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Rae Dawn Chong –

About Rae Dawn Chong (1961 – )
Rae Dawn Chong was born on February 28, 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

In 2000 Rae Dawn Chong played Dr. Peggy Fowler in the short lived TV Series Mysterious Ways.

Rae Dawn Chong has had several TV guest appearances along with some recurring roles on Melrose Place playing Carrie Fellows, and on St. Elsewhere playing Clerk Billie Vaughn.

Going to the next level and taking everything on in 2000, Rae Dawn Chong was the writer for the movie Cursed Part 3. Rae Dawn was also the Director and Executive Producer.

Daughter of Tommy Chong, Rae Dawn Chong is also the half sister of Robbi Chong.

In 1989, she married C. Thomas Howell, although they were divorced in 1990.

In the hit 1985 movie The Color Purple, Rae Dawn Chong played the role of Squeak. She was also in A Collaboration Of Spirits: Casting And Acting for the Color Purple in 2003.

Also in 2003, Rae was in the documentary, Cultivating Classic: The Making Of The Color Purple, giving special thanks.

The Color Purple had a strong cast of supporting players; making the film memorable as well. They include Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, and Oprah Winfrey.

Stephen Lynch's song RDC Opie's Lament is about Rae Dawn Chong, as she was the subject of the song.

Rae Dawn Chong's notable movie credits include...

Jeff Who Lives At Home (2011)
Cyrus (2010)
Max Havoc: Ring Of Fire (2006)
Constellation (2005)
Dangerous Attraction (2000)
Mysterious Ways (2000)
Goodbye America (1997)
Crying Freeman (1995)
Time Runner (1993)
Tales From The Darkside: The Movie (1990)
The Color Purple (1985)
Commando (1985)
Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984)
Beat Street (1984)
Quest For Fire (1981)


Rae Dawn Chong in Quest For Fire (1981).