1960s humorist known for working with his comedy partner Cheech Marin. He made cameo appearances in Scarface: The World is Yours as a pedestrian and in Ferngully: The Last Rainforest as Root. In 2016, he provided the voice of Yax in the animated film Zootopia.
After dropping out of school at age 16, he played guitar for money and did his best to pick up girls. He played guitar for the band Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers.
He was married to Maxine Sneed from 1960 to 1970, and in 1975, he married Shelby Chong. He is the adoptive father of actor Marcus Chong. His daughter, Rae Dawn Chong, became a famous actress. He has another two daughters and three sons as well.
Mila Kunis used to act with him on That '70s Show.