Rae Dawn Chong


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Rae Dawn Chong was born February 28, 1961 in Edmonton, Canada. After a few film and television spots, Rae Dawn earned a Genie for her performance in Jean-Jacques Annaud's prehistoric-drama Quest for Fire (1981). She played the young, Ivaka prisoner, Ika. Other notables roles include Harpo's girlfriend "Squeek", aka, Mary Agnes in Steven Spielberg'... See full bio »

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Commando Cindy
(1985)
(1985)
(1981)

Filmography

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 2021 American Crime Story (TV Series)
Betty Currie
- The Wilderness (2021) ... Betty Currie
- The Grand Jury (2021) ... Betty Currie
- Stand by Your Man (2021) ... Betty Currie
- The Assassination of Monica Lewinsky (2021) ... Betty Currie
- Do You Hear What I Hear? (2021) ... Betty Currie
 2021 The Sleeping Negro
Black Woman
 2019 My Sister Is So Gay (TV Series)
Parker
- I Love You Nut-Nut (2019) ... Parker
- X Boyfriends (2019) ... Parker
 2018-2019 9-1-1 (TV Series)
Stacey Mullins
- Fallout (2019) ... Stacey Mullins
- Hen Begins (2018) ... Stacey Mullins
 2018/I Reborn
Dory Ryder
 2017/I Five Minutes (Short)
Delores
 2016 Better Things (TV Series)
Patty Donner
- Only Women Bleed (2016) ... Patty Donner
- Period (2016) ... Patty Donner
 2015 Drizzle of Hope (Short)
Ms. Johnson
 2014 Knock 'em Dead
Jenny Logan
 2013 Mud Lotus (Short)
Kim
 2012 Pegasus Vs. Chimera (TV Movie)
Mayda
 2012 Shiver
Detective Burdine
 2010 Etta, Kit, and Grace (Video short)
Etta
 2010/II Cyrus
Vivian
 2007 That's So Raven (TV Series)
Lynn Thomas
- The Way They Were (2007) ... Lynn Thomas
 2006 Force of Impact (TV Movie)
Madison Taylor
 2006 Max Havoc: Ring of Fire
Sister Caroline
 2005 Constellation
Jenita Boxer
 2003-2004 Wild Card (TV Series)
Sophie Mason
- Queen Bea (2004) ... Sophie Mason
- Candy Land (2004) ... Sophie Mason
- Block Party (2004) ... Sophie Mason
- Auntie Venom (2004) ... Sophie Mason
- Backstabbed (2003) ... Sophie Mason
 2002 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Atty. Westland
- A Pretty Good Day (2002) ... Atty. Westland
 2000-2002 Mysterious Ways (TV Series)
Dr. Peggy Fowler
- Something Fishy (2002) ... Dr. Peggy Fowler
- Listen (2002) ... Dr. Peggy Fowler
- MUTI (2002) ... Dr. Peggy Fowler
- A Man of God (2002) ... Dr. Peggy Fowler
- Friends in Need (2002) ... Dr. Peggy Fowler
 2000/I The Visit
Felicia
 2000 Dangerous Attraction
Ann Rich
 1998 Valentine's Day (Video)
Sally
 1997 Goodbye America
Special Agent Danzig
 1997 Poltergeist: The Legacy (TV Series)
Tanya Moreau / Tanya
- Spirit Thief (1997) ... Tanya Moreau
- Lights Out! (1997) ... Tanya
 1997 Alibi (TV Movie)
D.A. Linda Garcia
 1996 For Hope (TV Movie)
Woman at Bar (uncredited)
 1996/I Small Time
The Woman
 1996 Starlight
Arianna
 1996 Mask of Death
Cassandra Turner
 1996 Highlander (TV Series)
Claudia Jardine
- Timeless (1996) ... Claudia Jardine
 1995 Crazy Love (TV Series)
Dr. Call
 1995 Crying Freeman
Detective Forge
 1995 The Break
Jennifer Hudson
 1995 Power of Attorney (Video)
Joan Armstrong
 1995 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Karen Heatherton
- The Second Soul (1995) ... Karen Heatherton
 1995 Hideaway
Rose Orwetto
 1994 Amberwaves
Misty
 1994 Lonesome Dove: The Series (TV Mini Series)
May Lawson
- Firebrand (1994) ... May Lawson
 1994 Boca
J.J.
 1994 Boulevard
Ola
 1993 Father & Son: Dangerous Relations (TV Movie)
Yvonne
 1992-1993 Melrose Place (TV Series)
Carrie Fellows
- End Game (1993) ... Carrie Fellows
- Bye Bye Billy (1993) ... Carrie Fellows
- Drawing the Line (1992) ... Carrie Fellows
 1993 Time Runner
Karen Donaldson
 1992 Nitecap (TV Series)
Host
 1992 When the Party's Over
M.J.
 1991 Chaindance
Ilene Curtis
 1991 The Borrower
Diana Pierce
 1991 The Hitchhiker (TV Series)
Leesa White
- New Blood (1991) ... Leesa White
 1991 Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (TV Movie)
Rhonda (segment "New Chicks")
 1990 Amazon
Paola
 1990 Curiosity Kills (TV Movie)
Jane
 1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
Carola (segment "Lover's Vow")
 1990 Denial
Julie
 1987 The Principal
Hilary Orozco
 1987 The Squeeze
Rachel Dobs
 1986 Soul Man
Sarah Walker
 1986 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series)
Circe Lafemme
- Casey at the Bat (1986) ... Circe Lafemme
 1985 Mick Jagger: Just Another Night (Music Video)
Girlfriend
 1985 Running Out of Luck
Slave Girl
 1985 The Color Purple
Squeak
 1985 Badge of the Assassin (TV Movie)
Christine Horn
 1985 Commando
Cindy
 1985 American Flyers
Sarah
 1985 Mick Jagger: Lucky in Love (Music Video)
Woman
 1983-1985 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Billie Vaughn / Clerk Billie Vaughn / Hooker
- Whistle, Wyler Works (1985) ... Clerk Billie Vaughn
- A Pig Too Far (1984) ... Billie Vaughn
- AIDS & Comfort (1983) ... Billie Vaughn
- Monday, Tuesday, Sven's Day (1983) ... Hooker
 1984 City Limits
Yogi
 1984 Fear City
Leila
 1984 Choose Me
Pearl Antoine
 1984 Beat Street
Tracy
 1981 Quest for Fire
Ika
 1980 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Adrienne
- Lou (1980) ... Adrienne
 1980 Top of the Hill (TV Movie)
Rita
 1978 Stony Island
Janetta
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Music video for Mick Jagger: Just Another Night See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 9 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Spouse:

Nathan Ulrich  (divorced) | See more »

Children:

Baylis, Morgan

Parents:

Tommy Chong | Sneed, Maxine

Relatives:

Precious Chong (half sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I have a good mind but I don't like to bore anyone with it. See more »

Trivia:

Was going to play Willis's girlfriend on Diff'rent Strokes (1978), but producers thought that she wasn't ethnic looking enough and cast Janet Jackson instead. See more »

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