Ruby Dee

A legend has bowed – Ruby Dee

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Death of the famous actress and activist Ruby Dee

One of the first all black Hollywood actresses, Ruby Dee, passed away on June 11 at the age of 91 years. Decorated in 1995 the National Medal of Arts rewarding artists whose career marked the American cultural landscape, Ruby Dee was during his life actress, poet, journalist and author and producer of films and theater plays.

After a theatrical training, however it is on the big screen it will experience its first success with her ​​roles in The Jackie Robinson Story (1950) and A Raisin in the Sun (1961). In 2007, her performance in American Gangster by Ridley Scott earned him an Oscar nomination in the category of Best Supporting Actor.

Ruby Dee was married to actor Ossi Davis, who died in 2005, beside which she was featured in several films and plays. The couple, inseparable for five decades, was also known for their proximity to militant figures such as Martin Luther King and Malcolm X, as well as their commitment to respect civil rights.

Age never having slowed, Ruby Dee has turned for the last time in 2013, and closed her career as an actress with more than 40 plays and 100 appearances on the big, like on the small screen.

  • Ruby Dee - 3  dans The Jackie Robinson Story
  • Ruby Dee - 4 avec Ossie Davis et Martin Luther King
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By Anne Waas

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