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Kevin Smith

Screenwriter + Film Director + Film Producer + Actor + Comic Book Writer
Born Aug 2, 1970

Kevin Patrick Smith is an American screenwriter, actor, film producer, and director, as well as a popular comic book writer, author, comedian/raconteur, and internet radio personality. He came to prominence with the low-budget comedy Clerks (1994), in which he appeared as the character Silent Bob.… Read More

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1970 Birth Kevin Smith was born on August 2, 1970 in Red Bank, New Jersey, the son of Grace (née Schultz), a homemaker, and Donald E. Smith, a postal worker. … Read More


1996 25 Years Old In 1996, Smith worked on a script for a Superman movie. … Read More
1997 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1997, Smith was hired by New Line to rewrite Overnight Delivery, which was expected to be a blockbuster teen movie. … Read More
…  The film debuted at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival, out of competition. … Read More


2002 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Smith returned to Marvel for two mini-series: Spider-Man/Black Cat: The Evil That Men Do and Daredevil/Bullseye: The Target, both of which debuted in 2002. … Read More
2004 33 Years Old 1 More Event
However, because of the delays on Evil That Men Do and The Target, the plan was switched so that Smith would start a third Spider-Man title, launched in 2004 by Mark Millar instead. … Read More
Smith also appeared in an mtvU show titled Sucks Less With Kevin Smith. The show gives college students ideas for things to do on the weekends. Smith also played the role of Paul, a cynical divorced man, in a Showtime television series pilot, "Manchild", filmed in December 2006. … Read More
2007 36 Years Old 1 More Event
At the 2007 San Diego Comic-Con, it was announced that Smith would write and direct an episode of the Heroes spin-off, Heroes: Origins, but the project was canceled because of the 2007 Writers Guild of America strike. … Read More
2009 38 Years Old …  In January 2009 the West Coast Store closed, leaving the east coast store as Smith's only operating store.
On February 13, 2010, Kevin Smith was on board a full Southwest Airlines flight in Oakland bound for Burbank when he was asked to leave the plane, allegedly over their safety policy, which specifies space allocation and an armrests-must-be-down rule. … Read More


2011 40 Years Old In August 2011, Dynamite Entertainment debuted The Bionic Man by Smith, which was based on a 1998 script he wrote that was rejected by Universal as being "more like a comic book than a movie."
The fifth Q&A, Kevin Smith: Burn in Hell also broadcast on Epix beginning February 11, 2012. … Read More
2013 42 Years Old 1 More Event
Smith has said in the past he would retire from directing and announced his last movie would be Clerks III. However, he stated in December 2013 that he would continue to make movies but only ones that were uniquely his, as opposed to generic ones that "anybody could make". … Read More
Smith revealed before the release of Tusk that he had written a spin-off film called Yoga Hosers which began filming in August 2014. … Read More
In February 2015 XYZ Films announced Smith as one of the directors who will direct the Anthology film Holidays, along with Gary Shore, Sarah Smith, Matt Johnson, Scott Stewart, Nicholas McCarthy, Anthony Scott Burns, Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer.
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