of the events of the first film are then described through a series of news flashes.
The Women
The Women (2008)
, 1h54
Directed by Diane English
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Feminist films, Political films, Buddy films
Actors Meg Ryan, Annette Bening, Eva Mendes, Debra Messing, Jada Pinkett Smith, Candice Bergen
Roles Alex Fisher
Rating48% 2.449922.449922.449922.449922.44992
Clothing designer Mary Haines lives in a beautiful suburban Connecticut home with her wealthy financier husband Steven and their 11-year-old daughter Molly. Her best friend since college, Sylvie Fowler, is the editor of a prominent fashion magazine that dictates the latest in taste and style for New York City fashionistas. When Sylvie learns Steven is involved with Crystal Allen, a perfume salesgirl in Saks Fifth Avenue, from chatty manicurist Tanya, she confides in the ever-pregnant Edie Cohen but hesitates to tell Mary, who discovers the news from the same woman after getting a manicure herself. Despite her mother Catherine's exhortation to keep quiet about what she knows, Mary confronts Crystal first, in a lingerie store, and then Steven, before asking for a divorce.
Reign Over Me, 2h4
Directed by Mike Binder
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films based on the September 11 attacks, Films about terrorism, Transport films, Aviation films, Dans un avion, Buddy films, Disaster films, Films about hijackings
Actors Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Jada Pinkett Smith, Liv Tyler, Saffron Burrows, Donald Sutherland
Roles Janeane Johnson
Rating74% 3.7487753.7487753.7487753.7487753.748775
When the Twin Towers went down in 2001, Charlie Fineman (Sandler) lost everything important in his life. Five years have passed since Charlie's wife and daughters died, and now the once-successful and sociable man has become a withdrawn shadow of his former self.
Madagascar
Madagascar (2005)
, 1h26
Directed by Tom McGrath, Eric Darnell
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Seafaring films, Transport films, Film d'animation mettant en scène un animal, Mise en scène d'une girafe, Films about lions, Films about birds, Films about apes, Films about penguins, Buddy films, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric the Entertainer
Roles Gloria
Rating68% 3.448343.448343.448343.448343.44834
At the Central Park Zoo, Marty the zebra is celebrating his tenth birthday, but longs to see the rest of the world from outside his pampered life at the zoo, believing that he can find wide-open spaces to run around in, like in Connecticut. Marty's best friend, Alex the lion, attempts to cheer up his friend by singing Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York" with him. Still unsatisfied, Marty gets some tips from the zoo's penguins: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico, and Private. The penguins are similarly trying to escape the zoo. Marty's friends — Alex the lion, Melman the giraffe, and Gloria the hippopotamus — realize Marty's folly and try to follow him. The four, along with the penguins and the chimpanzees Mason and his silent friend Phil, eventually find themselves at Grand Central Station, but are quickly sedated by tranquilizer darts when Alex's attempt to communicate with humans is mistaken for aggression. The zoo, under pressure from animal-rights activists, is forced to ship the animals, by sea, to a Kenyan wildlife preserve. During their travels, the penguins escape from their enclosure and take over the ship, intent on taking it to Antarctica. Their antics on the bridge cause the crates containing Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria to fall off the boat and wash ashore on Madagascar.
Collateral
Collateral (2004)
, 2h
Directed by Michael Mann
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes L'action se déroule en une journée, Transport films, Films about the labor movement, Films about automobiles, Road movies, Chase films
Actors Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith, Mark Ruffalo, Peter Berg, Bruce McGill
Roles Annie Farrell
Rating74% 3.748613.748613.748613.748613.74861
On January 24, 2004, friendly Los Angeles cab driver Max Durocher (Jamie Foxx) is working to earn enough to start his own limousine business. One of this evening's fares is U.S. Justice Department prosecutor Annie Farrell (Jada Pinkett Smith). On the drive to her office, they strike up a conversation as a result of a bet on what route will get her downtown the fastest. She takes a liking to Max and leaves him with her business card.
The Matrix Reloaded, 2h12
Directed by Lana et Lilly Wachowski
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Martial arts, Action, Adventure, Martial arts
Themes Films about computing, Philosophie, Post-apocalyptic films, Films about religion, Sports films, Transport films, Aviation films, Motocyclette, Films set in the future, Martial arts films, Political films, Kung fu films, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films, Robot films, Disaster films
Actors Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Harold Perrineau, Jr., Monica Bellucci
Roles Niobe
Rating71% 3.5978553.5978553.5978553.5978553.597855
Six months after the events of the first film, Neo and Trinity are now lovers. Morpheus receives a message from Captain Niobe of the Logos calling an emergency meeting of all of Zion's ships. Zion has confirmed the last transmission of the Osiris: an army of Sentinels is tunneling towards Zion and will reach it within 72 hours. Commander Lock orders all ships to return to Zion to prepare for the onslaught, but Morpheus asks one ship to remain in order to contact the Oracle. The Caduceus receives a message from the Oracle, and the Nebuchadnezzar ventures out so Neo can contact her. One of the Caduceus crew, Bane, encounters Agent Smith, who takes over Bane's avatar. Smith then uses this avatar to leave the Matrix, gaining control of Bane's real body.