Kevin Patrick Smith is an American filmmaker, actor, comedian, public speaker, comic book writer, author, and podcaster. He came to prominence with the low-budget comedy film 'Clerks' , which he wrote, directed, co-produced, and acted in as the character Silent Bob of stoner duo "Jay & Silent Bob". Jay and Silent Bob have appeared in Smith's follow-up films 'Mallrats', 'Chasing Amy', 'Dogma', and 'Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back' which were set primarily in his home state of New Jersey. Wikipedia*
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Kevin Smith has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2011 House Committee.