Worked With:

Gabriel Iglesias


Cheech Marin


Jay Leno


Jaime King


Dr. Dre


Dave Chappelle


Tom Arnold


Valerie Mahaffey


Shelby Chong


David Cassidy

Tommy Chong


Home > Actors > C > Chong, Tommy


Birth Name: Tommy Chong
Born: 05/24/1938
Birth Place: Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Thomas B. Kin Chong was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on May 24, 1938. His father, Stanley Chong, a truck driver, was Chinese, while mother Lorna Jean Gilchrist was Scotch-Irish, resulting in a mix that partner Marin later described as "the first kind of whatever he is that I'd ever seen." The senior Chong had been wounded during service in World War II, and relocated the family to an area called Dog Patch outside of Calgary, where he made use of the veterans' hospital. By all accounts, Dog Patch was a rough neighborhood, and the younger Chong found solace in the movies and in music. By the age of 11, he was playing in local country music bands. Rhythm & blues and rock-n-roll came his wa... Continue Bio >>


Photos:

Chong,_Tommy
Chong,_Tommy
Chong,_Tommy
Chong,_Tommy
Chong,_Tommy
Chong,_Tommy
Chong,_Tommy
Chong,_Tommy
Chong,_Tommy
Chong,_Tommy
Chong,_Tommy
Chong,_Tommy
Chong,_Tommy
Chong,_Tommy
Chong,_Tommy
Chong,_Tommy
View All Pictures >>


Videos:





Popular Movies:
More Credits >>