Clifford Smith, known by his stage name Method Man, is a rapper, record producer and actor. He is best known as a member of the hip-hop collective Wu-Tang Clan. He is also one half of the hip hop duo Method Man & Redman. Method Man has appeared in films such as Belly, How High, Garden State, The Wackness, Venom, Red Tails and The Cobbler. On television, he and frequent collaborator, fellow East Coast rapper Redman, co-starred on a Fox sitcom based on themselves. He also had a recurring role on HBO's Oz and The Wire.