Kevin Smith

American screenwriter, actor, film producer, and director

Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970)[1] is an American screenwriter, movie director and the founder of View Askew Productions. He is also known as a comic book writer and actor. Smith's movies often take place in his home state of New Jersey. The movies are filled with pop culture references. Many of the references are about comic books and the Star Wars movies. They often take place in the View Askewniverse.

Kevin Patrick Smith
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Kevin Smith in 2017
Born (1970-08-02) August 2, 1970 (age 52)
movie director
movie producer
Comic book writer
ChildrenHarley Quinn Smith

Early lifeEdit

Smith was born in Red Bank, New Jersey to Grace and Donald Smith. He has an older sister, Virginia, and an older brother, Donald Jr. Smith was raised in the Catholic religion.[2] He went to Henry Hudson Regional High School in Highlands, The New School for Social Research New York and the Vancouver movie School. Smith studied making movies but dropped out halfway through his studies.

Personal lifeEdit

Smith is married to Jennifer Schwalbach Smith. They have a daughter, Harley Quinn Smith, born in 1999. He named his daughter after Harley Quinn, a comic-book character from Batman: The Animated Series.[3]

On February 25, 2018 he suffered a non-fatal "massive heart attack" with 100% blockage of the left anterior descending artery.[4][5]







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  2. "". Retrieved 2007-03-28.
  3. "". Retrieved 2007-03-28.
  4. "Kevin Smith Tweets He Suffered a "Massive Heart Attack"". Hollywood Reporter. February 26, 2018.
  5. "Kevin Smith Tweets About 'Massive Heart Attack' and Treatment". Variety. February 26, 2018.

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