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Jada Pinkett (Jada Pinkett) Smith (1971–) Biography - Personal, Addresses, Career, Member, Honors Awards, Writings

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Born 1971, in Baltimore, MD; Education: Attended Baltimore School for the Arts and North Carolina School of the Arts.


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Actress and author. Appeared in films, including Moe's World, 1990; Menace II Society, 1993; The Inkwell, 1994; Jason's Lyric, 1994; A Low-down Dirty Shame, 1994; Demon Knight, 1995; The Nutty Professor, 1996; If These Walls Could Talk, 1996; Set It Off, 1996; Mononoke-hime (animation), 1997; Scream 2, 1997; Blossoms and Veils, 1997; Woo, 1998; Return to Paradise, 1998; Bamboozled, 2000; Kingdom Come, 2000; Ali, 2001; Maniac Magee, 2003; The Matrix Reloaded, 2003; Enter the Matrix, 2003; The Matrix Revolutions, 2003; Collateral, 2004; and Madagascar (animated), 2005. Executive producer of films, including Blossoms and Veils, 1997, and The Seat Filler, 2004.


Alpha Kappa Alpha.

Honors Awards

Crowned Miss Maryland, 1988; voted among Ten Sexiest Women of the Year, Black Men magazine, 2000.


Girls Hold up This World, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2003.

Co-writer for television series All of Us.

Biographical and Critical Sources


Ebony, September, 2004, Joy Bennett Kinnon, "Jada Pinkett Smith: Redefining Hollywood."

Kirkus Reviews, January 1, 2005, review of Girls Hold up This World, p. 57.


Internet Movie Database, http://www.indb.com (May 3, 2005), "Jada Pinkett Smith."

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