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First Name
Ruby

Last Name
Dee

Birthday
1924-10-27

Build
Average

Eye Color
Brown - Dark

Hair Color
Black

Maiden Name
Ruby Ann Wallace

Birthplace
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Zodiac Sign
Scorpio

Ethnicity
Black

Claim to Fame
A Raisin in the Sun

Gender
Female

Nationality
American

Profile Bio Text
Dee`s career in acting has crossed all major forms of media over a span of eight decades, including the films A Raisin in the Sun, in which she recreated her stage role as a suffering housewife in the projects, and Edge of the City. She played both roles opposite Sidney Poitier. During the 1960s, Dee appeared in such politically charged films as Gone Are the Days and The Incident, which is recognized as helping pave the way for young African-American actors and filmmakers. She has been nominated for eight Emmy Awards, winning once[5] for her role in the 1990 TV film Decoration Day. She was also nominated for her television guest appearance in the China Beach episode, "Skylark." Her late husband Ossie Davis (1917-2005) also appeared in that episode. In 2007 the winner of the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album was tied between (i) Dee and Ossie Davis for "With Ossie And Ruby: In This Life Together", and (ii) former President Jimmy Carter. She has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2007 for her portrayal of Mama Lucas in American Gangster. She won the SAG award for the same performance. At 83 years old, Dee is currently the second oldest nominee for Best Supporting Actress, behind Gloria Stuart who was 87 for her role in Titanic. This was Dee`s first nomination. It was also significant in that hers is the second shortest performance (at approximately five minutes) ever to be nominated for an acting Oscar, following that of the cameo appearance of Sylvia Miles in Midnight Cowboy.

University
Hunter College

Full Name at Birth
Ruby Ann Wallace

Count - Awards
29

Film Role
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Writer

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Father
Marshall Edward Nathaniel Wallace

Mother
Gladys Hightower

Friend
Martin Luther King Jr, Malcolm X

Mother
Emma Amelia Benson (step mother)

Height
62.25

Age
89

Occupation Text
Actress

Wikipedia Text

Ruby Dee (born October 27, 1922) 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 (1961) and the film American Gangster (2007) 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. She is a recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the Kennedy Center Honors, among scores of others awards.


Has Videos
1

Year(s) Active
1940–present

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