Jul. 13th, 1946
Los Angeles, California, USA
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- Is a brother of Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity
- Speaks fluent Spanish.
- His father is a 30-year veteran of the LAPD.
- Is among the top collectors of Mexican and Mexican-American art, having put together at least one book on the subject and supported the development of Chicano art on the West Coast.
- "Cheech" is derived from chicharron, a spicy fried pork skin snack.
- Has worked with director Robert Rodriguez seven times starting with _Desperado (1995)_ (qv), _From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)_ (qv), _Spy Kids (2001)_ (qv) , _Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002)_ (qv) , _Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)_ (qv) , _Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)_ (qv) and Grindhouse (2007).
- He was the first Celebrity Jeopardy Champion.
- Majored in English at Calfornia State University Northridge.