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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:

DVD commentary: Provided commentary on the DVD release for Drawing Flies (1996). 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 cinematographer David Klein] I'm not much of a sports guy, but I do like hockey very much, and they say great lines always find each other. Same thing with Klein. He can finish a visual sentence that I can start to express but can't finish. It just makes me laugh - I became a better filmmaker standing next to the same knuckleheaded kid I'd met in film school years ago. See more »

Trivia:

At one point or another, he was set to write (and in some cases direct) the big- screen versions of Scooby-Doo (2002) and Alien Love Triangle (2008). See more »

Trademark:

Characters often have an obnoxious but loyal and lifelong friend who are often the cause of conflict but ultimately redeem themselves through their actions. (Randal Graves in _Clerks (1994)_ and Clerks II (2006), Brodie in Mallrats (1995), Banky in Chasing Amy (1997), Zack in Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)) See more »

Nickname:

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Star Sign:

Leo

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