Biography

Clifford Smith (born April 1, 1971 in Staten Island, New York), better known by his stage name Method Man or Meth is an American hip hop artist, record producer, actor and member of the hip hop collective Wu-Tang Clan. He took his stage name from the 1979 film The Fearless Young Boxer, also known as Method Man. He is one half of the rap duo Method Man & Redman along with fellow rapper Redman. He won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for "I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need to Get By" with Mary J. Blige.

He appeared in the motion pictures Belly, How High, Garden State as well as a minor role in The Wackness. On television, he and hip-hop collaborator Redman co-starred on the short-lived Fox sitcom Method & Red, and he had a recurring role as Calvin "Cheese" Wagstaff on the acclaimed HBO drama series The Wire.

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Clifford Smith (born April 1, 1971 in Staten Island, New York), better known by his stage name Method Man or Meth is an American hip hop artist, record producer, actor and member of the hip hop collective Wu-Tang Clan. He took his stage name from the 1979 film The Fearless Young Boxer, also known as Method Man. He is one half of the rap duo Method Man & Redman along with fellow rapper Redman. He won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for "I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need to Get By" with Mary J. Blige.

He appeared in the motion pictures Belly, How High, Garden State as well as a minor role in The Wackness. On television, he and hip-hop collaborator Redman co-starred on the short-lived Fox sitcom Method & Red, and he had a recurring role as Calvin "Cheese" Wagstaff on the acclaimed HBO drama series The Wire.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Method Man, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 69

Birthday 1971-04-01

Place of Birth Staten Island, New York, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Cliff 'Method Man' Smith
  • Clifford Smith

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Vampires Vs. the Bronx
2019 Once Upon a Time in Staten Island as Louis
2018 Peppermint as Narcotics Detective Barker
2018 Future World as Tattooed Face
2017 Taraji's White Hot Holiday Special as Himself
2017 Drop the Mic(21 episodes) as Himself - Co-Host
2017 Where's the Money?
2017 The Deuce(9 episodes) as Rodney
2016 Paterson as Method Man
2016 Marvel's Luke Cage(1 episode) as Himself
2016 Keanu as Cheddar
2016 The Breaks as David
2016 The Breaks as Darryl Van Patten Sr.
2015 Taraji's White Hot Holidays(1 episode) as Himself
2015 #Lucky Number as Tyson 'The Saint' St. James
2015 Trainwreck as Temembe
2015 Staten Island Summer as Konko
2014 Seasons of Love as Big Rob
2014 Scorpion(1 episode) as Lucky the King
2014 The Cobbler as Ludlow
2012 Red Tails as Sticks
2011 The Sitter as Jacolby
2011 The Indestructible Jimmy Brown as Himself
2011 The Mortician as The Mortician
2010 Sinners and Saints as Weddo
2008 Wu: The Story of the Wu-Tang Clan as Himself
2008 The Wackness as Percy
2008 Meet the Spartans as Persian
2007 The Wire: The Last Word
2007 The Wire Odyssey as Himself
2007 Method Man: Live from the Sunset Strip as Himself
2007 Wu-Tang Clan: Live at Montreux as himself
2007 Burn Notice(1 episode)
2006 Hood of Horror as Himself
2006 Jamie Kennedy's Blowin' Up(1 episode)
2006 Rock the Bells as Himself
2006 Yo Momma(1 episode)
2005 Venom as Deputy Turner
2005 Wild 'n Out(2 episodes)
2005 Strip Game
2004 Garden State as Diego
2004 Wu Tang Clan Disciples Of The 36 Chambers
2004 Method & Red(13 episodes) as Method Man
2004 Soul Plane as Muggsy
2004 My Baby's Daddy as No Good (Randall)
2003 Scary Movie 3 as Himself
2003 The New Tom Green Show(1 episode)
2003 Jimmy Kimmel Live!(1 episode)
2002 Brown Sugar as Himself
2002 The Twilight Zone(1 episode)
2002 The Wire(11 episodes)
2001 How High as Silas P. Silas
2001 Xzibit: Restless Xposed as Himself
2001 One on One(1 episode)
2000 Boston Public(1 episode)
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation(3 episodes)
2000 Backstage as Himself
2000 Diary(1 episode)
1999 Third Watch(1 episode)
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(1 episode)
1999 Black and White as Method Man
1998 Belly as Shameek
1997 Cop Land as Shondel
1997 One Eight Seven as Dennis Broadway
1997 Rhyme & Reason
1996 The Jamie Foxx Show(1 episode)
1996 The Great White Hype as Himself
1995 MADtv(2 episodes)
1995 The Show as Himself
1992 Martin(1 episode)

Creator

2004 Method & RedCreator

Directing

2005 Strip GameDirector

Production

2007 Method Man: Live from the Sunset StripExecutive Producer

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