Tommy Chong, Actor: Up in Smoke. Tommy Chong was born on May 24, 1938 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada as Thomas B. Kin Chong. He is an actor, known for Up in Smoke (1978), After Hours (1985) and That '70s Show (1998). He has been married to Shelby Chong since 1975. They have three children. He was previously married to Maxine Sneed.