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Tommy Chong

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Thomas B. Kin Chong (born May 24, 1938) is a Canadian and American comedian, actor, musician and activist. He is known for his role/inspiration in the marijuana industry, and his marijuana-themed Cheech & Chong comedy albums and movies with Cheech Marin, as well as playing the character Leo on Fox's That '70s Show. He became a naturalized United States citizen in the late 1980s. Early life Thomas B. Kin Chong was born on May 24, 1938, in Edmonton, Alberta. His mother was a Canadian of Scottish and Irish ancestry, and his father was Chinese who immigrated in the 1930s. He had an older brother, Stan (1936–2018). After arriving in Canada, the senior Chong had first lived with an aunt in Vancouver. As a youth, Tommy Chong moved with his family to Calgary, settling in a conservative neighbourhood Chong has referred to as "Dog Patch". He has said that his father had "been wounded in World War II and there was a veterans' hospital in Calgary. He bough
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