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Tommy Chong Born: 05/24/1938
Birth Place: Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Thomas B. Kin Chong was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on May 24, 1938. His father, Stanley Chong, a truck driver, was Chinese, while mother Lorna Jean Gilchrist was Scotch-Irish, resulting in a mix that partner Marin later described as "the first kind of whatever he is that I'd ever seen." The senior Chong had been wounded during service in World War II, and relocated the family to an area called Dog Patch outside of Calgary, where he made use of the veterans' hospital. By all accounts, Dog Patch was a rough neighborhood, and the younger Chong found solace in the movies and in music. By the age of 11, he was playing in local country music bands. Rhythm & blues and rock-n-ro...

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