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Kevin Patrick Smith was born in Red Bank, New Jersey, to Grace (Schultz) and Donald E. Smith, a postal worker. He is very proud of his native state; this fact can be seen in all of his movies. Kevin is of mostly German, with some Irish and English, ancestry. His first movie, Clerks (1994), was filmed in the convenience store in which Smith worked. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Comic Book Men
Comic Book Men Producer
(2012-2017)
Clerks
Clerks Producer
(1994)
Dogma
Dogma Writer
(1999)

Filmography

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 2016 Hollyweed (TV Movie) (executive producer) (post-production)
  Moose Jaws (producer) (announced)
  Sam and Twitch (TV Series) (executive producer) (announced)
 2012-2017 Comic Book Men (TV Series) (executive producer - 64 episodes)
- Reverse Stash (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Amazing Walter (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Marky Ramone-Bot (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Stash (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Daughter of the Demon (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Shooting Clerks (executive producer)
 2016 Geeking Out (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2016 Holidays (co-executive producer)
 2015 Red State (Short) (producer)
 2013 Emo Kev (Short) (executive producer)
 2013 Gooper (Video short) (executive producer)
 2013 The Twelve Steps of Jason Mewes: Get Greedo (Short) (executive producer)
 2012 Jay and Silent Bob Go Down Under (TV Special) (producer)
 2012 Jay and Silent Bob Get Old: Tea Bagging in the UK (TV Special) (producer)
 2012 Spoilers with Kevin Smith (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2012) ... (executive producer)
- You Don't Know Dick: 'K. Phillip' (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Stiller? I Never Met Her (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Aurora's Dark Knight (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Peter Parker Pecked a Pack of Powers (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2012 Kevin Smith: Burn in Hell (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 Bear Nation (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2009 Popcorn Porn: Watching 'Zack and Miri Make a Porno' (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 Reaper (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2006 Sucks Less with Kevin Smith (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Season Finale (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Mail Bag (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Kevin's Breakdown (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Drop-Out (2006) ... (executive producer)
- Slappers (2006) ... (executive producer)
 2006 Back to the Well: 'Clerks II' (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 2006 Small Town Gay Bar (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2005 Reel Paradise (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2002 Now You Know (executive producer - uncredited)
 2001 Judge Not: In Defense of Dogma (Video documentary short) (producer)
 2000 Vulgar (executive producer)
 1999 Big Helium Dog (executive producer)
 1999 Tail Lights Fade (executive producer - uncredited)
 1997 A Better Place (executive producer)
 1997 Good Will Hunting (co-executive producer)
 1996 Drawing Flies (executive producer)
 1996 Hiatus (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 Clerks (producer)
 1992 Mae Day: The Crumbling of a Documentary (Short documentary) (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercials: Appeared (as "Silent Bob") in commercials on MTV. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 17 Interviews | 10 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Silent Bob | Kevin | Kev | Kevin P. Smith

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

I liked Bryan Singer's Superman Returns (2006). I thought in honoured the Dick Donner versions, but what I've seen from Man of Steel (2013) has pulled me right in. There is one moment where Superman is speeding Lois Lane away from danger and we get a glimpse of her face, and to me it looks like she's saying, 'If this dude slows down we are dead'. If you can show me something that beautiful that ... See more »

Trivia:

When asked who his favorite actor to work with was, he said his daughter, Harley Quinn Smith. After some negative critical reactions for his film _Cop Out_ (2010), he was in a particular defiant mood while filming _Tusk_(2014). Harley Quinn was set to cameo, as well as Johnny Depp. Harley Quinn suggested that her friend and Depp's daughter Lily-Rose Depp act in the scene with her. Because of that... See more »

Trademark:

The hero of each of his films usually has a best friend who wears a backwards baseball cap (e.g. Randal Graves in Clerks (1994), Banky Edwards in Chasing Amy (1997), and Silent Bob in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)). See more »

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Leo

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