Richard Anthony "Cheech" Marin is a Mexican-American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and activist who is well known for his distinctive raspy voice. He is best known for being part of the comedy act, Cheech & Chong, along with Tommy Chong.
Marin has had multiple contributions to Disney. He voiced Tito the chihuahua in the 1988 Disney animated feature film, Oliver & Company, Chuy Castillos in The Golden Palace, Banzai in the 1994 animated feature film, The Lion King, Ramone in the Disney/Pixar Cars franchise, David Reynes in Lost, and multiple others listed below.
- He got the nickname "Cheech" "from chicharron, a spicy fried pork skin snack.
- Even though he speaks some Spanish in the films in which he voices, he isn't really fluent.