Rae Dawn Chong (born 1961) is a Canadian-born actress and the daughter of comedian Tommy Chong. She was previously married to actor C.Thomas Howell and is best known for 80s movies such as Commando, The Color Purple, The Principal, Choose Me, Fear City and Quest for Fire.
Rae Dawn Chong had briefly recurring roles on the popular TV series St. Elsewhere and Melrose Place. Her other film credits include Tales from the Darkside: The Movie, Crying Freeman, Hideaway and Jeff Who Lives at Home.