Jason Mewes

Born Jun 12, 1974

Jason Edward Mewes is an American television and film actor, and internet radio show host best known for playing Jay, the vocal half of the duo Jay and Silent Bob, in longtime friend Kevin Smith's films.

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    So Little Time, So Many Possibilities
    Huffington Post - Jan 17, 2016
  • Kevin Smith: “Mallrats 2″ Represents The Rare 90’s Movie Reunion
    Hollywood News - Mar 30, 2015
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    Argument Over Literary Forms Turns Deadly In Russia
    Huffington Post - Feb 03, 2014
  • Shira Lazar: Jay Mewes Reveals The 5 Most Unbelievably Awkward Moments In Comic Con History (Watch)
    Huffington Post - Jul 18, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jason Mewes.


1974 Birth Jason Edward Mewes was born on July 12, 1974 in Highlands, New Jersey, and grew up in a working-class neighborhood. … Read More


1994 20 Years Old While working toward a career in roofing, Mewes made his film debut in Smith's 1994 film Clerks as Jay. … Read More
1997 23 Years Old …  Smith entered Mewes into the first of a series of drug rehabilitation clinics in 1997, after noticing Mewes was nodding off, which he initially attributed to narcolepsy. … Read More
1999 25 Years Old In 1999 Mewes was arrested in New Jersey for heroin possession. … Read More
2001 27 Years Old In late 2001, after he failed to make a court appearance, a warrant was issued for his arrest.
2002 28 Years Old Mewes' mother died of AIDS in 2002.
2003 29 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 1, 2003, he surrendered himself at a Freehold, New Jersey court and pleaded guilty to probation violation charges. … Read More


2006 32 Years Old In a July 2006 interview he reported that he was sober, and harbored no urges to drink or use drugs. … Read More
2009 35 Years Old Mewes married Jordan Monsanto in a civil ceremony on January 30, 2009, with a larger wedding planned later that May. … Read More
2010 36 Years Old …  In 2010, Mewes was cast as "Jimmy the Janitor" for 13 episodes of the Canadian television series Todd and the Book of Pure Evil. … Read More
2012 38 Years Old As of Episode 83 of the podcast, recorded on April 28, 2012, Mewes had maintained his sobriety for 2 years and 31 days.
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