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Kevin 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. His first movie, Clerks. (1994), was filmed in the convenience store in which Smith worked. He was only allowed to shoot at night after the store closed. This movie... See full bio »

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 2015 Shooting Clerks (executive producer) (filming)
 2012-2014 Comic Book Men (TV Series) (executive producer - 37 episodes)
- Stashbusters (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Turtle Time (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Bat Prints (2014) ... (executive producer)
- BronyCon (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Super Baby (2014) ... (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:

TV commercials: Directed two Diet Coke commercials. 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:

[on the hoopla over homosexual slurs in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)] "Gay or straight has never been a big issue with me. Sex is sex, as far as I'm concerned. Some cats dig on the opposite gender, and some cats dig on their own. Sexual identity will always be as mystifying as why The Dukes of Hazzard (1979) was once the number one television show in our country: there's no point in ... See more »

Trivia:

Was at one point attached to write the script for Scary Movie 3 (2003). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently refers to characters from his View Askewniverse movies. For example, in Chasing Amy (1997), Alyssa (Joey Lauren Adams) tells Holden (Ben Affleck) that she slept with Shannon Hamilton. Shannon Hamilton was the character Ben Affleck played in Mallrats (1995). Smith also frequently references Julie Dwyer dying in the YMCA pool from Clerks. (1994). See more »

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Star Sign:

Leo

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