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Method Man

Actor | Soundtrack | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
How High (2001) | The Fast and the Furious (2001) | 8 Mile (2002)
AKA 
Method Man feat Mary J. Blige | Wu-Tang Clan | Johnny Dangerous | Clifford 'Method' Man | Methodman | Cliff 'Method Man' Smith | Clifford 'Method Man' Smith | Cliff Smith  Less
NICKNAMEs  
Johnny Blaze, Hott Nikkels, Iron Lung, Tical, Shakwon, Ticallion Stallion, The Panty Raider, Johnny Dangerous, Blazini, MZA, Methical, Mr. Mef, Meth
BORN 
Apr 1, 1971 (age 46)
HEIGHT 
6' 3" (1.90m)

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Films in Production (3 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for The DeuceThe Deuce (TV Series) Rodney (6 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 6 Released
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Past Film & Video (73 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for All Eyez on MeAll Eyez on Me Writer ("C.R.E.A.M.") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2017 $45MM
  • Primary photo for Fist FightFist Fight Writer ("All I Need") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2017 $25MM $32MM
  • Primary photo for PatersonPaterson Method Man (as Cliff Smith)  Less 2016 $2.1MM
  • Primary photo for NerveNerve Writer ("C.R.E.A.M.") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2016 $20MM $39MM
  • Primary photo for KeanuKeanu Cheddar  Less 2016 $15MM $21MM
  • Primary photo for Martha & NikiMartha & Niki Performer ("Release Yo' Delf"), Writer ("Release Yo' Delf")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for #Lucky Number#Lucky Number Tyson 'The Saint' St. James  Less 2015 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Straight Outta ComptonStraight Outta Compton Writer ("C.R.E.A.M.") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2015 $28MM $161MM
  • Primary photo for TrainwreckTrainwreck Temembe (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)  Less 2015 $35MM $110MM
  • Primary photo for Staten Island SummerStaten Island Summer Konko  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Broken Mirror: A Dontae Hawkins FilmBroken Mirror: A Dontae Hawkins Film (Short) Executive Producer  Less 2015 $5K
  • Primary photo for The CobblerThe Cobbler Leon Ludlow (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Step Up All InStep Up All In Performer ("Judgement Day"), Writer ("Judgement Day") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2014 $45MM $15MM
  • Primary photo for Focus: A Dontae Hawkins FilmFocus: A Dontae Hawkins Film (Short) Vaughn's Father, Executive Producer  Less 2013 $2K
  • Primary photo for Kevin Hart: Let Me ExplainKevin Hart: Let Me Explain Performer ("Let Me Explain"), Writer ("Let Me Explain") (as C. Smith)  Less 2013 $2.5MM $32MM
  • Primary photo for The Man with the Iron FistsThe Man with the Iron Fists Writer ("Shame On A Nigga")  Less 2012 $15MM $16MM
  • Primary photo for Something from Nothing: The Art of RapSomething from Nothing: The Art of Rap Writer ("As High As Wu-Tang Get")  Less 2012 $288K
  • Primary photo for Red TailsRed Tails Sticks (as Cliff Smith)  Less 2012 $58MM $50MM
  • Primary photo for The MorticianThe Mortician The Mortician  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The SitterThe Sitter Jacolby (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)  Less 2011 $31MM
  • Primary photo for A Very Harold & Kumar 3D ChristmasA Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas Writer ("Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthing ta F'wit") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2011 $19MM $35MM
  • Primary photo for It's Kind of a Funny StoryIt's Kind of a Funny Story Performer ("Da Rockwilder"), Writer ("Da Rockwilder")  Less 2010 $8MM $6.4MM
  • Primary photo for Sinners and SaintsSinners and Saints Weddo  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Repo MenRepo Men Performer ("Release Yo' Delf (Prodigy Mix)"), Writer ("Release Yo' Delf (Prodigy Mix)")  Less 2010 $32MM $14MM
  • Primary photo for Chris Cornell: Part of MeChris Cornell: Part of Me (Video) Actor  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Lakeview TerraceLakeview Terrace Writer ("Gravel Pit") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2008 $22MM $39MM
  • Primary photo for The WacknessThe Wackness Percy, Writer ("The What", "Tearz") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2008 $6MM $2.1MM
  • Primary photo for Meet DaveMeet Dave Writer ("Protect Ya Neck") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2008 $60MM $12MM
  • Primary photo for Meet the SpartansMeet the Spartans Persian Emissary  Less 2008 $30MM $38MM
  • Primary photo for First SundayFirst Sunday Writer ("C.R.E.A.M.") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2008 $38MM
  • Primary photo for Method Man: Live from the Sunset StripMethod Man: Live from the Sunset Strip (Video) Actor, Executive Producer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Bling: A Planet RockBling: A Planet Rock Writer ("C.R.E.A.M.") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2007 $750K
  • Primary photo for Illegal TenderIllegal Tender Writer ("C.R.E.A.M.")  Less 2007 $8MM $3.1MM
  • Primary photo for Wu: The Story of the Wu-Tang ClanWu: The Story of the Wu-Tang Clan Himself (archive footage) (uncredited), Performer ("Method Man")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Heart SpecialistThe Heart Specialist Lorenzo  Less 2006 $1.1MM
  • Primary photo for Rock the BellsRock the Bells Himself, Sincere Thanks  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Bonnie SituationThe Bonnie Situation Performer ("When it Goes Down")  Less 2005 $27K
  • Primary photo for Ashanti, Method Man, & Paul Wall: Still on ItAshanti, Method Man, & Paul Wall: Still on It (Short) Method Man  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Daltry CalhounDaltry Calhoun Writer ("June's Mash Up") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2005 $3MM $12K
  • Primary photo for VenomVenom Deputy Turner  Less 2005 $882K
  • Primary photo for The Strip GameThe Strip Game (Video) Self, Director, Producer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Beef IIBeef II (Video) Himself - Recording Artist, Performer ("4, 3, 2, 1")  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Garden StateGarden State Diego  Less 2004 $2.5MM $27MM
  • Primary photo for Soul PlaneSoul Plane Muggsy  Less 2004 $16MM $14MM
  • Primary photo for Alicia Keys: If I Ain't Got YouAlicia Keys: If I Ain't Got You (Video) Actor  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for You Got ServedYou Got Served Performer ("Uh Huh"), Writer ("Uh Huh") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2004 $8MM $40MM
  • Primary photo for My Baby's DaddyMy Baby's Daddy No Good  Less 2004 $17MM
  • Primary photo for Lyricist Lounge: Hip Hop Video ClassicsLyricist Lounge: Hip Hop Video Classics (Video) Himself (segment "C.R.E.A.M.") (as Wu-Tang Clan), Writer ("C.R.E.A.M.") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Cradle 2 the GraveCradle 2 the Grave Performer ("Uh, Huh"), Writer ("Uh, Huh") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2003 $30MM $35MM
  • Primary photo for 8 Mile8 Mile Performer ("I'll Be There For You" (Puff Daddy Remix), "Bring the Pain"), Writer ("I'll Be There For You" (Puff Daddy Remix), "Bring the Pain", "C.R.E.A.M.") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2002 $41MM $117MM
  • Primary photo for All About the BenjaminsAll About the Benjamins Performer ("Da Rockwilder"), Writer ("Da Rockwilder") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2002 $14MM $25MM
  • Primary photo for HwasangoHwasango Mr. Ma (MTV English Dub) (voice) (version: English)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for How HighHow High Silas P. Silas, Performer ("Round & Round", "Cisco Kid", "How High", "All I Need", "Let's Do It", "How High II", "Big Dogs", "Bring the Pain", "Da Rockwilder"), Writer ("Round & Round", "How High", "All I Need", "Let's Do It", "How High II", "Big Dogs", "Bring the Pain", "Da Rockwilder") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2001 $20MM $31MM
  • Primary photo for The Fast and the FuriousThe Fast and the Furious Performer ("Rollin' (Urban Assault Vehicle)"), Writer ("Rollin' (Urban Assault Vehicle)") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2001 $38MM $145MM
  • Primary photo for Save the Last DanceSave the Last Dance Soundtrack ("Da Rockwilder") (as Clifford Smith), Performer ("Da Rockwilder") (as Methodman)  Less 2001 $13MM $91MM
  • Primary photo for Wu-Tang Clan: Careful (Click, Click)Wu-Tang Clan: Careful (Click, Click) (Short) Actor  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Boricua's BondBoricua's Bond Actor  Less 2000 $103K
  • Primary photo for Gone in Sixty SecondsGone in Sixty Seconds Performer ("Da Rockwilder"), Writer ("Da Rockwilder") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 2000 $90MM $102MM
  • Primary photo for Next FridayNext Friday Writer ("Shaolin Worldwide") (as C. Smith)  Less 2000 $11MM $57MM
  • Primary photo for Black & WhiteBlack & White Method Man, Performer ("Big Dogs"), Writer ("Big Dogs") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 1999 $12MM $5.2MM
  • Primary photo for P.I.G.S.P.I.G.S. (Video) Pan-handling Nun  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for In Too DeepIn Too Deep Performer ("Tear It Off"), Writer ("Tear It Off") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 1999 $7MM $14MM
  • Primary photo for BellyBelly Shameek, Performer ("Grand Finale"), Writer ("Grand Finale")  Less 1998 $3MM $9.6MM
  • Primary photo for BulworthBulworth Performer ("Bulworth (They Talk About It While We Live It)"), Writer ("Bulworth (They Talk About It While We Live It)") (as C. Smith)  Less 1998 $30MM $27MM
  • Primary photo for RideRide Writer ("The Worst") (as C. Smith)  Less 1998 $5.5MM
  • Primary photo for Cop LandCop Land Shondel  Less 1997 $10MM $45MM
  • Primary photo for One Eight SevenOne Eight Seven Dennis Broadway, Performer ("Release Yo' Delf"), Writer ("Release Yo' Delf") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 1997 $20MM $5.7MM
  • Primary photo for Space JamSpace Jam Performer ("Hit 'Em High (The Monstars' Anthem)"), Writer ("Hit 'Em High (The Monstars' Anthem)") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 1996 $80MM $90MM
  • Primary photo for High School HighHigh School High Performer ("Wu Wear: The Garment Renaissance")  Less 1996 $21MM
  • Primary photo for The Great White HypeThe Great White Hype Himself, Performer ("Bring The Pain"), Writer ("Bring The Pain") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 1996 $7.9MM
  • Primary photo for Batman ForeverBatman Forever Performer ("The Riddler")  Less 1995 $100MM $184MM
  • Primary photo for The Jerky BoysThe Jerky Boys Writer ("Dirty Dancing") (as Clifford Smith)  Less 1995 $7.6MM
  • Primary photo for It's Big on Fire IslandIt's Big on Fire Island (Video) Actor  Less 1995
Past Television (35 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The DeuceThe Deuce (TV Series) Rodney (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 2
    • Show and Prove (Sep 17, 2017) Rodney (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)  Less
    • Pilot (Aug 25, 2017) Rodney (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)  Less
  • Primary photo for RebelRebel (TV Series) Terrance 'TJ' Jenkins (5 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 5
    • Breaking Point (May 9, 2017) Terrance 'TJ' Jenkins (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)  Less
    • Conceal and Carry (Apr 25, 2017) Terrance 'TJ' Jenkins (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)  Less
    • Chasing Ghosts (Apr 11, 2017) Terrance 'TJ' Jenkins (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Writer ("Blackout") (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for The BreaksThe Breaks (TV Series) Darryl Van Putten Sr. (5 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 5
    • N.T. (Apr 10, 2017) Darryl Van Putten Sr.  Less
    • Under Pressure (Apr 3, 2017) Darryl Van Putten Sr.  Less
    • Amen, Brother (Mar 20, 2017) Darryl Van Putten Sr.  Less
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  • Primary photo for Blue BloodsBlue Bloods (TV Series) Mario Hunt (3 episodes, 2015–2017)  Less 2015–2017 3
    • In and Out (Feb 3, 2017) Mario Hunt (as Clifford 'Method Man' Smith)  Less
    • The Art of War (May 1, 2015) Mario Hunt (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)  Less
    • New Rules (Apr 24, 2015) Mario Hunt (as Clifford 'Method Man' Smith)  Less
  • Primary photo for Luke CageLuke Cage (TV Series) Cliff 'Method Man' Smith (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Soliloquy of Chaos (Sep 30, 2016) Cliff 'Method Man' Smith (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)  Less
  • Primary photo for Difficult PeopleDifficult People (TV Series) Method Man (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Hashtag Cats (Aug 23, 2016) Method Man (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)  Less
  • Primary photo for The BreaksThe Breaks (TV Movie) Darryl Van Patten Sr. (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Inside Amy SchumerInside Amy Schumer (TV Series) Method Man (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Unbreakable Kimmy SchmidtUnbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series) Writer ("Beat That Bitch") (1 episode, 2015), Performer ("Beat That Bitch") (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
    • Kimmy Has a Birthday! (Mar 6, 2015) Performer ("Beat That Bitch") (uncredited), Writer ("Beat That Bitch") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Needle DropThe Needle Drop (TV Series) Shout Out (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Seasons of LoveSeasons of Love (TV Movie) Big Rob  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for ScorpionScorpion (TV Series) Lucky the King (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Risky Business (Nov 10, 2014) Lucky the King (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)  Less
  • Primary photo for ChozenChozen (TV Series) Phantasm (4 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 4
    • The Battle of Broken Spear (Mar 31, 2014) Phantasm (voice) (as Cliff Smith)  Less
    • In a Pickle (Mar 24, 2014) Phantasm (voice) (as Cliff Smith)  Less
    • Beef (Jan 27, 2014) Phantasm (voice) (as Cliff Smith)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Good WifeThe Good Wife (TV Series) Young Boxer (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for The Good GuysThe Good Guys (TV Series) Kenny (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationCSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) Drops (4 episodes, 2006–2010)  Less 2006–2010 4
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  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can Dance CanadaSo You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) Performer ("Da Rockwilder") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Top 10 (Sep 29, 2009) Performer ("Da Rockwilder")  Less
  • Primary photo for Burn NoticeBurn Notice (TV Series) Valentine (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for The WireThe Wire (TV Series) Melvin 'Cheese' Wagstaff (13 episodes, 2003–2008)  Less 2003–2008 13
    • -30- (Mar 9, 2008) Melvin 'Cheese' Wagstaff  Less
    • Late Editions (Mar 2, 2008) Melvin 'Cheese' Wagstaff  Less
    • The Dickensian Aspect (Feb 10, 2008) Melvin 'Cheese' Wagstaff  Less
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  • Primary photo for TorchwoodTorchwood (TV Series) Performer ("Release Yo' Delf (Prodigy Remix)") (1 episode, 2008), Writer ("Release Yo' Delf (Prodigy Remix)") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (Jan 26, 2008) Performer ("Release Yo' Delf (Prodigy Remix)") (uncredited), Writer ("Release Yo' Delf (Prodigy Remix)") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) Dennis King (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Snitch (Dec 4, 2007) Dennis King  Less
  • Primary photo for The Fairly OddParentsThe Fairly OddParents (TV Series) Rapping Head Pixie (1 episode, 2005), Soundtrack (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • School's Out! The Musical (Jun 10, 2005) Rapping Head Pixie (voice), Soundtrack ("The Pixie Rap")  Less
  • Primary photo for EntourageEntourage (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Busey and the Beach (Aug 22, 2004) Soundtrack ("Bring The Pain") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Method & RedMethod & Red (TV Series) Method Man / Method (13 episodes, 2004), Executive Producer (4 episodes, 2004), Writer (created by) (3 episodes, 2004), Composer (theme music) (2 episodes, 2004), Writer (story) (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 13
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  • Primary photo for Boston PublicBoston Public (TV Series) Flash Master K (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for The Twilight ZoneThe Twilight Zone (TV Series) Kneigh (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Third WatchThird Watch (TV Series) C-Note (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for StungStung (TV Movie) Himself - Host, Writer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for MADtvMADtv (TV Series) Gentry Abrams (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for OzOz (TV Series) Carlton 'Tug' Daniels (4 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001 4
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  • Primary photo for WonderlandWonderland (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
    • Pilot (Mar 30, 2000) Actor  Less
  • Primary photo for FlavaFlava (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1999), Performer ("Break Ups 2 Make Ups") (1 episode, 1999), Writer ("Break Ups 2 Make Ups") (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
    • Episode #4.1 (Mar 20, 1999) Himself (archive footage), Performer ("Break Ups 2 Make Ups") (uncredited), Writer ("Break Ups 2 Make Ups") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Chris Rock: Bring the PainChris Rock: Bring the Pain (TV Special) Special Thanks (as Methodman)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Writer ("I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need") (1 episode, 1995), Himself (1 episode, 1995), Performer ("I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need") (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
    • Episode dated 27 July 1995 (Jul 27, 1995) Himself (archive footage) (as Method Man feat Mary J. Blige), Performer ("I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need"), Writer ("I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need")  Less
Self (110 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (7 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Black and BlueBlack and Blue Himself (archive footage)  Less 2016 $50K
  • Primary photo for Onyx: 15 Years of Videos, History & ViolenceOnyx: 15 Years of Videos, History & Violence (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Video on TrialVideo on Trial (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Episode #2.12 (Dec 17, 2006) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The N WordThe N Word Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for MTV NewsMTV News (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for FlavaFlava (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
    • Episode #4.1 (Mar 20, 1999) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
    • Episode dated 27 July 1995 (Jul 27, 1995) Himself (archive footage) (as Method Man feat Mary J. Blige)  Less
Other (4 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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