"Ruby Dee (27 Oct 1922 – 11 Jun 2014) Actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, activist. Best known for co-starring in A Raisin in the Sun (1961) and American Gangster (2007). Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She was the recipient of Grammy, Emmy, Obie, Drama Desk, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Awards, National Medal of Arts and the Kennedy Center Honors. Married to actor Ossie Davis until his death in 2005."