"Ruby Dee" was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and activism/activist. She is perhaps best known for co-starring in the films A Raisin in the Sun (1961 film)/A Raisin in the Sun (1961), Do the Right Thing (1989), and American Gangster (film)/American Gangster (2007) for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She was the recipient of Grammy, Emmy, Obie Award for Distinguished Performance by an Actress/Obie, Drama Desk, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Awards as well as the National Medal of Arts and the Kennedy Center Honors. She was married to actor Ossie Davis until his death in 2005.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actresses! More Ruby Dee on Wikipedia.