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Cheech Marin

Stand-Up Comedian, Actor, Writer & Activist; Best Known for "Cheech & Chong"

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 Cheech Marin Biography

As a part of the highly successful comedy duo Cheech & Chong, Marin participated in a number of comedy albums and feature film comedies in the 1970s and 1980s. Tommy Chong directed four of their films while co-writing and starring in all seven with Marin.

After Cheech & Chong disbanded in 1985, Marin starred in a number of films as a solo actor, most notably Born in East L.A., The Shrimp on the Barbie, Tin Cup, and Once Upon a Time in Mexico. He made a cameo appearance as a dockworker in Ghostbusters II.

Marin made the transition to full-time television work when he co-starred on the short-lived The Golden Girls spin-off The Golden Palace, and later with Don Johnson, Jaime P. Gomez, and Yasmine Bleeth in the police show Nash Bridges, in which they played San Francisco police-detective partners. In recent years he has been active in playing supporting roles in films and performing voice overs for animated features. After appearing in a supporting role in Judging Amy, playing an independently wealthy landscape designer, Marin starred in the CBS sitcom Rob, with Rob Schneider.

Marin is a frequent collaborator of the director Robert Rodriguez, who has worked with Marin seven times; the last two installments of the Mexico trilogy, the Spy Kids trilogy, From Dusk Till Dawn and Machete. He provided his voice for several Disney animated films, most notably Tito the Chihuahua in Oliver & Company, Banzai the hyena in The Lion King, and Ramone in Car and its sequel Cars 2. He reprised the Banzai role in the video game Kingdom Hearts II. He also played Pancho in The Cisco Kid.

Marin has released two best-selling albums in the children's music genre, My Name is Cheech, the School Bus Driver and My Name is Cheech, The School Bus Driver "Coast to Coast". Both albums were released bilingually. In July 2007, the book Cheech the School Bus Driver was released, written by Marin, illustrated by Orlando L. Ramirez, and published by HarperCollins.

In 2005, Marin lent his voice to the animated children's series Dora the Explorer. He appeared in the episode "A Crown for King Juan el Bobo", as the Puerto Rican folk hero Juan Bobo.

In 2009, he appeared in the Hallmark Channel movie Expecting a Miracle. On March 18, 2010, Marin beat journalist Anderson Cooper and actress Aisha Tyler on Celebrity Jeopardy!'s Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational. Cooper admitted he was "crushed" by Marin. Marin also won his semifinal round early May but lost in the May 6–7 final to Michael McKean. He had previously won the first Celebrity Jeopardy! tournament in 1992.

In January 2012, he was one of eight celebrities participating in the Food Network reality series Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off. He was eliminated on the third week of the competition.

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Chicanitas: Small Paintings from the Cheech Marin Collection

Chicanitas: Small Paintings from the Cheech Marin Collection

Speaking Topics
  • An Interpretation of a Culture through Chicano Art

  • Up in Smoke: The Professional & Personal Evolution of Cheech Marin

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    Booking fees for Cheech Marin, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Cheech Marin, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Cheech Marin?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Cheech Marin for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Cheech Marin for your next private or corporate function.
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Cheech Marin

Stand-Up Comedian, Actor, Writer & Activist; Best Known for "Cheech & Chong"

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Cheech Marin Biography

As a part of the highly successful comedy duo Cheech & Chong, Marin participated in a number of comedy albums and feature film comedies in the 1970s and 1980s. Tommy Chong directed four of their films while co-writing and starring in all seven with Marin.

After Cheech & Chong disbanded in 1985, Marin starred in a number of films as a solo actor, most notably Born in East L.A., The Shrimp on the Barbie, Tin Cup, and Once Upon a Time in Mexico. He made a cameo appearance as a dockworker in Ghostbusters II.

Marin made the transition to full-time television work when he co-starred on the short-lived The Golden Girls spin-off The Golden Palace, and later with Don Johnson, Jaime P. Gomez, and Yasmine Bleeth in the police show Nash Bridges, in which they played San Francisco police-detective partners. In recent years he has been active in playing supporting roles in films and performing voice overs for animated features. After appearing in a supporting role in Judging Amy, playing an independently wealthy landscape designer, Marin starred in the CBS sitcom Rob, with Rob Schneider.

Marin is a frequent collaborator of the director Robert Rodriguez, who has worked with Marin seven times; the last two installments of the Mexico trilogy, the Spy Kids trilogy, From Dusk Till Dawn and Machete. He provided his voice for several Disney animated films, most notably Tito the Chihuahua in Oliver & Company, Banzai the hyena in The Lion King, and Ramone in Car and its sequel Cars 2. He reprised the Banzai role in the video game Kingdom Hearts II. He also played Pancho in The Cisco Kid.

Marin has released two best-selling albums in the children's music genre, My Name is Cheech, the School Bus Driver and My Name is Cheech, The School Bus Driver "Coast to Coast". Both albums were released bilingually. In July 2007, the book Cheech the School Bus Driver was released, written by Marin, illustrated by Orlando L. Ramirez, and published by HarperCollins.

In 2005, Marin lent his voice to the animated children's series Dora the Explorer. He appeared in the episode "A Crown for King Juan el Bobo", as the Puerto Rican folk hero Juan Bobo.

In 2009, he appeared in the Hallmark Channel movie Expecting a Miracle. On March 18, 2010, Marin beat journalist Anderson Cooper and actress Aisha Tyler on Celebrity Jeopardy!'s Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational. Cooper admitted he was "crushed" by Marin. Marin also won his semifinal round early May but lost in the May 6–7 final to Michael McKean. He had previously won the first Celebrity Jeopardy! tournament in 1992.

In January 2012, he was one of eight celebrities participating in the Food Network reality series Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off. He was eliminated on the third week of the competition.

Cheech Marin Videos

  • How to Get High in 2015 (featuring Cheech Marin) - YouTube
  • "Cheech" Marin opens up about joint venture with Chong - YouTube
  • Cheech Marin "Relatives Are Whoever Sleeps Over" Latin Kings of ...

Cheech Marin Books

Cheech Marin Speaking Topics

  • An Interpretation of a Culture through Chicano Art

  • Up in Smoke: The Professional & Personal Evolution of Cheech Marin

FAQs on booking Cheech Marin

  • How to book Cheech Marin?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Cheech Marin for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Cheech Marin, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Cheech Marin or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Cheech Marin?

    Booking fees for Cheech Marin, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Cheech Marin, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Cheech Marin?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Cheech Marin for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Cheech Marin for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Cheech Marin or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Cheech Marin or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Cheech Marin is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Cheech Marin for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Cheech Marin generally travels from Malibu, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Tony Plana, Rosie Perez, Eva Longoria, Rita Moreno and Ellen DeGeneres. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Cheech Marin for an upcoming event.

Cheech Marin Speaker Videos

  • How to Get High in 2015 (featuring Cheech Marin) - YouTube
    "Cheech" Marin opens up about joint venture with Chong - YouTube
  • Cheech Marin "Relatives Are Whoever Sleeps Over" Latin Kings of ...

Cheech Marin Speaking Topics

  • An Interpretation of a Culture through Chicano Art

  • Up in Smoke: The Professional & Personal Evolution of Cheech Marin

Cheech Marin News

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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