Ruby Dee Movie Actress

She was born on October 27, 1922 (died on June 11, 2014, she was 91 years old) . Her nickname was Wallace Ruby Ann.


Ruby Dee is an American actress poet playwright screenwriter journalist activist and widow of actor Ossie Davis. She is perhaps best known for co-starring in the film A Raisin in the Sun and the film American Gangster for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has won Grammy Emmy Obie Drama Desk Screen Actors Guild Award and Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Awards. read more

Is Ruby Dee still alive?

No, she died on 06/11/2014, 7 years ago. She was 91 years old when she died. Cause of death: disease. She died in New Rochelle

What was Ruby's zodiac sign?

Ruby Dee zodiac sign was scorpio.


Her first feature film was American Gangster (2007, as Mama Lucas). She was 85 when she starred in this movie. Since 2007, she has appeared in 65 feature films. The last one is In the Shadow of Hollywood: Race Movies and the Birth of Black Cinema (2007). In this movie, she played the character Herself .

Her first TV Show was Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951).

Awards (12)

Awarded Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award , awarded Ohio Women's Hall of Fame , awarded NAACP Image Award – Chairman's Award , awarded National Medal of Arts , awarded Kennedy Center Honors ,


She graduated from Hunter College High School and Hunter College


  • Ossie Davis

    Ossie Davis, Actor director poet playwright writer and social activist

    She married with Ossie Davis (87), on Thursday, December 9th, 1948. Ruby Dee was 26 and Ossie Davis was 30 years old. After 56 years, 1 month, in 2005 Ossie passed away.

Ruby Dee Movies (65)

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Ruby Dee movie characters

When is Ruby Dee's next birthday?

Ruby Dee was born on the , which was a Friday

Ruby Dee net worth

She had a net worth of 2.5 million dollars.

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