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Ruby Dee

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ruby Dee (born October 27, 1924) is an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, and activist, perhaps best-known for co-starring in the film A Raisin in the Sun (1961). Description above from the Wikipedia article Ruby Dee, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Oct 27, 1924 In Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years
Latest Project:
Series White Album 2 2013-10-06
Known For
Poster of American Gangster
Poster of The Stand
Poster of Jungle Fever
Poster of 77 Sunset Strip
Series Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years Unknown 2019
Series White Album 2 2013-10-06
Movie Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal Herself 2013-02-01
Movie Betty and Coretta Narrator 2013-02-02
Movie A Thousand Words Annie McCall 2012-03-07
Movie Video Girl Valerie 2011-10-11
Movie The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll Miss Candy 2011-08-05
Movie America Mrs. Harper 2009-01-01
Series Gimme My Reality Show Hortence 2008-10-11
Movie Steam Doris 2007-11-15
Movie American Gangster Mama Lucas 2007-11-02
Movie 13 Beloved 2006-10-04
Movie No. 2 Nanna Maria 2006-02-16
Series Iconoclasts Unknown 2005-11-17
Movie TV in Black: The First Fifty Years 2004-01-01
Movie Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives 2003-02-10
Series Popotan Lucy Tyler 2003-07-17
Movie Es muss Liebe sein 2001-05-30
Movie Feast of All Saints Elsie Claviere 2001-11-11
Movie Taking Back Our Town Emelda West 2001-12-10
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Movie A Storm in Summer Grandmother 2000-01-18
Movie Finding Buck McHenry Mrs. Henry 2000-04-16
Movie Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years Annie Elizabeth 'Bessie' Delany 1999-04-18
Movie Mr. and Mrs. Loving Sophia 1996-03-13
Movie Tuesday Morning Ride 1995-01-01
Movie Just Cause Evangeline 1995-02-17
Movie The Stand Mother Abigail Freemantle 1994-01-01
Series The Stand Mother Abagail 1994-05-08
Movie The Stand Mother Abagail Freemantle 1994-05-08
Movie Cop and ½ Rachel 1993-04-02
Movie The Ernest Green Story Mrs. Lydia Wilson 1993-01-17
Movie Beauty and the Beast Unknown 1991-11-13
Movie Jungle Fever Lucinda Purify 1991-06-07
Movie Love at Large Corrine Dart 1990-03-09
Movie Decoration Day Rowena 1990-12-02
Movie The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson Jackie's Mother 1990-10-15
Series China Beach Unknown 1988-04-26
Series Lincoln Elizabeth Keckley 1988-03-27
Series The Atlanta Child Murders Faye Williams 1985-02-10
Series The Golden Girls Unknown 1985-09-14
Series Spenser: For Hire Unknown 1985-09-20
Movie Go Tell It On The Mountain Mrs. Grimes 1984-01-01
Movie Cat People Female 1982-04-02
Movie All God's Children Irene Whitfield 1980-04-28
Movie I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Grandmother Baker 1979-04-28
Movie Roots: The Next Generations Queen Haley 1979-02-18
Movie The Who: The Kids Are Alright 1979-06-24
Series The Kennedy Center Honors Unknown 1978-12-28
Movie It's Good to Be Alive Ruth Campanella 1974-02-22
Movie Black Girl Netta's mother 1972-11-09
Movie Buck and the Preacher Ruth 1972-03-17
Movie Deadlock Lucinda 1969-02-22
Movie Uptight Laurie 1968-12-28
Movie The Incident Joan Robinson 1967-11-05
Movie The Balcony Thief 1963-03-21
Movie Gone Are the Days! Lutiebelle Gussie Mae Jenkins 1963-08-09
Series The Fugitive Unknown 1963-09-17
Series The Great Adventure Unknown 1963-09-27
Movie A Raisin in the Sun Ruth Younger 1961-05-28
Movie Virgin Island Ruth 1959-08-07
Movie Take a Giant Step Christine 1959-12-01
Movie St. Louis Blues Elizabeth 1958-04-07
Series 77 Sunset Strip Mother Sister 1958-10-10
Movie The Tall Target Rachel, Slave Maid 1951-08-17
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Movie The Jackie Robinson Story Rae Robinson 1950-05-16
Movie No Way Out Connie Brooks (uncredited) 1950-08-16