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Chong, Rae Dawn (1961–)

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CHONG, RAE DAWN (1961–). Actress. She was born in Edmonton , Alberta , Canada , and is the daughter of actor/comedian Tommy Chong of Cheech & Chong fame. After acting on several telefilms, she made her feature film debut in Quest For Fire , 1981. Larger roles followed in films, such as Beat Street , 1984; The Color Purple , 1985; Soul Man , 1986; and The Visit , 2000. Her television guest appearances include St. Elsewhere, Melrose Place , Judging Amy , and Highlander . She has starred in the television series Mysterious Ways , and the Lifetime series Wildcard . She is the writer, producer, and director of the film Cursed Part 3 .

Filmography: Quest for Fire , 1982; Choose Me , 1984; Beat Street , 1984; Commando , 1985; The Color Purple , 1985; American Flyers , 1985; Soul Man , 1986; The Squeeze , 1987; The Principal , 1987; The Borrower , 1989; Tales from the Darkside: The Movie , 1990; Amazon , 1990; Common Bonds , 1991; Time Runner , 1992; Dangerous Relations , 1993; Power of Attorney , 1994; Hideaway , 1994; Boulevard , 1994; Boca , 1994; The Break , 1995; Starlight , 1997; Mask of Death , 1997; Smalltime , 1999; The Visit , 2000, Constellation , 2005.

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