Cheech Marin

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Marin in September 2012

Richard Anthony "Cheech" Marin (born July 13, 1946) is an American comedian, movie, television, stage, voice actor and writer. He was part of the comedy duo Cheech and Chong along with fellow comedian Tommy Chong. He played Ramone in the Disney-Pixar animated movies Cars and Cars 2.

Early life[change | change source]

Marin was born Richard Anthony Marin on July 13, 1946 in Los Angeles, California.[1] Marin was married to Darlene Morley from 1975 until they divorced in 1984. They had one child. He was married to Patti Heid from 1986 until they divorced. They had 2 children. He has been married to Natasha Rubin since 2009. Marin lives in Malibu, California.[2] He is Mexican-American.[3]

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1978 Up in Smoke Pedro de Pacas
1980 Cheech and Chong's Next Movie Cheech/Dwayne "Red" Mendoza
1981 Nice Dreams Cheech
1982 Things Are Tough All Over Cheech/Mr.Slyman/Narrator
1983 Still Smokin' Cheech
Yellowbeard El Segundo
1984 Cannonball Run II Tire Store Employee
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers Corsican Brother
1985 Get Out of My Room Cheech/Ian Rotten
After Hours Neil
1986 Charlie Barnett's Terms of Enrollment Elvis Friend & Fan
Echo Park Sid
1987 Born in East L.A. Rudy Robles
Fatal Beauty Bartender
1988 Mickey's 60th Birthday Disney Janitor
Oliver & Company Tito the Chihuahua Voice
1989 Ghostbusters II Dock Supervisor
Rude Awakening Jesus Monteya
Troop Beverly Hills Himself
1990 Far Out Man Cheech
The Shrimp on the Barbie Carlos Munoz
Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme Carnival Barker
1992 Ferngully: The Last Rainforest Stump Voice
1994 Charlie's Ghost Story Coronado
The Magic of the Golden Bear: Goldy III Master Borgia
A Million to Juan Shell Shock
The Lion King Banzai the Hyena Voice
1995 Desperado Short Bartender
1996 Blazing Dragons Sir George/Guido/Loudmouth Guard Voice
From Dusk Till Dawn Border Guard/Chet Pussy/Carlos
The Great White Hype Julio Escobar
Tin Cup Romeo Posar
1998 Paulie Ignacio
It's Tough to be a Bug! Chili Attraction at Disney's Animal Kingdom
1999 The Nuttiest Nutcracker Mac Voice
2000 See You in My Dreams Estaban
Luminarias Jesus
Picking Up the Pieces Mayor Machado
2001 Spy Kids Felix Gumm The Fake Uncle
2002 Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams Felix Gumm The Fake Uncle
Pinocchio The Fox Voice
2003 The Ortegas Henny Ortega
Masked and Anonymous Prospero
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Felix Gumm The Fake Uncle
Once Upon a Time in Mexico Belini
Good Boy! The Henchmen Voice
2004 The Lion King 1½ Banzai the Hyena
Christmas with the Kranks Officer Salino
2005 Sian Ka'an Voice
Fall Down a School Erick Matthew, 202, 26, 57, 211 Bus Motorists
Underclassman Captain Victor Delgado
Kingdom Hearts II Banzai the Hyena Voice; video-game
2006 Cars Ramone Voice
Scarface: The World is Yours Gaspar Gomez
Mater and the Ghostlight Ramone Voice
2007 The Union: The Business Behind Getting High Himself
Grindhouse Padre Benicio Del Toro
2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua Manuel Voice
2009 Expecting a Miracle Father Arturo Television film
Race to Witch Mountain Eddie Cortez The Auto Mechanic
2010 The Perfect Game Padre Esteban
Tales from Earthsea Hare Voice; US version only
Machete Padre Benicio Del Toro Cheech also makes an appearance as the Padre in the (then) fictitious Machete trailer for the 2007 Grindhouse double feature. The trailer appears in the DVD for the Planet Terror portion of Grindhouse.
2011 Cars 2 Ramone Voice
Hoodwinked 2: Hood vs. Evil Mad Hog
2012 El Santos vs. La Tetona Mendoza Narrator, El Charro Voice (Spanish-language Mexican animated film)
Seven Psychopaths The Dog, Erick Matthew Voice
2013 Cheech & Chong's Animated Movie Cheech/Pedro de Pacas
2014 The Book of Life Pancho Rodriguez
2016 El Americano: The Movie Martin Voice
2017 Cars 3 Ramone Voice
Coco Corrections Officer Voice
The War with Grandpa Danny

References[change | change source]

  1. "Cheech Marin high on art". CNN.
  2. "Limelight Listing - Cheech Marin's Malibu home". SFGate. 3 June 2011. Retrieved 6 September 2011.
  3. What Is A Chicano?

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