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Cheech Marin

Cheech Marin was born on July 13, 1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Richard Anthony Marin. He is an actor, known for The Lion King (1994), Nash Bridges (1996) and Cars (2006). He has been married to Natasha Rubin since August 8, 2009. He was previously married to Patti Heid and Rikki Marin. See full bio »

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 2014 The Book of Life
Pancho Rodriguez (voice)
 2012 El Santos VS la Tetona Mendoza
El Narrador / El Charro (voice)
 2012 Tad, the Lost Explorer
Freddy (English version, voice)
 2011 Sacks West (Short)
 2011 Cars 2
Ramone (voice)
 2010 Machete
 2009 The Perfect Game
Padre Esteban
 2007 Uncle P
 2007 Planet Terror
 2006 Tales from Earthsea
Hare (English version, voice)
 2006 Cars
Ramone (voice)
 2005 Underclassman
Captain Victor Delgado
 2002 Pinocchio
The Fox (English version, voice)
 2000 Luminarias
 1998 It's Tough to Be a Bug (Short)
Chili (voice)
 1998 Paulie
 1996 The Great White Hype
Julio Escobar
 1994 The Lion King
Banzai (voice)
 1990 The Shrimp on the Barbie
 1989 Rude Awakening
Jesus Montea
 1989 Ghostbusters II
Dock Supervisor
 1988 Oliver & Company
Tito (voice)
 1986 Echo Park
 1985 After Hours
 1983 Yellowbeard
El Segundo (as Richard 'Cheech' Marin)
 1982 Things Are Tough All Over
Cheech / Mr. Slyman / Narrator (as Richard 'Cheech' Marin)
 1981 Nice Dreams
Cheech (as Richard 'Cheech' Marin)
 1980 Cheech and Chong's Next Movie
Cheech / Dwayne 'Red' Mendoza (as Richard Marin)
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Other Works:

Sang vocals on the Korn version of 'Earache My Eye'. He appeared courtesy of himself, and the song is tucked away at the end of the album "Follow The Leader", on the track "My Gift To You". See more »

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1 Print Biography | 5 Interviews | 8 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Cheech | Richard 'Cheech' Marin | Richard Anthony Marin | Richard Marin


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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"Cheech" is derived from chicharron, a spicy fried pork skin snack. See more »


Recognizable on-stage Mexican accent

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