Tommy Chong

by celebfan on January 21, 2017

Birth name: Thomas B. Kin Chong

Place of Birth: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Date of Birth: May 24, 1938

*Chinese (father)
*Scots-Irish (mother)

Tommy Chong is Canadian and American comedian, actor, musician, writer, activist, and director. He is known for starring with Cheech Marin in a series of comedies, including Up In Smoke (1978).

Tommy is the son of Lorna Jean (Gilchrist) and Stanley Chong. His father was Chinese. His mother was of Scots-Irish ancestry. Tommy is married to comedian, producer, and actress Shelby Chong. He has six children; four with with Shelby, and two, including actress Rae Dawn Chong and actress and model Robbi Chong, with his former wife, Maxine Sneed.

Tommy’s maternal grandfather was named Samuel Gilchrist.

Tommy’s maternal grandmother was named Emma Woodcock.

Photo by kathclick/

{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Hill July 16, 2017 at 2:31 pm

Strong tan

andrew February 9, 2017 at 5:19 pm

he does not look half-Chinese at all.

neiltennant October 22, 2017 at 11:53 am

NO HE does not

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