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 best recognized by viewers as Silent Bob. Although primarily known for the View Askew film series, Smith also directed and produced films such as the buddy cop action comedy Cop Out, as well as the horror film Red State.… Read More

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    Huffington Post - Oct 07, 2016
  • 'i Know They Did It,' Mother Of Shooting Victim Tavin Price Says As Trial Begins. 'i Was There.'
    LATimes - Oct 05, 2016
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    Why This Drag Homage To Whitney Houston Is Anything But Camp
    Huffington Post - Aug 26, 2016
  • Director Kevin Smith Slams Online Criticism Of His Daughter
    Yahoo News - Aug 17, 2016


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Kevin Smith.


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 - 2006 2 More Events
2008 37 Years Old Smith wrote the limited series Batman: Cacophony, with art by friend Walt Flanagan, which ran from November 2008 to January 2009. … Read More
In 2010 Smith subsequently wrote a six-issue Batman mini-series called The Widening Gyre for DC drawn by Walt Flanagan. … 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." … Read More
2012 41 Years Old …  In December 2012 Smith announced that Hit Somebody would now be a six-part miniseries on an as yet unknown network. … Read More
2015 44 Years Old Smith announced in March 2015 that Hit Somebody would film in September 2015 until Christmas 2015, but this did not happen. … Read More
…  Smith said "we were talking about initially shooting 'Clerks III' this summer and then we were going to get to 'Mallrats' in the beginning of 2016. … Read More
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