- Name: Ruby Dee
- Born: 10/27/1922
- Died: 06/11/2014 (91 years old)
- Occupation: Actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, activist
Ruby Dee (October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014), born Ruby Ann Wallace, was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, and civil rights activist. She is perhaps best known for originating 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).
Birth Name: Ruby Ann Wallace
School: Hunter College (1945)
Alias: Ruby Ann Wallace
Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Death Place: New Rochelle, New York, U.S.
Ruby Dee quotes :
The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within - strength, courage, dignity.Ruby Dee