Jason Mewes Overview

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Born: June 12, 1974

Hailing from New Jersey, Mewes graduated from Henry Hudson Regional in 1990 with his good friend Kevin Smith. After a few months in college and film school, Smith worked at a local store with Mewes. Mewes eventually landed a job at the video rental store close by, and Smith had his inspiration for Clerks. Once the script was complete, he asked Mewes to play the role of Jay. With only a little acting experience in school plays, Mewes accepted the part, thinking it would be fun. Clerks was made... See All

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