Rae Dawn Chong

Rae Dawn Chong
Born (1961-02-28) February 28, 1961 (age 56)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Years active1974-present
Spouse(s)Owen Baylis (?-1982)
C. Thomas Howell (1989-90)
Nathan Ulrich (2011-2014)
Parent(s)Maxine (nee Sneed) Chong
Tommy Chong


Rae Dawn Chong (given birth to Feb 28, 1961) is a Canadian celebrity. She is most widely known for her assignments in the movies The Color Crimson (1985), Commando (1985), Defeat Road (1986), and Period Runner (1993). She actually is the little girl of comedian and professional Tommy Chong.

Early life

Chong was created in 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the initial girl of Maxine Sneed and comedian/professional Tommy Chong. Chong's dad is of Chinese language and Scotch-Irish descent, and her mom can be of Afro-Canadian and Cherokee descent. Her sister Robbi Chong can be a model and celebrity. They possess three young half-brothers (one followed) and a half-sister by their father's second wife. Furthermore to Rae Dawn, two of her sisters and their half-brother Marcus Chong possess pursued acting professions.Chong has said that her paternal grandfather still left a poor community in China in the 1930s to live with an aunt in Canada, and even though he spoke Cantonese, he refused to instruct his kids or grandchildren; "I believe my grandfather got great racial pity, that was hard on us developing up... We was raised desperate to learn anything about our Chinese language culture."


After acting in a few television functions, Chong's second feature film was Search for Open fire (1981), that she earned the Genie Award for Best Efficiency by an Celebrity in a respected Function in 1983. Various other notable roles have been around in the movies Choose Me (1984), Defeat Street (1984), THE COLOUR Crimson (1985), and Commando (1985). She made an appearance with her dad in Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers (1984), and Significantly Out Guy (1990).Her most dynamic period in movies was through the later 1980s and through the entire 1990s. She's continued employed in tv and film. She was regarded for the function of Anne Lindsey in Highlander: The Series.Chong played the love fascination with Mick Jagger's video "YET ANOTHER Night".At 19 years of age, Chris Pratt was waiting dining tables on the Bubba Gump Shrimp Business cafe in Maui when he was scouted by Chong; she cast him in her directorial debut, the brief horror film Cursed Component 3, that was filmed in LA.

Personal life

Chong wedded Owen Bayliss, a stockbroker, plus they had a son named Morgan. They divorced in 1982. In 1989, she wedded acting professional C. Thomas Howell, her co-star in the feature film Spirit Guy. They divorced in 1990. In 2011, Chong wedded Nathan Ulrich.



Year Title Function Records 1978 Stony Isle 1981 Search for Fireplace 1984 Choose Me personally 1984 Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers 1984 Defeat Street 1984 Dread City 1985 Town Restricts 1985 American Flyers 1985 Commando 1985 THE COLOUR Purple 1986 Spirit Man 1987 Working Out of Good fortune 1987 The Press 1987 THE MAIN 1988 Strolling After Midnight (documentary) 1989 Rude Awakening 1990 Stories through the Darkside: The Film 1990 Significantly Out Guy 1990 Chaindance 1990 Denial 1992 Amazon 1991 The Debtor 1993 When the Party's Over 1993 Period Runner 1994 Boulevard 1994 Boca 1995 Power of Lawyer 1995 Crying Freeman 1995 The Break 1995 Hideaway 1996 Starlight 1996 Cover up of Loss of life 1997 Highball 1997 Goodbye America 1998 Little Time 1999 Harmful Appeal 2000 The Go to 2005 Constellation 2006 Utmost Havoc: Band of Fireplace 2006 Deadly Skies 2010 Cyrus 2011 Jeff, Who Lives in the home 2012 Pegasus vs. Chimera 2013 Knock 'em Dead


Year Title Function Records 1974 Walt Disney's Wonderful Globe of Color 1980 The surface of the Hill film 1980 Lou Offer 1 event 1985 Badge from the Assassin film 1990 Interest Kills film 1991 Prison Tales: Women inside film 1992 Nitecap seeing that web host 1992–93 Melrose Place 3 shows 1993 Dad & Kid: Dangerous Relationships film 1995 The Outer Limitations event: "Second Spirit" 1996 Highlander: The Series 1 event 2000–02 Mysterious Methods 17 shows 2003 Wild Credit card 43 shows 2006 Deadly Skies film 2007 That's Therefore Raven 1 episode