|Born||Richard Anthony Marin|
July 13, 1946
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Richard Anthony "Cheech" Marin (born July 13, 1946) is an American comedian and actor who gained recognition as part of the comedy act Cheech & Chong during the 1970s and early 1980s, and as Don Johnson's quick-and-scheme partner, Insp. Events 1174 - William I of Scotland, a key rebel in the Revolt of 1173-1174, is captured at Alnwick by forces loyal to Year 1946 ( MCMXLVI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Events 1174 - William I of Scotland, a key rebel in the Revolt of 1173-1174, is captured at Alnwick by forces loyal to Year 1946 ( MCMXLVI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A comedian or comic is a person who seeks to entertain an audience primarily by making them laugh An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works Cheech & Chong are a Comedy duo, consisting of Richard "Cheech" Marin and Tommy Chong, who found a wide audience in the 1970s and 1980s for their Don Johnson (born Donnie Wayne Johnson, December 15 1949 Personal life Relationships and family At 22 Johnson began a four-year liaison Joe Dominguez on Nash Bridges. Nash Bridges is an American television Police Drama that was created by Carlton Cuse. His stage persona is that of a stereotypical Mexican American, or an uneducated urban Chicano. See also History of Mexican-Americans Mexican Americans are Americans of Mexican ancestry Chicano (feminine Chicana) is a politically-loaded word for a Mexican American (in the sense of native-born Americans of Mexican ancestry as opposed to Mexican
Marin, a Mexican American, was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Elsa (née Meza), a secretary, and Oscar Marin, a policeman in the LAPD. See also History of Mexican-Americans Mexican Americans are Americans of Mexican ancestry Los Angeles (lɑˈsændʒələs los ˈaŋxeles in Spanish) is the largest City in the state of California and the American West  He was raised Roman Catholic.  Marin is a graduate of California State University Northridge where he was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa. California State University Northridge (also known as CSUN, Cal State Northridge) is a public university in the San Fernando Valley, within the city limits Phi Sigma Kappa (ΦΣK is a fraternity devoted to three cardinal principles the Promotion of Brotherhood, the Stimulation of Scholarship, and the Fleeing from the U. S. draft during the height of the Vietnam War in 1968, Marin settled in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he met future comedic partner Tommy Chong. The Draft redirects here For other uses see Draft. Conscription in the United States has been employed several times usually during The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, or the Vietnam Conflict, occurred in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia Vancouver (vænˈkuːvɚ is a coastal Thomas "Tommy" B Kin Chong (born May 24 1938 is a Canadian Comedian, Actor and Musician who is well-known for his stereotypical
As a part of the duo Cheech and Chong he participated in a number of comedy albums and feature film comedies. Cheech & Chong are a Comedy duo, consisting of Richard "Cheech" Marin and Tommy Chong, who found a wide audience in the 1970s and 1980s for their After he and Tommy went their separate ways, he starred in a number of films as a solo actor, most notably Born in East L.A., Tin Cup and Once Upon a Time in Mexico. Born in East LA is a 1987 Comedy film written and directed by Cheech Marin, formerly of the Cheech and Chong comedy team Tin Cup is a 1996 Romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Ron Shelton, and starring Kevin Costner and Rene Russo Once Upon a Time in Mexico is a 2003 action Film written edited and directed by Robert Rodriguez. His nickname "Cheech" is short for "Chicharron", a spicy fried pork skin which is a popular snack in Mexican cuisine and the alliteration with Chong's name made for a great name together. Chicharrón is a popular dish in Andalusia, Spain, and Latin America and is part of the traditional cuisines of Belize, Bolivia
Marin made the transition to television when he co-starred with Don Johnson and Yasmine Bleeth in the police show Nash Bridges (1996-2001), in which they played San Francisco police-detective partners. Don Johnson (born Donnie Wayne Johnson, December 15 1949 Personal life Relationships and family At 22 Johnson began a four-year liaison Yasmine Amanda Bleeth (born June 14, 1968, in New York City) is an American TV and Film Actress. Nash Bridges is an American television Police Drama that was created by Carlton Cuse. In recent years he has been active in playing supporting roles in films and performing voice overs for animated features. The term voice-over refers to a production technique where a non-diagetic voice is broadcast live or pre-recorded in Radio, Television, Film, The bouncing ball animation (below consists of these 6 frames His last television work included a supporting role in Judging Amy, where he played an independently wealthy landscape designer. Judging Amy is an American television Drama that aired from September 19, 1999 until May 3, 2005 Landscape architecture involves the investigation and designed response to the landscape He is a favorite of director Robert Rodriguez, who has worked with Marin seven times; the last two installments of the Mexico Trilogy, the Spy Kids trilogy , From Dusk Till Dawn and the Machete trailer for Grindhouse. Robert Anthony Rodriguez (born June 20 1968 is an American director, writer, producer, Cinematographer, editor and Musician The Mexico Trilogy or Mariachi Trilogy (also Desperado Trilogy on some DVD releases is a series of films El Mariachi The Spy Kids trilogy is a series of family / action / adventure films written produced and directed by Robert Rodriguez. From Dusk till Dawn is a 1996 action / Horror film directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by Quentin Tarantino. A grindhouse is an American term for a theater that mainly showed Exploitation films. He provided his voice for several Disney animated films, most notably Tito in Oliver & Company (1988), Banzai in The Lion King (1994) and Ramone in Cars (2006). Walt Disney Pictures refers to several different entities associated with The Walt Disney Company: Walt Disney Pictures, the film banner was established Oliver & Company is a 1988 Animated feature Film in which a homeless kitten named Oliver joins a gang of dogs to survive on the 1980s New Shenzi Banzai and Ed are a fictional trio of villainous Spotted hyenas who first appeared in the 1994 Disney Animated film The Lion The Lion King is a 1994 American animated feature film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation, released in theaters on June 15 1994 Cars is a 2006 animated Feature film produced by Pixar and directed by both John Lasseter and Joe Ranft. He also reprised the Banzai role in Kingdom Hearts II. is an Action role-playing game developed by Square Enix and published by Square Enix and Buena Vista Games (now Disney Interactive Studios in 2005 for the Sony He made a small appearance as a dockworker in the movie Ghostbusters 2. Ghostbusters II is the 1989 Sequel to Ghostbusters (1984 produced and directed by Ivan Reitman. Marin has released two best-selling albums in the children's music genre, My Name is Cheech, the School Bus Driver (1992) and My Name is Cheech, The School Bus Driver "Coast to Coast (1997). Both albums were released bilingually. In July of 2007, Cheech Marin added children's book author to his list of accomplishments with the release of Cheech the School Bus Driver, illustrated by Orlando L. Ramirez (Published by HarperCollins).
Marin is one of the foremost collectors of Chicano art in the United States, and his private collection is claimed to be the world's largest. Chicano (feminine Chicana) is a politically-loaded word for a Mexican American (in the sense of native-born Americans of Mexican ancestry as opposed to Mexican The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Two national touring exhibitions have featured works from his collection. He is also an avid golfer, although Marin initially disliked the sport until he co-starred in Tin Cup. Tin Cup is a 1996 Romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Ron Shelton, and starring Kevin Costner and Rene Russo Marin was born with a cleft lip, which has long since been repaired. Cleft lip (cheiloschisis and cleft palate (palatoschisis which can also occur together as cleft lip and palate are variations of a type of clefting Congenital He speaks fluent Spanish and uses it in some of the movies he stars in. Marin's trademark is his character's Mexican-accented voice. The actor took a cue from his Nash Bridges counterpart as he resides in the San Francisco Bay Area year round, as a resident of the city's ritzy Sea Cliff neighborhood. The San Francisco Bay Area, commonly known as the Bay Area, or the Bay, is a geographically and ethnically diverse metropolitan region that surrounds the This article is about the neighborhood in California See also Sea Cliff (disambiguation.
Marin was going to do the voice role of Cesar Vialpando from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas but it went to Clifton Collins Jr.. Grand Theft Auto San Andreas is a sandbox-style action-adventure computer and Video game developed by Rockstar North Clifton Craig Collins Jr (born June 16, 1970) is an American Actor. In late 2006, Marin participated in Simon Cowell's Celebrity Duets, having sung with Peter Frampton, Randy Travis, Clint Black, Aaron Neville, and Al Jarreau. } Simon Phillip Cowell (born October 7 1959 is an English artist-and-repertoire ("A&R" executive and Television personality / producer This article is about the original TV series for the Philippine edition see Celebrity Duets Philippine Edition. Peter Kenneth Frampton (born 22 April 1950 in Beckenham, Kent) is an English Musician, best known today for his solo Randy Travis (born Randy Bruce Traywick, May 4, 1959 in Marshville North Carolina) is an American multiple Grammy Award - and Clint Patrick Black (born February 4, 1962) is a Grammy Award -winning American Country music Singer-songwriter, record producer and Aaron Neville (born January 24 1941 in New Orleans Louisiana) is an American soul and R&B singer Alwyn Lopez "Al" Jarreau (born March 12, 1940) is an American singer He was the fourth to be eliminated. In that same year, he voiced as Gaspar Gomez in Scarface: The World is Yours. Scarface The World Is Yours is a Video game developed by Radical Entertainment and published by Vivendi Universal Games.
In the hit television series Lost, Marin plays Hurley's father. Lost is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning American serial drama television series. Hugo Reyes, better known by the nickname " Hurley " is a Fictional character on the ABC television series Lost played by
Marin was married in 1975 to Rikki Marin who co-wrote and co-produced Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers. " Earache My Eye " is a comedy routine and song by Cheech and Chong which "features" Alice Bowie (one of Cheech Marin 's characters Korn, occasionally typeset as KoЯn or KoRn, is an American Nu metal band from Bakersfield California, and is often credited with popularizing Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers ( 1984) is the sixth feature-length film starring the comedy duo Cheech and Chong. Rikki Marin also played minor roles in earlier Cheech & Chong films. The couple had one child and later divorced in 1984.  Marin married Patti Heid in 1986, they had two children and have since divorced.  Marin is currently dating Russian pianist Natasha Rubin. 
Marin is a resident of San Francisco's Sea Cliff neighborhood, also where Robin Williams is a longtime resident. The City and County of San Francisco is the fourth most populous city This article is about the neighborhood in California See also Sea Cliff (disambiguation. Robin McLaurim Williams (born July 21 1951 or 1952 is an American television stage and film actor and Comedian who has won an Academy Award for his performance