Smith, Kevin Patrick

Born: Aug 02, 1970 AD
Currently alive, at 45 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Director

1970 - Born on August 2nd in Red Bank, New Jersey.

1988 - Graduated from Henry Hudson Regional in Highlands, New Jersey.

1994 - His first movie, Clerks, was filmed in the convenience store in which Smith worked. He was only allowed to shoot at night after the store closed. This movie won the highest award at the Sundance film festival and was brought to theaters by Miramax.

1995 - The movie went over so well that Smith was able to make another movie, Mallrats. This movie, as Kevin has said, was meant to be a "smart Porkys". Although it didn't do well at all in the box office, it has done more then well on video store shelves and is usually the favorite among many Smith fans.

1997 - Smith has said that his relationship with Adams has been much of an inspiration for his next movie, Chasing Amy, Smith's comedy drama which won two independent Spirit awards: Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Role for Jason Lee. Around the time that Chasing Amy was wrapping, Smith broke up with Adams, and then when the Spirit awards were approaching he met his soon-to-be wife, Jennifer Schwalbach Smith.

1999 - Smith started on Dogma, a controversial film about Christianity.

         - Married to Jennifer Schwalbach Smith on April 25th.

2004-2006 - He wrote and directed Jersey Girl, starring Ben Affleck and Liv Tyler, and two years later he completed the sequel to his first film, Clerks II.
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