- Is of African-Canadian, American Indian, Scottish, French, and Irish heritage.
- Provided background sounds for her father's comedy records as a child.
- Was discovered by a Disney talent scout while singing at her sixth grade graduation.
- Appeared in the music video for Mick Jagger's 1985 song "Just Another Night."
- Was profiled in the 1987 book Starring Mothers.
- Appeared in a production of Oh, Kay! at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City in 1991.
- 1983, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Winner
- Robbi Chong — Half Sister
- Owen Baylis — Ex-husband
- Paris Chong — Half Brother
- Gilbran Chong — Half Brother
- C. Thomas Howell — Ex-husband
- Shelby Fiddis — Stepmother
- Morgan Baylis — Son
- Precious Chong — Half Sister
- John Stockwell — Ex-significant Other
- Nathan Ulrich — Husband
- Tommy Chong — Father
- Maxine Sneed — Mother
- Birth Place: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
- Birthday: February 28, 1961, Pisces
- Profession: Actor