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Rae Dawn Chong

Daughter of comedian Tommy Chong, who made a name for herself in the mid-1980s after a string of roles in high profile films such as “Beat Street” (1984), “American Flyers” (1985), “Commando” (1985), “The Color Purple” (1985), “Soul man” (1986) & “The Principal” (1987). Throughout the 1990’s and new millennium Rae has worked consistently in Television roles and popular independent films.

Rae Dawn Chong

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Birth Name: Rae Dawn Chong

Date Of Birth: 28th February 1961

Place Of Birth: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Height: 5’ 8”

Owen Baylis (1982 - Unknown)
C. Thomas Howell (1989 - 1990)

Big Screen Film Debut:
“Stony Island” (1978)

Breakthrough Role: Quest For Fire (1981)

Trivia: Daughter of comedian Tommy Chong

Rae Dawn Chong’s Top 10 Movies on DVD:

Quest For Fire [DVD](1981) DVD
An exciting adventure set at the dawn of man, as a tribe of cavemen lose the flame they use for cooking and heat, and three of their number come up against ferocious animals and cannibalistic neighboring tribes while searching for fire. Rae Dawn Chong, Everett McGill, Ron Perlman star. 100 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; audio commentary; featurette; theatrical trailer; more.

Choose Me [DVD](1983) DVD
Two dissimilar women--one a bar owner, the other a radio sex therapist--find their lives and relationships intertwined in this witty seriocomedy from writer/director Alan Rudolph. Lesley Ann Warren, Genevieve Bujold, Keith Carradine and Rae Dawn Chong star. 106 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; theatrical trailer.

Cheech And Chong's The Corsican Brothers [DVD](1984) DVD
Those zany mirthmakers tackle the classic "Corsican Brothers" tale, as the swashbuckling siblings create havoc in pre-Revolutionary France. Stars Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Roy Dotrice, Rae Dawn Chong. 91 min. Standard and Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby stereo, French mono; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; trailers.

Beat Street [DVD](1984) DVD
The Bronx is the hippest place in America, as breakdancers, graffiti artists, DJs and rap musicians converge for an exciting street scene. Grandmaster Melle Mel and Afrika Bambaataa are featured with Rae Dawn Chong in this Harry Belafonte production. 106 min. Standard and Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French; theatrical trailer.

Commando [DVD](1985) DVD
Riding the wave of success he attained with "The Terminator," Arnold Schwarzenegger followed with this humor-laden actioner, starring as a former Special Forces colonel who attempts to rescue his kidnapped daughter from South American revolutionaries, who demand he assassinate their country's president. Co-stars Rae Dawn Chong, Vernon Wells and Alyssa Milano. 90 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Surround, French Dolby stereo; Subtitles: English, Spanish; interactive menus; scene access; theatrical trailer.

Soul Man [DVD](1986) DVD
An ambitious white teenager hits upon a unique way to get into Harvard Law School: he disguises himself as a black student and wins a minority scholarship, only to learn a valuable lesson about life on the "other side of the fence." C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Leslie Nielsen, and James Earl Jones star. 105 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; audio commentary; theatrical trailers.

The Principal [DVD](1987) DVD
A "bottom of the barrel" inner city high school has finally met its match when Jim Belushi is assigned as the new principal. With the help of security guard Louis Gossett, Jr. and a Louisville Slugger in hand, he tries to run the drug dealers out of the halls. Also stars Rae Dawn Chong, Esai Morales. 110 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, French Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish; theatrical trailers.

Far Out Man [DVD](1990) DVD
Tommy Chong is the perpetually stoned roadie who gets hypnotized and is sent on a whacked-out trek to find his `60s roots. In this spaced-out farce he comes face-to-face with actress-daughter Rae Dawn Chong, psychiatrist Martin Mull, arrogant actor C. Thomas Howell, and a host of other weird characters played by Paul Bartel, Judd Nelson and, yes, Cheech Marin. 105 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.

When The Party's Over [DVD](1993) DVD
A group of sophisticated "twentysomethings" living together in an exclusive section of Los Angeles look at life as one big party, rarely paying attention to serious problems. But what happens when the party's over? The answer is pondered in this insightful, sexy seriocomedy with Rae Dawn Chong, Fisher Stevens, Sandra Bullock and Elizabeth Berridge. 114 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround; interactive menus; scene access.

Mask Of Death [DVD](1997) DVD
After his wife is brutally murdered by mobsters, policeman Lorenzo Lamas seeks revenge by undergoing plastic surgery and infiltrating the crooks' world. With help from superior Billy Dee Williams and ex-partner Rae Dawn Chong, Lamas makes the bad guys look not-so-"mahvelous." 89 min.


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