Ruby Dee

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  • Birth Name: Ruby Ann Wallace
  • Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
  • Died: June 11, 2014
  • Profession: Actor, Author, Activist
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Do the Right Thing MOMAX

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Pioneering Actress and Activist Ruby Dee Dies at 91

Actress Ruby Dee, best known for her roles in A Raisin in the Sun and Do the Right Thing, has died,…

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  • Birth Name: Ruby Ann Wallace
  • Birth Place: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
  • Died: June 11, 2014
  • Profession: Actor, Author, Activist