Ruby Dee

Dee in 1972 Ruby Dee (October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, and civil rights activist. She originated 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).

Dee was married to Ossie Davis, with whom she frequently performed until his death in 2005.

For her performance as Mama Lucas in ''American Gangster'' (2007), Dee was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Female Actor in a Supporting Role. Dee was a Grammy, Emmy, Obie and Drama Desk winner. She was also a National Medal of Arts, Kennedy Center Honors and Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award recipient. Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Dee, Ruby
    Published 1999
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    by Dee, Ruby
    Published 1991
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    by Dee, Ruby
    Published 1988
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    Published 1984
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    by Davis, Ossie
    Published 2006
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    by Davis, Ossie
    Published 1998
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    by Hurston, Zora Neale
    Published 2004
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    Published 1992
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    Published 1990
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    Published 2007
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    Published 2004
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    Published 2000
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    Published 1993
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    Published 1998
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    Published 2001
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    Published 2005
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    Published 2009
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    Published 2008
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    Published 2000
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    Published 1985
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