Precious Chong

07/25/2002 – Chong with her father Tommy Chong, photo credit: Lee Roth / RothStock / PR Photos

Date of Birth: 1968

Ethnicity: Chinese (paternal grandfather), Scottish, Northern Irish, English

Precious Chong is an American actress.

She is the daughter of comedian, producer, and actress Shelby Chong (born Shelby Fiddis) and comedian, actor, musician, writer, activist, and director Tommy Chong. Her brother is actor Marcus Chong. Her half-siblings are actress Rae Dawn Chong and actress and model Robbi Chong.

Precious’ paternal grandfather was Chinese. The rest of her ancestry is Scottish, Northern Irish, and likely English.

Precious’ paternal grandfather was named Stanley Chong. Stanley was Chinese, and spoke Cantonese.

Precious’ paternal grandmother was Lorna Jean Gilchrist (the daughter of Samuel Gilchrist and Emma Woodcock). Lorna was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada. Samuel likely was the son of William Gilchrist, who was Scottish, and of Mary Graham.

Precious’ maternal grandfather likely was William Harrison “Harry” Fiddis (the son of William George/John Fiddis and Elizabeth Murray). William was the son of Irish Protestant parents, Hugh Fiddes and Ann Thompson. Elizabeth was the daughter of George Murray, whose father was Scottish, and of Isabella Beatty/Beattie, whose parents were Scottish.

Precious’ maternal grandmother likely was named Edna Flossina Ross.

Sources: Interview with Precious’ sister Rae Dawn Chong about the family’s heritage –

Genealogy of Precious Chong –

Death record of Precious’ paternal grandmother, Lorna Jean (Gilchrist) Chong –

Obituary of Precious’ maternal aunt –

Death record of Precious’ likely maternal grandfather, William Harrison “Harry” Fiddis –

Precious’ likely maternal great-grandfather, William George/John Fiddis, on the 1871 Canada Census –
William George/John Fiddis on the 1881 Canada Census –

Genealogy of Precious’ likely maternal great-grandmother, Elizabeth Murray –

Death record of Precious’ likely maternal great-grandmother, Elizabeth (Murray) Fiddis –

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