Gone But Not Forgotten: Happy Birthday To Legendary Actress, Ms. Ruby Dee!

1 Posted by - October 27, 2015 - BLACK WOMEN, CELEBRITIES, Holidays And Birthdays
Born in Ohio in 1922, actress Ruby Dee grew up in Harlem and joined the American Negro Theatre in 1941. She is well known for collaborations with her husband, actor Ossie Davis. Dee’s film career spans a generation and includes 1950’s The Jackie Robinson Story, 1961’s A Raisin in the Sun and 1988’s Do the Right Thing. In 2008, Dee received her first Oscar nomination for playing Mama Lucas in the hit film American Gangster.  (Read More)

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