He played in the 2005 All-Star Cup golf tournament, which was nicknamed the 'Celebrity Ryder Cup'. It was held at Newport, Wales, UK.
Cheech is of Mexican accent.
Later in his carrer he started to more and more voice work in animated movies.
He was one of the voice actors in the movie Lion King. He voiced Banzai which was one of the hyenas.
Cheech directed Latinologues, a Broadway show.
In 1973, Cheech won the Grammy for Best Comedy Record called Los Cochinos along with his long time comedic partner Tommy Chong.
Cheech was paid $75,000 an episode for the tv series Nash Bridges.
He attended Calfornia State University Northridge, where he majored in English.
He owns and plays Taylor guitars. He has written and sang many original songs for his movies.
Cheech has worked with director Robert Rodriguez six times. These movies include Desperado in 1995, From Dusk Till Dawn in 1996, Spy Kids in 2001, Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams in 2002, Once Upon a Time in Mexico in 2003, and Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over also in 2003.
Cheech was the first Celebrity Jeopardy Champion.
Cheech is one of the top collectors of Mexican and Mexican-American art. He has put a book out on the subject.
He hated golf before he co-starred in the movie Tin Cup. Now it is one of his hobbies.
When he went to college, he was a member of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity.
He speaks fluent Spanish.
He now resides in San Francisco.
Cheech's father is a 30 year old veteran of the LAPD.
The meaning of Cheech is a spicy fried pork skin snack. It is derived from the word chicharron.
Is currently married to Patti Heid. They have been married for 21 years. They have two children together.
He was married to Rikki Marin for 9 years. They have one child together.
He is 5' 6" tall.