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Ruby Dee

Ruby Dee's biography

Ruby Ann Wallace is 92 years old journalist born at Cleveland. She was born on Friday 27th of October 1922. According to year of birth 1922 she belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 27th of October means Ruby is Scorpio. Scorpio is a watery sign. These people are very intense in their thoughts. They always learn from the transformatory phase of their life.

She is black american. She is citizen of United States of America. Her primary profession is to be journalist. You can know Ruby also as stage actor, film actor, television actor, screenwriter, film producer. She is recently known as poet.

Ruby Dee's family

Ruby Dee's ex husband

Ossie Davis

Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis have been together since 1948 for 57 years. Ossie is known as actor. Her ex husband was born on Tuesday 18th of December 1917 in Georgia. Her ex husband died on Friday 4th of February 2005 in Miami. Ossie Davis was 83 years old, when this happened.

Ruby Dee's schools

We found 2 schools Ruby attended. Complete list of schools: Hunter College, Hunter College High School.

Detailed informations about her schools

  • Attended and graduated from Hunter College with degrees in French and Spanish in 1944.

Ruby Dee's career

Her main focus is to be journalist. She is famous thanks to Rae Robinson In The Jackie Robinson Story (1950), Ruth Younger In A Raisin In The Sun (1961)..

Is Ruby Dee gay ?

She is known to be straight.

How did Ruby Dee die

She died on on Wednesday 11th of June 2014 when he was 92 years old at New Rochelle. Ruby Dees death was caused by natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Ruby Dee's Awards

  • 1989: Voted into the NAACP image award Hall of Fame with husband Ossie Davis.
  • 1995: She and husband Ossie Davis were awarded the American National Medal of the Arts from the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington, D.C.
  • In 2008, at age 85, she became the second oldest actress to be nominated for an Academy Award. The oldest is Gloria Stuart.

Ruby Dee's Nominations

  • She was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for work American Gangster in 2007

What else you don't know about Ruby Dee ?

Her middle name is Ann.

Ruby Dee's quotes

  • I didn't have the kind of talent or personality that kept me dreaming about Hollywood. They don't hire little colored girls to do this or that.
  • See also Other Works |  Publicity Listings |  Official Sites

Ruby Dee's height, body shape, eye color

Lets describe how Ruby Dee looks. We will focus on her height, body shape, eye color and hair color. Ruby is tall as 5' 2¼" (158 cm). Body build is average. Her eyes are tinted brown - dark. Her hair is shade of black.