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Any actor will tell you that television and movies are two very different things. Many TV actors get stuck and never prove themselves on the silver screen.
These celebrities not only made that jump, they made it count.
Though Smith had previously won a Grammy in music, his first foray into acting came with his TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Breaking into Hollywood with Six Degrees of Separation and Bad Boys, Smith has proven himself as one of the biggest performers ever in the box office.