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. He is the father of actress Rae Dawn Chong, with his former wife, Maxine Sneed.

Tommy’s maternal grandfather was Samuel Gilchrist.

Tommy’s maternal grandmother was Emma Woodcock.

Photo by kathclick/

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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.

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