THE MATRIX: REVOLUTIONS
JADA PINKETT SMITH (Niobe)
has proven herself to be one of today's most versatile and gifted young
actresses. She landed one of Hollywood's most sought after roles, as Niobe in The
Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions.
Pinkett Smith was last
seen in a pivotal role opposite her husband Will Smith in Ali for
Columbia Pictures. Other film credits include Fox Searchlight's Kingdom
Come opposite LL Cool J and Whoopi Goldberg, and a starring role in
Spike Lee's critically acclaimed Bamboozled, for which she
received an Image award nomination. Pinkett Smith also starred in the title role
for New Line Cinema's Woo and was featured in Miramax's Scream 2,
with Neve Campbell. She had a cameo role as the young journalist in the
critically acclaimed film A Return to Paradise starring Vince Vaughn,
Anne Heche, and Joaquin Phoenix for Polygram.
Pinkett Smith has
amassed an impressive list of motion picture credits including the international
box-office hit The Nutty Professor, in which she starred opposite Eddie
Murphy and New Line Pictures' popular urban-action drama Set It Off,
helmed by F. Gary Gray and co-starring Queen Latifah and Vivica Fox.
After making her film
debut in 1993 in 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. She drew widespread praise for her first comedic
performance in Keenen Ivory Wayans' A Low Down Dirty Shame. She also
turned in a standout performance in Demon Night, director Ernest
Dickerson's big screen adaptation of the popular HBO series Tales From the
A native of Maryland,
Pinkett Smith studied dance and acting at the Baltimore School of Arts and the
North Carolina School of the Arts. Her big break came when she landed a role on
the long-running NBC series A Different World.
Off screen, Pinkett
Smith is busy with her production company 100% WOMON. She is producing a project
entitled The Coldest Winter Ever along with Sista Souljah and James
Lassiter as well as co-executive producing a new television sitcom with her
husband for the UPN network entitled All of Us, which is
based on their real life family.
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