Lennox Lewis; Will Smith
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Actor Will Smith and British former world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis will be pallbearers at Muhammad Ali’s funeral, to be held in Ali’s hometown of Louisville, Ky., on Friday.

Lewis and Smith were named pallbearers Monday evening.

Smith portrayed Ali in the 2001 film Ali and received both a Golden Globe and Academy Award nomination.


Other pallbearers include Ali’s nephew Ibn Ali, former brother-in-law Komawi Ali, family friend John Ramsey, and cousins John Grady and Jan Wadell.

Muhammad Ali died Friday at the age of 74.