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Agent J

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Agent J (usually called Jay), originally James Darrell Edwards III, is one of the two protagonists of the Men in Black film series. (born October 19, 1965) is an agent of the MiB, after being recruited by Agent K. He is energetic, and tries to bring life and emotion back to the bland organization. He is portrayed by Will Smith in the films and Men in Black: Alien Attack, and is voiced by Keith Diamond in the animated series.

Not much is known of the life of J (or James Darrel Edwards III) prior to being recruited into Men in Black. His appearance as a small child in 1969 in Men in Black 3 would place his year of birth in 1965. His father, United States Army Colonel James Darrel Edwards Jr., was working security at Kennedy Space Center for the Apollo 11 launch, when he was murdered by the alien Boris the Animal, after assisting Men in Black Agent K in stopping a chain of events that would have led to K's death and a widescale invasion of Earth forty years later. Nothing else is known about the preceding twenty-eight years except that James became a member of the New York City Police Department. Though little is known of J's personal life outside of his role as an agent of Men in Black, he is known to be a big fan of video game and rap music. A line of dialogue from Men in Black II suggests he owned a Game Boy.

Agent J's Men in Black career starts out when, as Officer Edwards III, he runs down a swift, wall-climbing alien on foot. When Men in Black Agent K notices his potential, he recruits J into the organization (within the continuity of the series, the events of Men in Black 3 imply that K recognized J from their meeting in the 60s). At first, J is suspicious, but he decides to join. He is registered as Agent J and his energetic, enthusiastic attitude brings humor to a bland organization. J is not fond of K's diminutive references to him (son, sport, slick, kid, etc.), but gets used to it. In his various adventures, he encounters Frank the Pug, the dog who is really an alien; finds out that Jeebs, the pawn store owner is actually an alien, not just a buyer of stolen goods from chain snatchers like he originally thought when he was a detective; and delivers a baby squid-like alien. Their first official mission is to stop an alien bug from leaving Earth with a tiny galaxy before the Arquillians (who demand the return of the galaxy) disintegrate the planet. During the final confrontation with the bug, K is swallowed by it in an attempt to get his gun back, leaving J to keep him on Earth. When he starts squishing cockroaches, the bug confronts him, but before it can attack him, K shoots it from the inside. The bug was finally killed by Dr. Laurel Weaver (Linda Fiorentino), a morgue worker whom the bug kidnapped and J's love interest. When K requests to be neuralyzed (a memory-wiping procedure) to retire, J fulfills the request and his new partner is Laurel, who becomes known as Agent L.

Agent J stays as the partner of Agent K as the events right after the destruction of the bug by Agent L. Not only he remains the partner of Agent K but also is still considered a rookie by most of the agents, including Agent K, L and Z. He is rarely allowed to drive an official Men in Black Car, many secrets are kept from him, they don't let him handle certain equipment, among other things.

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