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Rae Dawn Chong

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Rae Dawn Chong was born February 28, 1961 in Edmonton, Canada to Maxine Sneed and Tommy Chong. After a few film and television spots, Rae Dawn earned a Genie for her performance in Jean-Jacques Annaud's prehistoric-drama Quest for Fire. She played the young, Ivaka prisoner, Ika. Other notables roles include Harpo's girlfriend "Squeek", aka, Mary Agnes in Steven Spielberg's five-time Academy Award-nominated film, The Color Purple, and James Remar's beautiful and mysterious wife, Carola in Tales from the Darkside: The Movie.  See full bio on IMDb »

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I Can't Stand People Who Use the N-Word

Oprah Winfrey says she has no tolerance for anyone who uses the N-word around her -- no matter the color of their skin -- saying, "You cannot be my friend and use that word around me."Oprah… READ MORE >

Tommy Chong -- My Daughter Was Right ... Oprah WOULDA Been a Field N-Word

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My Daughter Was Right Oprah Would Have Been a Field N-Word

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Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge

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You Be the Judge

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- 518 days ago
Rae Dawn Chong -- N-Word Attack Was Actually a COMPLIMENT

Rae Dawn Chong to Oprah:
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Oprah Winfrey RIPPED By Former Co-Star -- 'She Would Have Been a Field N**ger'

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