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Rae Dawn Chong

Rae Dawn Chong, actress,
Rae Dawn Chong photo by Ernst Hass was scanned from an original portfolio set for Quest for Fire in the Northernstars Collection.

B: February 28, 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta

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.

Also see: Tommy Chong.
Also see: Robbi Chong.

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)

TV Series – Cast:
Nitecap (Host, 1992)

Mysterious Ways (2000-2002)
Zoe Busiek: Wild Card (2003-2004)

TV Series – Guest appearances:

Lou Grant (1980)
St. Elsewhere (1983, 1984, 1985)
Tall Tales & Legends (1986)

The Hitchhiker (1991)
Melrose Place (1992, 1993)
Lonesome Dove: The Series (1994)
The Outer Limits (1995)
Crazy Love (1995)
Highlander (1996)
Poltergeist: The Legacy (1997)

Judging Amy (2002)
That’s So Raven (2007)

Better Things (2016)
9-1-1 (2018)
My Sister is So Gay (2018)

Quest for Fire, movie poster
This poster for Quest for Fire was scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection.