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Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Quest for Fire, Commando
Actor/Actress, Director, Writer
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Rae Dawn Chong (born February 28, 1961) is a Canadian-American actress. Chong was born in Edmonton, Alberta, the daughter of Maxine Sneed and Tommy Chong, a comedian, actor, writer and director. Chong`s father is of Chinese and Scotch-Irish ancestry and her mother is of Black Canadian descent. Her sister Robbi Chong is a model and actress. Chong is known for appearing in the films Quest for Fire (1981), The Color Purple (1985), Choose Me (1984), Beat Street (1984), Commando (1985), Cheech & Chong`s The Corsican Brothers (1984), and Far Out Man (1990), in the latter two appearing with her father. Chong won the Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in 1983 for Quest for Fire. Chong saw her most active period in films during the late 1980s and throughout the 1990s. However, she has continued to be active in television acting roles into 2007, and in film into the present. Chong has been married twice and has one son named Morgan. Her second husband was actor C. Thomas Howell, her co-star in Soul Man. They divorced in 1990. Comedian Stephen Lynch wrote a song about Chong entitled "R.D.C. (Opie`s Lament)" on his album A Little Bit Special.
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Rae Dawn Chong
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Rae Dawn Chong (born February 28, 1961) is a Canadian-American actress. She is best known for her roles in the films Quest for Fire (1981), The Color Purple (1985), and Commando (1985). She has become a naturalized United States citizen.
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