Rae Dawn Chong was born in Canada but raised in Los Angeles. She began appearing on Canadian television when still in her preteen years. She is often remembered for her award-winning big screen debut as the mud-covered cave dweller Ika in 1981’s Quest for Fire. She played the role of DR.Peggy Fowler on 44 episodes of Mysterious Ways from 2000 to 2002.
The image above and the poster below were scanned from originals in the Northernstars Collection.
Features & TV Movies: VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release
Top of the Hill (TV-1980) Quest For Fire (1981) Choose Me (1984) Cheech & Chong’s The Corsican Brothers (1984) Beat Street (1984) Fear City (1984) City Limits (1985) Badge of the Assassin (TV-1985) American Flyers (1985) Commando (1985) The Color Purple (1985) Soul Man (1986) The Squeeze (1987) The Principa19l (87) Walking After Midnight (1988) Rude Awakening (1989)
Tales From The Darkside: The Movie (1990) Far Out Man (1990) Chaindance (1990) Curiosity Kills (TV-1990) Denial (1991) The Borrower (1991) Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (1991) When the Party`s Over (1992) Amazon (1992) Time Runner (1993) Father & Son: Dangerous Relations (TV-1993) Boulevard (1994) Boca (1994) Power of Attorney (1995) Crying Freeman (1995) The Break (1995) Hideaway (1995) Starlight (1996) Mask of Death (1996) Highball (1997) Goodbye America (1997) Valentine`s Day (TV-1998) Small Time (1998) Dangerous Attraction (1999)
The Visit (2000) Constellation (2005) Deadly Skies (TV-2005) Max Havoc: Ring of Fire (2006) Solitaire (2006)
Cyrus (2010) Etta, Kit, and Grace (VR-2010, short) Shiver (2012) Pegasus Vs. Chimera (TV-2012) Mud Lotus (2013, short) Knock ’em Dead (2014) Street Signs: Homeless But Not Hopeless (narrator, 2015) Drizzle of Hope (2015, short) Five Minutes (2015, short) Reborn (2018)