Known For Acting
Known Credits 98
Day of Death 2014-06-11 (91 years old)
Place of Birth Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Ruby Dee 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. Her other notable film roles include The Jackie Robinson Story and Do the Right Thing.