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Rest in Peace: Ruby Dee died on 11 June 2014, Aged 91.

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Selected Ruby Dee film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

2013
King Dog
Mary Johnson

2013
Betty and Coretta (2013) (TV Movie)
Narrator

2013
1982 (2013)
Rose Brown

2012
Annie McCall

2011
Video Girl (2011)
Valerie

2011
-

2009
Red & Blue Marbles
Professor Wright

2009
Miss Candy

2009
America (2009) (TV Movie)
Mrs. Harper

2007
All About Us (2007)
Ms. Ella

2007
Mama Lucas

2007
Steam (2007)
Doris

2006
Nanna Maria

2006
The Way Back Home
Maude

2005
Dream Street
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2005
Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005) (TV Movie)
Nanny

2003
Shelly Fisher
Mrs. Greenspan

2002
Baby of the Family
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2001
Feast of All Saints (TV Movie)
Elsie Claviere

2001
Taking Back Our Town (TV Movie)
Emelda West

2000
A Storm in Summer (TV Movie)
Grandmother

2000
Finding Buck McHenry (TV Movie)
Mrs. Henry

2000
Mary Wilson

1999
Baby Geniuses (1999)
Margo

1999
Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (TV Movie)
Annie Elizabeth 'Bessie' Delany

1999
Passing Glory (1999) (TV Movie)
Mommit Porter

1999
Little Bill (1999) (TV Show)
Alice the Great, Alice The Great

1998
The Wall (1998) (TV Movie)
Mrs. Mitchell

1997
A Simple Wish (1997)
Hortense

1996
Captive Heart: The James Mink Story (TV Movie)
Indigo

1996
Mr. and Mrs. Loving (TV Movie)
Sophia

1996
Cosby (1996) (TV Show)
Mattie

1996
Promised Land (1996) (TV Show)
Alicia

1996
Stories from the Edge (TV Movie)
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1995
Just Cause (1995)
Evangeline

1995
Grandma

1995
Tuesday Morning Ride (Short Film)
-

1994
The Stand (1994) (TV Show)
Mother Abigail Freemantle

1994
Touched by an Angel (1994) (TV Show)
LaBelle

1994
Whitewash (Short Film)
Grandmother

1994
Street Gear (TV Show)
Mosley Davis

1993
Cop and ½ (1993)
Rachel

1993
The Ernest Green Story (1993) (TV Movie)
Mrs. Lydia Wilson

1993
The Poetry Hall of Fame (1993) (TV Movie)
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1992
Middle Ages (TV Show)
Estelle Williams

1991
Jungle Fever (1991)
Lucinda Purify

1991
Jazztime Tale (TV Movie)
Narrator

1990
Love at Large (1990)
Corrine Dart

1990
Decoration Day (TV Movie)
Rowena, Finch's Housekeeper

1990
Jackie's mother

1990
Evening Shade (1990) (TV Show)
Aurelia Danforth

1989
Mother Sister

1988
Lincoln (1988) (TV Movie)
Elizabeth Keckley

1988
Windmills of the Gods (1988) (TV Movie)
Dorothy - Secretary to Mary Ashley

1988
China Beach (1988) (TV Show)
Ruby

1988
The American Experience (1988) (TV Show)
Narrator

1987
Crown Dick (TV Movie)
Johnson's Mother

1985
The Atlanta Child Murders (1985) (TV Show)
Faye Williams

1985
American Masters (1985) (TV Show)
Narrator

1985
Spenser: For Hire (1985) (TV Show)
Eleanor Simpson

1985
The Golden Girls (1985) (TV Show)
Viola Watkins

1984
Go Tell It on the Mountain
Mrs. Grimes

1982
Cat People (1982)
Female

1982
Long Day's Journey Into Night (1982) (TV Movie)
Mary Tyrone

1981
American Playhouse (1981) (TV Show)
Zora Neal Hurston, Mrs. Grimes

1980
Ossie and Ruby! (TV Show)
Co-host

1980
All God's Children (1980) (TV Movie)
Irene Whitfield

1980
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1979
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (TV Movie)
Grandmother Baxter

1979
Roots: The Next Generations (1979) (TV Show)
Queen Haley

1978
Watch Your Mouth (TV Show)
Mrs. Fullo

1976
Cool Red (1976)
Leah Matanzima

1974
Police Woman (1974) (TV Show)
Cora Sanders

1974
It's Good to Be Alive (1974) (TV Movie)
Ruth Campanella

1974
Wedding Band
Julia Augustine

1973
Chelsea D.H.O. (TV Movie)
Dr. Bianca Pearson

1973
Tenafly (1973) (TV Show)
Jan Lennox

1973
The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People (TV Show)
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1972
Black Girl (1972)
Netta's mother

1972
Ruth

1972
To Be Young, Gifted, and Black (TV Movie)
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1971
The Sheriff (TV Movie)
Sue-Anne Lucas

1969
Lucinda

1968
Up Tight! (1968)
Laurie

1967
The Incident (1967)
Joan Robinson

1964
Peyton Place (1964) (TV Show)
Alma Miles

1963
Lutiebelle Gussie Mae Jenkins

1963
The Balcony (1963)
Thief

1963
East Side/West Side (1963) (TV Show)
Marilyn Marsden

1963
The Fugitive (1963) (TV Show)
Laura Smith

1963
The Great Adventure (1963) (TV Show)
Harriet Tubman

1962
The Doctors and the Nurses (1962) (TV Show)
Jenny Bishop

1962
Seven Times Monday (TV Movie)
Lila

1961
Ruth Younger

1961
Alcoa Premiere (1961) (TV Show)
Irene Clayton

1961
The Defenders (1961) (TV Show)
Catherine Collins

1959
Ruth

1959
Christine

1959
Play of the Week (1959) (TV Show)
Jane, Lila

1958
Elizabeth

1957
Lucy Tyler

1956
Armchair Theatre (1956) (TV Show)
Vicky Kingsbury

1956
The Great American Pastime
Mrs. Ashlow

1954
Go, Man, Go! (1954)
Irma Jackson

1952
Guiding Light (1952) (TV Show)
Martha Frazier

1951
Rachel - Slave Maid

1951
Frontiers of Faith (TV Show)
Grace Gilmore

1950
No Way Out (1950)
Connie Brooks

1950
Rae Robinson

1949
Janie

1947
That Man of Mine
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1946
First Year, The (TV Movie)
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1939
What a Guy
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Soundtrack Credits

1994
The Stand (1994) (TV Show)
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The Landlord
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Writer Credits

1968
Up Tight! (1968)
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First Name
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Wallace
Full Name at Birth
Ruby Ann Wallace
Age
91 (age at death)
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Actress, Poet, Playwright, Screenwriter, Journalist And Activist.
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Rae Robinson In The Jackie Robinson Story (1950), Ruth Younger In A Raisin In The Sun (1961).
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Marshall Edward Nathaniel Wallace (A Cook, Waiter And Porter. )
Mother
Gladys Hightower
Emma Amelia Benson (Step Mother) (A Schoolteacher.)
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Ruby Dee (October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and activist. She is perhaps best known for co-starring in the films A Raisin in the Sun (1961), Do the Right Thing (1989), and American Gangster (2007) for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She was the recipient of Grammy, Emmy, Obie, Drama Desk, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Awards as well as the National Medal of Arts and the Kennedy Center Honors. She was married to actor Ossie Davis until his death in 2005.

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