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Kevin Smith Celebrates His 48th Birthday Grateful To Still Be Alive After His Near Death Experience

August 3, 2018

After Kevin Smith's close brush with death from blocked arteries, the hot shot director and actor made a commitment to get healthy and it has paid off.

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Near fatal heart attack

Smith who's known for his work on Silent Bob Strikes Back and Dogma looks amazing and he knows it. To mark his 48th birthday, the actor took to Instagram to celebrate the meaningful things in his life.

He reminded fans about the heart attack that almost killed him early this year.

Second chances

Working out and commiting to seeing a cardiologist have clearly been great for him.

In his celebratory photograph, he had on his signature loose jersey and shorts, but he look more than half of his former size.

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His daughter, Harley Quinn Smith, could not be happier for him. She's not alone in her gratitude.

Fans are happy for him

Earlier in the year, just after he shared news of his heart attack, fans begged him not blow his second chance and good for him, he listened. Celebrated author Neil Gaiman joined thrilled well wishers to congratulate Smith for making it: "Happy Birthday! I’m glad you are here".

It's nice to see how far he has come. Congratulations Kevin Smith!

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