Best known as one half of the infamous duo of "Cheech and Chong," CHEECH MANN is still in high demand these days making the transition from film to television where he co-stars with Don Johnson in the television drama "Nash Bridges."
On the big screen, Cheech has recently been seen in Alfonso Arau's black comedy "Picking Up The Pieces" starring Woody Allen as well as co-starring in "Tin Cup" with Kevin Costner, "Paulie" with Tony Shalhoub, and opposite Samuel Jackson, Jeff Goldblum and Damon Wayans in "The Great White Hype." He has twice before worked with Roebert Rodriguez, in "From Dusk Til Dawn" with George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino as well as "Desperado" alongside Antonio Banderas.
Cheech has also lent his voice to children's music and animation in "The Lion King," Disney's "Oliver and Company," and the CBS show, "Santo Bugito."
Cheech and Chong were a critically acclaimed duo for 15 years, but have worked separately for the past ten years. They teamed together for eight feature films which are to this day number one weekend video rentals. After splitting with Chong, Cheech wrote, directed, and starred in the hit comedy, "Born in East L.A." Other films and television credits include "Cisco Kid," "Rude Awakening," "Fatal Beauty," and "Shrimp on the Barbie."