Rae Dawn Chong

1961 - Today

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Rae Dawn Chong is a Canadian-American actress best known for her roles in the films Quest for Fire (1981), Beat Street (1984), The Color Purple and Commando (both 1985), Boulevard (1994) and Time Runner (1993). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rae Dawn Chong has received more than 3,466,510 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Rae Dawn Chong is the 4,528th most popular actor (up from 4,592nd in 2019), the 372nd most popular biography from Canada (up from 378th in 2019) and the 118th most popular Canadian Actor.

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  • 57.76

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Rae Dawn Chong ranks 4,528 out of 10,030Before her are David Hess, Talia Balsam, Amy Smart, Agnez Mo, January Jones, and Kenny Johnson. After her are Azra Akın, Margaret Lockwood, Judy Tyler, Adam Rodriguez, Jang Dong-gun, and Matthew Morrison.

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Among people born in 1961, Rae Dawn Chong ranks 231Before her are Wally Pfister, David Graeber, Josimar, Jesper Olsen, Chris Anderson, and Frank De Winne. After her are Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet, Elpidia Carrillo, Alison Moyet, Jon Secada, Jim Hanks, and Kjell Westö.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Rae Dawn Chong ranks 372 out of 1,130Before her are Matt Craven (1956), Anne Murray (1945), Rick Danko (1943), Steven Ogg (1973), Alissa White-Gluz (1985), and Robert H. MacArthur (1930). After her are George Woodcock (1912), Emmanuelle Chriqui (1975), Dean Butler (1956), Erica Durance (1978), Michael Hogan (1949), and Maurice Prendergast (1858).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Rae Dawn Chong ranks 118Before her are Henry Czerny (1959), Heather Menzies (1949), Christopher Heyerdahl (1963), Jason Gray-Stanford (1970), Matt Craven (1956), and Steven Ogg (1973). After her are Emmanuelle Chriqui (1975), Dean Butler (1956), Erica Durance (1978), Michael Hogan (1949), Rachelle Lefevre (1979), and Leslie Hope (1965).

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