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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

Clerks
Clerks Producer
(1994)
Chasing Amy
Chasing Amy Silent Bob
(1997)
Clerks II
Clerks II Silent Bob
(2006)
Dogma
Dogma Silent Bob
(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 - 68 episodes)
- Method Man's Mego (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Hail to the King (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Nightmare on Broad Street (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Return of the Living Stash (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Reverse Stash (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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Other Works:

Music video: Directed / starred in The Goops' "Build Me Up, Buttercup" video (from the movie Mallrats (1995)). 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:

[on making Red State (2011)] Look at all these beautiful people making this movie, cinching their belts and doing it for next-to-nothing. Ben (Affleck) recently sent me an email going 'Dude, I don't know how you make this for four million bucks. It doesn't look like a four-million-dollar movie'. That's because nobody got paid, dude. See more »

Trivia:

In one of his podcasts, Smith revealed that the name of Silent Bob came, in part, from a character in Tim Burton's Batman (1989), Bob the Goon, citing in particular Jack Nicholson's (The Joker) line "Bob, gun" and the character stoically handing him a gun. See more »

Trademark:

References Hockey in all of his films: Clerks (1994): Dante closes the store to play hockey; Mallrats (1995): Renee breaks up with Brodie because he is playing Sega Hockey; Chasing Amy (1997): Holden and Alyssa break up at a hockey game; Dogma (1999): Azrael's imp sidekicks are dressed as hockey players and carry hockey sticks. See more »

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Star Sign:

Leo

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