July 13, 1946: American comedian & actor, Cheech Marin born

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“Cheech” Marin (1946-), pictured in 2012

“Cheech” Marin is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, writer and activist who gained recognition as part of the comedy act Cheech & Chong during the 1970s and early 1980s with Tommy Chong and as Don Johnson‘s partner, Insp. Joe Dominguez, on Nash Bridges. He has also voiced characters in several Disney films, including Oliver & Company, The Lion King, the Cars series, Coco and Beverly Hills Chihuahua.

Marin’s trademark is his characters’ strong Chicano accents.

Find out more at Wikipedia*, IMDb* and the Cheech & Chong Official Website*.

Sources: Wikipedia* (information, pictures etc), IMDb* (movie release dates), and YouTube* (videos) unless stated otherwise.

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