Black History Month
Feb 9, 2013
Actor: Will Smith
This actor starred in this movie in 1975. He played Wilfred Robinson as a kid. In this movie, "Nathaniel "Hamilton was a promising basketball player and a hero to youngsters Wilford Robinson and Earl Carter. Shortly before he would have become the first man from his community to go to college, he demonstrates his scholarship-winning running ability to his friends and admirers in the neighborhood. At the same time, the police are on a manhunt for an armed rapist. They mistake him for the rapist and shoot him dead in the street. Wilford is determined not to betray the memory of his hero."*
The actor who played the basketball player actually played for the NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers.
*info from IMDB