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Edmonton, Alberta Canada
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Quest for Fire, Commando
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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
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), Commando (1985), and Time Runner (1993). She has become a naturalized United States citizen.
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Married||Nathan Ulrich and Rae Dawn Chong
have been married since 2011. |||
Who is she dating right now?
Nathan Ulrich and Rae Dawn Chong have been married for 5 years. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in 2010 and were married in 2011.
Rae Dawn Chong was previously married to C. Thomas Howell (1986 - 1990) and Owen Baylis (1981 - 1983).
She has also been in relationships with John Stockwell (1983 - 1985).
Rae Dawn Chong has a son named Morgan.
Rae Dawn Chong is a 55 year old American Actress. Born on 28th February, 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta Canada, she is famous for Quest for Fire, Commando in a career that spans 1974–present. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.
Rae Dawn Chong has been in 3 on-screen matchups, notably with Melanie Griffith in Fear City (1984), Michael Keaton in The Squeeze (1987) and C. Thomas Howell in Soul Man (1986).
Rae Dawn Chong is a member of the following lists:
Best Actress Genie and Canadian Screen Award winners,
Best Actress Genie Award winners and
Black Canadian actresses.
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