Rae Dawn Chong Profile, Age, Height, Family, Affairs, Biography & More

Rae Dawn Chong

Rae Dawn Chong Profile, Age, Height, Family, Affairs, Biography & More

Rae Dawn Chong is a Canadian-American actress. Rae Dawn Chong made her big screen debut appearing in the 1978 musical drama film Stony Island, and in 1981 starred in the fantasy film Quest for Fire, for which she received Genie Award for Best Actress.

Chong later starred in films Beat Street (1984), American Flyers (1985), The Color Purple (1985), Commando (1985), Soul Man (1986), The Principal (1987), Tales from the Darkside (1990), Time Runner (1993), and Boulevard (1994). She is the daughter of comedian and actor Tommy Chong. After acting in a few television roles, Chong’s second feature film was Quest for Fire (1981), for which she won the Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in 1983. Other notable roles have been in the films Choose Me (1984), Beat Street (1984), The Color Purple (1985), and Commando (1985). She appeared with her father in Cheech & Chong’s The Corsican Brothers (1984) and Far Out Man (1990).In 1985, Chong played the love interest in Mick Jagger’s video “Just Another Night”.

At 19 years old, Chris Pratt was waiting tables at the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company restaurant in Maui when he was scouted by Chong; she cast him in her directorial debut, the short horror film Cursed Part 3, which was filmed in Los Angeles in 2000.


On television, Chong starred opposite Adrian Pasdar in the science fiction drama series Mysterious Ways from 2000 to 2002. later she starred in the first season of Lifetime comedy-drama series Wild Card opposite Joely Fisher. She returned to television appearing in two episodes of Better Things in 2016, and two episodes of 9-1-1 (2018-19).

In 2021, she played Betty Currie in the FX series Impeachment: American Crime Story.In 2021, Chong was honored with the “Invisible Woman Award” from the Women Film Critics Circle for “Supporting performance by a woman whose exceptional impact on the film dramatically, socially or historically, has been ignored” for her performance in the drama film The Sleeping Negro.In 2022, Chong portrayed Florence de Pointe du Lac in the AMC series Interview with the Vampire.

Chong has a song named after her titled “Raedawn”, the eighth track of Vaudeville Villain, the third studio album by British-American rapper-producer MF DOOM, released under the alias Viktor Vaughn. He confirms the reference in his lyrics “New drink, named it after Chong daughter”.


Comedian Stephen Lynch also has a song about Chong—”R.D.C. (Opie’s Lament)”—as the 12th track on his 2000 debut album A Little Bit Special. In the television show Psych, the main characters Shawn and Gus have a “bi-annual Rae Dawn Chong marathon”.

Rae Dawn Chong Biodata and Biography

Rae Dawn Chong
Date Of Birth
28 February 1961
61 Years (as in 2022)
Profession / Occupation
Mother Tongue
Canada, English
Not Known
Zodiac Sign
Height / Weight
5’8″ / 55 kg
First Movie
Stony Island (1978)
Cursed Part 3
Money Factor
$ 4 million/film (USD)


Rae Dawn Chong Family and Relatives

Tommy Chong
Maxine Sneed
Gilbran Chong
Paris Chong
Precious Chong
Robbi Chong
Marital Status
Owen Bayliss (div. 1982)
C. Thomas Howell (m. 1989; div. 1990)
Nathan Ulrich (m. 2011; div. 2014)
Sons Morgan Baylis
Boyfriends/ Affairs John Stockwell (1984 – 1986)



Rae Dawn Chong Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters
Height in Meters
1.73 m
Height in Feet Inches
55 kg
Body Measurement
Chest Size
35 inches
Waist Size
27 inches
Hips Size
26 inches
Eye Colour
Dark Brown
Hair Colour
Dark Brown


Rae Dawn Chong Favorites

Favorite Colour
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Favorite Actor
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Favorite Actress
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Favorite Food Non Vegerarian
Hobbies Not Known
Favorite Musician Not Known
Favorite Movie Not Known
Favorite Car Collection Not Known
Sexual Orientation Straight


Rae Dawn Chong Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification
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College / University
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Rae Dawn Chong Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Home Town
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Present Residence
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
House Address
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Phone No / Mobile No
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Email ID
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Rae Dawn Chong Awards, Honours, Achievements

Genie Award
1981: Best Actress – Quest for Fire
Women Film Critics Circle
2021: Invisible Woman Award – The Sleeping Negro
Screen Actors Guild Award
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Rae Dawn Chong Social Media

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