CI, Ruby( American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and public figure.)
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Biography CI, Ruby
Ruby Dee was born on October 27 1924 year in Cleveland, Ohio - Family Gladys and Edward. Parents do not have any relation to art, but never impeded his own daughter in her desire to become an actress.
. Unfortunately, Ruby's mother at the time his father left the family and the future actress had for some time to raise her daughter alone
. After some time a parent got married again - a schoolteacher Emma Amelia Benson, who replaced his mother, Ruby.
The actress grew up in Harlem, New York. In 1945, she graduated from college Hunter College - to the degree and excellent knowledge of French and Spanish. Around the same time, Ruby is a member of Delta Sigma Theta.
. Ruby Dee first appeared before an audience at the Broadway theater scene, and in 1950, debuted in the film - in the film The Jackie Robinson Story.
. Creative career as an actress - it is extremely productive work in all fields of art for almost eight decades
. Especial popularity of Ruby Dee achieved in the sixties of last century, when the demand for talented actresses activity was extremely high.
. Ruby Dee played superbly in the television series and eight times been nominated for Emmy Awards
. The actress won this award only in the nineties - for his role in the TV movie Decoration Day.
In the 2007th year she became the winner and a musical career. Then, Ruby Dee won awards Grammy Award - for his excellent record, which appeared a little earlier.
In the same year, Ruby Dee was nominated for an Oscar - for Best Actress Mama Lucas in the film American Gangster. During the same role the actress won the award and SAG.
. By the way, now Ruby Dee is the second oldest nominated for prestigious award (the first took the 87-year-old Gloria Stuart, who played in 'Titanic').
. Life actresses formed
. Her first marriage ended, but the second marriage was happy. Together with her husband - Ossie Davis - Ruby Dee raised three children (two daughters and a son).
Currently the actress is still interested in creativity. Despite its venerable age, Ruby Dee and active as possible involved in all spheres of life.