Rae Dawn Chong was born in Alberta, Canada. She is the eldest daughter of comedian, Tommy Chong. She started acting at age 12, appearing in Disney’s Whiz Kids of Riverton. 40 years later, she is still making movies. She recently appeared in the Duplass brothers’ Jeff, Who Lives at Home also starring Susan Sarandon and Jason Segel. Her most current project is The Celebrant, a pilot she wrote and crowd-funded on Indiegogo. When she isn’t appearing on-screen or writing, she is serving on the board of the New Hampshire Film Festival held in downtown Portsmouth, Oct. 16-20.
Her previous experience includes starring in numerous feature films and two television series Mysterious Ways on NBC/PAX and Wild Card on Lifetime. She has also guest starred in a number of television shows. She hopes to continue her success with writing and producing. In fact, she has four more pilot scripts waiting in the wings…the future is bright!