Happy Birthday: Ruby Dee (1922–2014)

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

rubydee.jpgRuby Dee (1922–2014)

Born: October 27, 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died: June 11, 2014 (age 91) in New Rochelle, New York, USA

Married to:
Ossie Davis (9 December 1948 – 4 February 2005) (his death) (3 children)

I think you mustn’t tell your body, you mustn’t tell your soul, ‘I’m going to retire’, You may be changing your life emphasis, but there’s still things that you have in mind to do that now seems the right time to do. I really don’t believe in retiring as long as you can breathe.

movie posterA RAISIN IN THE SUN
1961
dir. Daniel Petrie
Starring:
Sidney Poitier
Claudia McNeil
SydneyWhiteAmerican Gangster
dir. Scott
Starring
Russell Crowe
Washington
Do the Right Thing
1989
dir. Spike
starring
Danny Aielo
Ossie Davis
JUNGLE FEVERJungle Fever
1991
dir. Spike
starring
Wesley Snipes
Annabella Sciorra
MOVIE POSTERTHE JACKIE ROBINSON STORY
1950
dir. Alfred E. Green
Stars:
Jackie Robinson
Ruby Dee

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