Ruby Dee Quotes
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Ruby Dee and Do the Right Thing.
For her performance as Mahalee Lucas in American Gangster, Dee was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Female Actor in a Supporting Role.
Dee was a Grammy, Emmy, Obie and Drama Desk winner. She was also a National Medal of Arts, Kennedy Center Honors and Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award recipient.
Dee was married to Ossie Davis, with whom she frequently performed until his death in 2005.