Dee, Ruby

Dee, Ruby (b. Ruby Ann Wallace)

(1923–  ) stage/film/television actress; born in Cleveland, Ohio. She played a wide range of roles, from Shakespeare's Cleopatra to Lutiebelle in Purlie Victorious. She was married to Ossie Davis.
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The DIVAS AT THE DONMAR season begins, with JAMIE DEE, RUBY TURNER, PHILIP QUAST and KRISTIN CHENOWETH bringing a slice of jazz, a taste of R&B and a touch of Broadway to hot summer nights.