Ruby Dee

(98 Years)

Actress


Ruby Dee (born Ruby Ann Wallace, October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, and civil rights activist. She is perhaps best known for originating the role of "Ruth Younger" in the stage and film versions of A Raisin in the Sun (1961). Her other notable film roles include The Jackie Robinson Story (1950) and Do the Right Thing (1989). Read more>

Ruby Dee's Bio

Full Name

Ruby Dee

Date of Birth

27 October 1922

Height

5.22Ft. ( 159 cms. )

Ruby Dee's Family Info

Son Name

Guy Davis,

Daughter Name

Nora Day, Hasna Muhammad Davis

Husband Name

Ossie Davis (m. 1948–2005), Frankie Dee Brown (m. 1941–1945)

Father Name

Marshall Edward Nathaniel Wallace

Mother Name

Gladys Hightower

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Ruby Dee Debut/First Movie is That Man of Mine [8]
Ruby Dee's Awards

1971

Obie Award

Best Performance by an Actress – Boesman and Lena

1971

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Performance – Boesman and Lena

1961

National Board of Review Award

Best Supporting Actress – A Raisin in the Sun

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