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The Best Will Smith Characters of All Time  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Will Smith character or performance, which doesn't have to be his best movie.

Will Smith characters list, ranked from best to worst with clips from the movie when available. These Will Smith roles include both movie and television appearances when available. Use every item on this list for yours, from Will Smith to Detective Mike Lowrey. The ability to play any kind of role is what makes an actor or actress great, and the diversity of the characters listed below is a testament to that.

If you're asking yourself, "Who is the best Will Smith character?" or "What are the top Will Smith performances of all time?" then this list will help you out.

Do you think the best performance isn't as high as it should be? Then vote it up so that it can be number one. You can also make your own version of this greatest Will Smith performances list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order. When you're done, be sure to check out our best Will Smith movies list.

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
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Men in Black Franchise
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I Am Legend
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Bad Boys II, Bad Boys
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Christopher Gardner The Pursuit of Happyness
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Hancock, Hancock 2
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Robert Clayton Dean Enemy of the State
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Shark Tale
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Deadshot is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Will Smith Characters of All Time
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Ben Seven Pounds
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Bagger Vance The Legend of Bagger Vance
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The Wild Wild West
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ESPN Reporter Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
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Cypher Raige After Earth
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Paul Six Degrees of Separation
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Tea Cake Walters Made in America
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Hawker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Will Smith Characters of All Time
Hawker The Perfect Date
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Manny Where the Day Takes You
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John Keller is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Will Smith Characters of All Time
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