March 2, 1971 in Hempstead
, New York, United States
Staten Island, NY - Rapper - Wu-Tang Clan, Red&Meth
Method Man is the stage name of Clifford Smith, the rapper and actor born on March 2, 1971 in Hempstead, New York. Method Man is a member of the Wu-Tang Clan and half of a hip hop duo with rapper Redman. As an actor, Method Man has appeared in the films Garden State, Red Tails, The Cobbler, among others. He also had recurring roles in the TV shows Oz and The Wire. His 1994 debut album, Tical, has sold more than one million copies. His follow up album release, Tical 2000: Judgement Day, was less well received. In August 2015, Method Man released the album The Meth Lab.