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Kevin Patrick Smith was born in Red Bank but grew up in Highlands, New Jersey, the son of 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 ... See full bio »

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Known For

Clerks Producer
(1994)
Chasing Amy Writer
(1997)
Clerks II Writer
(2006)
Dogma Writer
(1999)

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  Moose Jaws (producer) (announced)
  Sam and Twitch (TV Series) (executive producer) (announced)
  Shooting Clerks (executive producer) (post-production)
 2018 Kevin Smith: Silent But Deadly (TV Special documentary) (executive producer)
 2012-2018 Comic Book Men (TV Series) (executive producer - 71 episodes)
- A Pez-tacular Mystery (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Troma-tized (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Ode to Clerks (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Method Man's Mego (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Hail to the King (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Hollyweed (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2016 Geeking Out (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2016 Holidays (co-executive producer)
 2015 Everything Wrong with... (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
 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 Back to the Well: 'Clerks II' (Video documentary) (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 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: Directed two Diet Coke commercials. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Alternate Names:

Silent Bob | Kevin | Kev | Kevin P. Smith

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

It's too expensive, that's the thing nobody wants to talk about. It is too expensive to make movies. That's not true, it is too expensive to market movies. Making movies is not. You can have 10 bucks to 10 million bucks and if you got a crew, imagination and a lot of people willing to turn in some work next to nothing, you going to have a feature. But you can't get beyond how expensive marketing ... See more »

Trivia:

Is an AMPAS member. See more »

Trademark:

Always uses a "The director would like to thank" special credit column near the end of his films' end credits. He usually thanks, among others, God, his wife Jennifer Schwalbach Smith, Scott Mosier, Jason Mewes, and the film's crew. He also will not use the opening credit "A Kevin Smith Film" because he believes a film is the work of ALL the people involved, not just the director. See more »

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Star Sign:

Leo

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