Kevin Smith Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

22nd January 2016

Quote: "I will not leave this Earth until I play Harley Quinn." Actor and filmmaker Kevin Smith's 16-year-old daughter Harley is determined to play the DC Comics villain she was named after. Margot Robbie will be playing The Joker's crazy companion in this summer's (16) much-anticipated Suicide Squad.

12th February 2015

Tweet: "He's gone. RIP Mulder, my Buddy-Man. Thank you for 17 years of sheer joy and affection. It took a dog like you to make me a better person". Director Kevin Smith is mourning the death of his beloved dog Mulder, which passed away on Wednesday (11Feb15) after a long illness.

14th May 2013

Quote: "It Is Accomplished! Clerks Iii, First Draft! At 137 pages, it plays like The Empire Strikes Back of what's now become the Clerks Trilogy." Director Kevin Smith has finished working on the first script for his follow-up to cult movies Clerks and Clerks Ii.

26th July 2012

Tweet: "Dear Rob, My heart goes out to you, sir. Fat boys get cheated on all the time so I know the feeling. If you wanna get high & cry, I'm here." Moviemaker Kevin Smith reaches out to Robert Pattinson in a cheeky tweet after the actor's girlfriend Kristen Stewart apologised for allegedly cheating on him with her Snow White And The Huntsman director, Rupert Sanders.

20th March 2012

Quote: "Film is cool and wonderful, but I've made all my dreams come true." Filmmaker Kevin Smith has confirmed reports he is planning to retire from directing after the release of his next movie Hit Somebody.

20th March 2012

Quote: "I don't mind her reading about how I rock her mother's world. I'm sure she walks around the house trying to figure out why someone who looks like (my wife) Jen would be (with) a troll like myself. When she's old enough to read it, she'll be like, 'Oh, that's why!'" Director Kevin Smith tells Entertainment Weekly magazine he has no problems with his daughter reading his new memoirs, Tough S**t.

9th January 2012

Tweet: "Tough night for our oldest dog, Scully. Thought we'd lost her but she's come back somewhat. Whole family's an emotional wreck right now..." Moviemaker Kevin Smith is upset after his elderly pet pooch had a brush with death.

29th September 2011

Quote: "I still love film, and it's given me everything that I have in life. But I feel that to honour it I really have to put it down." Director Kevin Smith on his decision to quit making movies.

26th September 2011

Quote: "I know it was a funny story, but to a fat guy with insecurities about his weight it was the worst thing that ever happened to me." Moviemaker Kevin Smith was devastated when he was kicked off a plane for being too fat last year (10).

25th August 2011

Quote: "I knew I couldn't do horror. But I knew I could do unsettling. I could do creepy, because chicks had told me I was creepy my whole life!" Director Kevin Smith jokes about his decision to jump from comedy to horror with new movie Red State.

23rd January 2011

Fact: Moviemaker Kevin Smith raised $1,000 (£666) for the Sundance Institute by auctioning off a pair of tickets for the sold-out screening of his new movie RED STATE at the organisation's festival in Utah. The controversial film premieres at the Sundance Film Festival on Sunday night (23Jan11). Smith sold the tickets via

18th February 2010

Quote: "(I'll get) 'Weren't you too fat to fly?' I can't dodge this bullet - even if I get thin... It is kind of the worst thing that ever happened to me." Moviemaker Kevin Smith is still struggling to come to terms with the humiliation of getting kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight for being too fat.

19th June 2009

Quote: "Seth is on top of the world. He has nine movies going on - all of them with (JUDD) APATOW. I was like, 'Seth, you changed my definition of success - you are a functioning stoner!" Director Kevin Smith is a big admirer of comedian Seth Rogen.

19th June 2009

Quote: “Ben is one of the most intelligent people on the planet. He will run for office and one day be President, and then we’ll smoke a joint in the Oval Office. He’s very well-spoken but he’s filthy!” Kevin Smith has high hopes for his pal Ben Affleck - despite his foul-mouth.

4th June 2009

Fact: Filmmaker Kevin Smith is working on a sports comedy based on late rocker Warren Zevon's 2002 ice hockey tribute Hit Somebody, about a tough guy who is paid to fight opponents during games.

31st October 2008

Quote: "(The characters) are out of cash, they've fallen on financially hard times. Which when we made the movie people were like, 'That doesn't make sense'. But then the economy collapsed a couple of weeks ago and suddenly it made my movie more plausible." Hollywood director Kevin Smith has renewed support for his new film ZACK AND MIRI MAKE A PORNO, where the title characters turn to shooting an x-rated film to make extra cash.

18th October 2008

Fact: Rosario Dawson was the original choice to play wannabe porn star MIRI in Kevin Smith's new comedy ZACK + MIRI MAKE A PORNO, but she chose to sign on for action movie EAGLE EYE instead. Elizabeth Banks eventually landed the role opposite Seth Rogen.

10th September 2007

Quote: "I had a framed picture of her as LEIA next to my bed from '80 to '84. I retired it when I went to high school and started kissing real girls." Director Kevin Smith on his childhood crush on Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher.

26th January 2007

Quote: "You sit around with dudes, who are always, like, `I'd do her.' I know a guy who did her." Moviemaker Kevin Smith still can't believe Jennifer Garner is married to his pal Ben Affleck.

5th December 2006

Quote: "I made one zombie movie - Jersey Girl. That's it. No more dead pictures." Moviemaker Kevin Smith pokes fun at his 2004 film flop, which starred then-couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez.

5th December 2006

Fact: CLERKS director Kevin Smith and John Corbett are to star in the US version of British sitcom MANCHILD.

27th July 2006

Fact: CLERKS II director Kevin Smith will fill in for recovering US film critic Roger Ebert on his movie review TV show, EBERT AND ROEPER, next week (begs31JUL06). Ebert is recovering from complications he suffered during cancer surgery in June (06).

23rd July 2006

Quote: "I go into the DVD store every Tuesday and spend $300 to $500 (GBP167 to GBP278). I don't do drugs, I don't booze it up - that's my vice right there." CLERKS II director Kevin Smith tries to justify his massive movie collection.

18th July 2006

Quote: "The time was right and I looked at my mortgage." Film-maker Kevin Smith on his motivation for making CLERKS II.

6th March 2006

Quote: "To be a director you have to put on a dress and solicit blowjobs in Hollywood." Film-maker Kevin Smith pokes fun at shamed director Lee Tamahori, who was recently arrested on suspicion of prostitution after he propositioned a police officer, while in drag. Tamahori accepted a plea deal to escape prostitution charges.

6th March 2006

Quote: "Finally there's an awards show host that you wanna f**k; like Jon Stewart. I can see myself getting all Heath Ledger on him." CLERKS director Kevin Smith finds Independent Spirit Awards host SARAH SILVERMAN sexy - and fancies his chances with Oscars host Stewart.

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