Actor/Musician/Producer Cliff "Method Man" Smith is a member of the Grammy® nominated hip hop collective Wu-Tang Clan and one half of the rap duo Method Man & Redman. As a solo artist, he won the 1996 Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo for "I'll Be There for You/You're all I Need" with Mary J. Blige. His music has been featured in feature films such as Gone in Sixty Seconds, Space Jam, High School High, The Fast and The Furious, 8 Mile and countless others.
In 1997, Method Man made his feature film debut opposite Samuel L. Jackson in the Warner Bros. thriller, One Eight Seven. Later that year he co-starred alongside Robert De Niro and Ray Liotta in Miramax Films' crime-thriller, Copland. In 2001, Method Man starred opposite Red Man in Universal's cult comedy, How High and in 2004 he was seen alongside Zach Braff and Natalie Portman in the romantic comedy, Garden State. More recently, Method Man co-starred alongside Terrance Howard and Cuba Gooding Jr. in Twentieth Century Fox's WWII drama, Red Tails, which won an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Motion Picture this year.
On the small screen, Method Man had recurring roles on two of HBO's critically-acclaimed series, Oz and The Wire. He also appeared in multiple episodes of CBS' Emmy® nominated drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
Method Man recently wrapped production on the Lorne Michaels produced comedy, Staten Island Summer alongside Jim Gaffigan, Kate Walsh, Gina Gershon, and Ashley Greene. It will be released by Paramount Pictures in 2014.
Method Man currently resides in New York with his wife and three children.