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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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 2016 The Staremaster (Documentary) (executive producer) (filming)
 2015 Shooting Clerks (executive producer) (post-production)
 2015 Red State (Short) (producer)
 2012-2015 Comic Book Men (TV Series) (executive producer - 45 episodes)
- Jay Invades (2015) ... (executive producer)
- KISS My Stash (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Falcon for Sale (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Sucka M.C. (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Secret Stashley (2015) ... (executive 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 Movie) (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 Movie 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:

DVD commentary: Provided commentary on the DVD release for Mallrats (1995). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 17 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


Alternate Names:

Silent Bob | Kevin | Kev | Kevin P. Smith

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

The Jay character is kind of based on who Jason was when he was about 14 years old. In the movies he's a bit more well spoken than he was at that age. Silent Bob - there is no affiliation to myself. I needed a guy to stand next to Jay and not say much, being that Jason was going to be saying a lot. - on resemblances between real life and his characters. See more »

Trivia:

At the height of controversy over his film Dogma (1999), Kevin Smith and his friend Bryan Johnson participated in a protest against the film at an Eatontown, New Jersey, movie theater. Smith and Johnson hand-made signs that read "'Dogma' is dogshit" and and "To Hell With 'Dogma.'" The protest, which was supposed to attract hundreds of demonstrators, was only attended by about 15 people. Smith was... 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 »

Nickname:

Moves See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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