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Rudy Dee
RubyDee
Dee at the 80th Academy Awards
1 Nomination
Role Actress, Screenwriter
Born October 27, 1922
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died June 11, 2014
 

Ruby Dee is an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, and activist. 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. She was married to the late actor, Ossie Davis.

Nominations

80th Academy Awards, 2007
Best Supporting ActressAmerican Gangster

Gallery

Oscar-nominated Roles


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