06/07/2016 10:08 EDT | Updated 06/07/2016 10:59 EDT

Will Smith To Be A Pallbearer At Muhammad Ali's Funeral

Boxing champion Lennox Lewis will also be carrying the coffin.

Will Smith and boxing champion Lennox Lewis are among the pallbearers named to carry the coffin of Muhammad Ali.

The actor, who played the champion in the 2001 biopic "Ali," and the sports star will walk alongside Ali's former sparring partner Jerry Ellis. A family friend and four members of Ali's family will complete the group.

Ali passed away on June 3 at the age of 74. He will be buried privately on June 10 in his hometown of Louisville, followed by a public memorial service which will be live streamed online.

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