Ruby Dee



Year Title Description
2014 Theater Talk: Here Lies Love; Memorials: Ruby Dee, Arthur Gelb, Jacques le Sourd Episode, Subject (person only)
2014 Tavis Smiley: Episode
Season 11, Episode 111
Episode, Subject (person only)
2014 POV: American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs
Season 27, Episode 2
Episode, Appearing
2011 The Wendy Williams Show: Episode
Season 3, Episode 125
Episode, Guest
2011 The Perfect Age Of Rock 'N' Roll Movie, Actor
2010 The Mo'Nique Show: Episode
Season 1, Episode 78
Episode, Guest
2009 Freedom Songs TV Show Series, Remarks by
2009 The New Metropolis: The New Neighbors
Season 1, Episode 2
Episode, Narrator
2009 The Tyra Show: Rosie O'Donnell & Ruby Dee
Season 4, Episode 101
Episode, Guest
2008 Tavis Smiley: Episode Episode, Guest
2008 Tavis Smiley: Episode Episode, Guest
2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2008 In the Shadow of Hollywood TV Show Series, Remarks by
2007 American Gangster Movie, Actor - Mama Lucas
2007 Iconoclasts: Alicia Keys + Ruby Dee
Season 3, Episode 2
Episode, Subject (person only)
2007 CSI: Empty Eyes
Season 7, Episode 18
Episode, Actor - Mary Wilson
2007 Tavis Smiley: Episode Episode, Guest
2006 Reel New York: Hughes' Dream Harlem Episode, Remarks by
2006 Naming Number Two Movie, Actor - Nanna Maria
2006 UCF Special Speakers Series: Zora Is My Name: A Cross-Cultural Perspective Episode, Speaker
2006 For the People: Davis Dee Interview Episode, Guest
2006 For the People: Davis/Dee Interview Episode, Guest
2006 B. Smith With Style: Valentine’s Day Desserts Episode, Guest
2006 OnQ: Episode Episode, Guest
2005 National Memorial Day Concert TV Show Series, Appearing
2005 Character Studies: Ruth
Season 1, Episode 3
Episode, Commentator
2004 Kennedy Center Honors TV Show Series, Guest
2004 Fatherhood TV Show Series, Voice - Louise Bindlebeep
2004 Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry: Episode
Season 4, Episode 6
Episode, Performer
2004 @Howard: Ruby Dee Episode, Guest
2003 Unchained Memories TV Show Series, Performer
2003 An Evening with Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee TV Show Series, Remarks by
2002 Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television Drama Episode, Remarks by
2002 Real Bottom Line: Ruby Dee: Actress, Author Episode, Remarks by
2001 Reading Rainbow: Badger's Parting Gifts Episode, Voice
2001 The Early Show: Episode Episode, Guest
2001 Between the Lions: Bug Beard Episode, Actor - Woodcutter's Wife
2001 Intimate Portrait: Rosa Parks Episode, Remarks by
2000 Happily Ever After: The Steadfast Tin Soldier
Season 3, Episode 11
Episode, Voice - Grandma
2000 African Americans in Connecticut TV Show Series, Narrator
1999 Cosby: Ol' Betsy
Season 3, Episode 17
Episode, Actor - Mattie
1999 Baby Geniuses Movie, Actor - Margo
1999 Little Bill TV Show Series, Voice - Alice the Great
1999 Touched by an Angel: The Christmas Gift
Season 6, Episode 10
Episode, Actor - LaBelle
1998 Promised Land: Baptism by Fire
Season 3, Episode 4
Episode, Actor - Alicia
1997 A Simple Wish Movie, Actor - Hortense
1995 Just Cause Movie, Actor - Evangeline
1994 Stephen King's 'The Stand' TV Show Series, Actor - Mother Abigail
1993 Evening Shade: They Can't Take That Away From Me
Season 3, Episode 17
Episode, Actor
1993 Cop And A Half Movie, Actor - Rachel
1992 Color Adjustment Movie, Actor - Narration
1991 Jungle Fever Movie, Actor - Lucinda Purify
1990 American Experience: Roots of Resistance: Story of the Underground Railroad
Season 2, Episode 13
Episode, Narrator
1990 China Beach: Skylark
Season 3, Episode 18
Episode, Actor
1990 Decoration Day Movie, Actor - Rowena
1990 The Golden Girls: Wham, Bam, Thank You, Mammy
Season 6, Episode 5
Episode, Actor
1990 Love At Large Movie, Actor - Corrine Dart
1989 Do The Right Thing Movie, Actor - Mother Sister
1987 Spenser: Personal Demons
Season 2, Episode 14
Episode, Actor - Eleanor
1982 Cat People Movie, Actor - Female
1980 With Ossie & Ruby TV Show Series, Host
1980 With Ossie & Ruby TV Show Series, Producer
1979 Roots TV Show Series, Actor - Queen Haley
1976 Countdown At Kusini Movie, Actor - Leah Matanzima
1972 Black Girl Movie, Actor - Netta's Mother
1972 Buck And The Preacher Movie, Actor - Ruth
1970 Sesame Street: Episode
Season 1, Episode 126
Episode, Voice
1968 Uptight Movie, Writer
1968 Uptight Movie, Actor - Laurie
1967 The Incident Movie, Actor - Joan Robinson
1964 Peyton Place TV Show Series, Actor - Alma Miles
1963 The Fugitive: Decision in the Ring
Season 1, Episode 6
Episode, Actor - Laura
1963 Nurses: Express Stop from Lenox Avenue
Season 1, Episode 30
Episode, Actor
1963 The Balcony Movie, Actor - Thief
1963 Purlie Victorious Movie, Actor - Lutiebelle
1961 A Raisin In The Sun Movie, Actor - Ruth Younger
1959 Virgin Island Movie, Actor - Ruth
1959 Take A Giant Step Movie, Actor - Christine, the Maid
1958 St. Louis Blues Movie, Actor - Elizabeth
1957 Edge Of The City Movie, Actor - Lucy Tyler
1954 Go, Man, Go! Movie, Actor - Ima Jackson
1952 Guiding Light TV Show Series, Actor - Martha Frazier
1951 The Tall Target Movie, Actor - Rachel
1950 The Jackie Robinson Story Movie, Actor - Rae Robinson
1950 No Way Out Movie, Actor - Connie
Making Peace TV Show Series, Host
American Playhouse: Zora Is My Name!
Season 9, Episode 3
Episode, Actor - Zora Neale Hurston
Their Eyes Were Watching God TV Show Series, Actor - Nanny
America TV Show Series, Actor - Mrs. Harper
Oprah Winfrey Presents TV Show Series, Actor - Nanny


Charlie Rose with Charles Frazier; Cicely Tyson, Ruby Dee & Donald Bogle (August 15, 1997)
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Story Porch With Ruby Dee (Reading
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