Tommy Chong is a Canadian-American actor, director, writer, musician, comedian, and cannabis rights activist. He is widely recognized for his partnership with fellow comedian and actor Richard ‘Cheech’ Marin. The duo, popularly known as ‘Cheech & Chong,’ became extremely popular for their satires and comedy routines. Chong’s best-known work includes 11 comedy albums with Cheech and several hit films. He also performs stand-up comedy with his wife Shelby Chong. Apart from being a popular stand-up comedian, Tommy Chong is also known for his work as an actor; he has appeared in several television shows and films. Some of his most famous television roles, which came after his split with Cheech, include his portrayal of ‘Leo’ in ‘That ‘70s Show’ and ‘Carl’ in ‘Dharma & Greg.’ Chong’s journey in the field of entertainment has been quite inspirational and interesting. He started his career at a strip-club in Vancouver’s Chinatown before signing with ‘Motown’ as a recording artist. He then went on to establish himself in the American entertainment industry as a popular comedian and actor.