Kevin Smith


first_img Kevin Smith NEW YORK, N.Y. – Actor-director Kevin Smith says he had a “massive” heart attack after performing at a Los Angeles comedy show Sunday night.Smith said on Twitter early Monday morning that if he hadn’t cancelled his second show Sunday and gone to the hospital, he would have died. Smith credited a doctor with saving his life after the 47-year-old “Clerks” filmmaker suffered a total blockage of his left coronary artery, often referred to as “the widow maker.”Smith posted a photo of himself lying in a hospital bed looking stunned. He added: “For now, I’m still above ground.”After the first show this evening, I had a massive heart attack. The Doctor who saved my life told me I had 100% blockage of my LAD artery (aka “the Widow-Maker”). If I hadn’t canceled show 2 to go to the hospital, I would’ve died tonight. But for now, I’m still above ground! pic.twitter.com/M5gSnW9E5h— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) February 26, 2018Smith went to film school here in Vancouver.It’s unclear what this means for the operators of The Rio Theatre in Vancouver. About a week ago, Smith had promised to help them raise funds to buy the single screen theatre on Commercial Street and Broadway.Representatives for Smith didn’t immediately return messages Monday. Kevin Smith says he had ‘massive’ heart attack by The Associated Press and NEWS 1130 Staff Posted Feb 26, 2018 6:39 am PDT Last Updated Feb 26, 2018 at 7:21 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email FILE – In a Saturday, July 9, 2016 file photo, Kevin Smith arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of “Ghostbusters” at the TCL Chinese Theatre. The actor-director Kevin Smith says he had a “massive” heart attack after performing at a Los Angeles comedy show Sunday night, Feb. 25, 2018. Early Monday morning, Smith said on Twitter that if he hadn’t canceled his second show Sunday and gone to the hospital, he would have died.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) last_img