Casting in Kevin Smith films

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Kevin Smith's films often feature the same actors, including Jason Lee, Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams (for whom he wrote the lead role in Chasing Amy), Jason Mewes and Matt Damon. Other well-known performers featured in more than one Smith film include Chris Rock, Shannen Doherty, George Carlin, Ethan Suplee, Joe Quesada, Jason Biggs, Casey Affleck and Alanis Morissette. Some lesser-known regulars in Smith's films include Walt Flanagan, Bryan Johnson, Scott Mosier, Ernest O'Donnell, John Willyung, Carmen Lee, Jeff Anderson, Brian O'Halloran, Dwight Ewell, Kimberly Loughran and Vincent Pereira. He has also cast himself in many of his films.

Actor Clerks
(1994)
Mallrats
(1995)
Chasing Amy
(1997)
Dogma
(1999)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
(2001)
Jersey Girl
(2004)
Clerks II
(2006)
Zack and Miri Make a Porno
(2008)
Cop Out
(2010)
Red State
(2011)
Tusk
(2014)
Yoga Hosers
(2015)
Betty Aberlin YesY YesY YesY YesY
Joey Lauren Adams YesY YesY YesY
Ben Affleck YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY
Jeff Anderson YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY
Jason Biggs YesY YesY
George Carlin YesY YesY YesY
Matt Damon YesY YesY YesY YesY
Johnny Depp YesY YesY
Lily-Rose Depp YesY YesY
Shannen Doherty YesY YesY
Dan Etheridge YesY YesY YesY
Dwight Ewell YesY YesY YesY
Walter Flanagan YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY
Ralph Garman YesY YesY YesY
Bryan Johnson YesY YesY YesY YesY
Jason Lee YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY
Justin Long YesY YesY YesY
Jason Mewes YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY
Tracy Morgan YesY YesY
Scott Mosier YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY
Jim Norton YesY YesY
Ernest O'Donnell YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY
Brian O'Halloran YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY
Haley Joel Osment YesY YesY
Michael Parks YesY YesY YesY
Vincent Pereira YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY
Kevin Pollak YesY YesY
Chris Rock YesY YesY
Genesis Rodriguez YesY YesY
Stephen Root YesY YesY
Seann William Scott YesY YesY
Harley Quinn Smith YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY
Jennifer Schwalbach Smith YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY
Kevin Smith YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY
Ethan Suplee YesY YesY YesY YesY YesY
John Willyung YesY YesY YesY YesY

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