Tong was born in Kanchanaburi, Thailand, in a farming family. In 1996 he moved to Bangkok and was working in various jobs such as at a construction site, KFC, and 7-11. In 1998 he was conscripted into the army and was a soldier for two years. Afterward he was back to Bangkok and was employed at one of the largest telecommunication companies. In 2002 he met Apichatpong at a discotheque and two years later he appeared in Tropical Malady. Ever since he has been featured in some Thai films and in many of Apichatpong's films. Recently he has relocated to Montpellier, France.
Features 2004 - Tropical Malady (สัตว์ประหลาด !) 2006 - Syndromes and a Century (แสงศตวรรษ) 2008 - Deep In The Jungle 2009 - 6:66 Death Happens 2010 - Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (ลุงบุญมีระลึกชาติ)
Shorts 2004 - GRAF / TONG 2005 - Ghost of Asia 2005 - Ses doigts bruns elegants directed by Philippe Laleu 2006 - Waterfall 2006 - Faith 2006 - The Anthem 2007 - Luminous People 2007 - Unknown Forces 2007 - Morakot (Emerald) 2007 - My Mother's Garden 2008 - Because (MV) 2010 - Runaway Train By Skan Aryurapong 2011 - For Tomorrow For Tonight 2011 - 69 by Somkid Phukphong 2011 - Mekong Hotel