Ruby Dee Net Worth

Ruby Dee Net Worth is
$5 Million

Ruby Dee Biography

It’s been stated that the entire quantity of Ruby Dee net well worth reached 2.5 million dollars during her loss of life. She was probably the most popular actresses of her period, and she was also included into screenwriting and being truly a playwright. Moreover, furthermore to her profession in cinema which has added up a whole lot of revenues to Ruby Dee net well worth, she was also an activist. She was created in 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio. However, she grew up in Harlem, NY. Before she began her career in performing, Ruby Dee was their studies at Hunter University, where she was students of both Spanish and French languages. In the beginning, Ruby Dee became popular as a Broadway as she made an appearance in lots of Broadway productions in the 1940s as 1950s. The very first time she became referred to as a movie celebrity was when she made an appearance in a film known as “The Jackie Robinson Tale”. After that, she offers starred in lots of more films and productions which have added up a whole lot of revenues to the entire size of Ruby Dee net well worth. She was included into cinema for a lot more than 80 years. Ruby Dee established fact from films such as for example “A Raisin in the Sunlight”, “Jungle Fever”, “Advantage of the Town”, “Wattstax”, “Politics of Like” and “The Stand”. These films also have increased the full total sum of Ruby Dee net well worth a whole lot. However, for newer viewers Ruby Dee is most likely mainly known from her appearance in the film known as “American Gangster”, that was released in 2007. In this film, Ruby Dee was selected for a job of a mom of Frank Lucas , a personality that was performed in the film by Denzel Washington . Furthermore to her profession in performing, Ruby Dee is definitely also called an activist, mainly of Civil Privileges. Furthermore, Ruby Dee wrote one autobiography in collaboration with her spouse Ossie Davis. Her profession into cinema industry offers been awarded and identified, too. Ruby Dee is actually a nominee of 8 Emmy Awards. Out of these eight awards, Ruby Dee became successful of one. Furthermore, she was nominated for an Academy Award onetime. Consequently, she received many accolades during her profession as an celebrity. In 2014, regrettably, Ruby Dee passed on in her home in New York. In those days, Ruby Dee was 91 years older. During her life time, she managed to set up her name among the most popular types in cinema industry. $5 Million: Ruby Dee (October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) was an American celebrity, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and activist. She actually is perhaps most widely known for originating the part of Ruth Younger in the stage and film variations of A Raisin in sunlight (1961). Her other significant film roles are the Jackie Robinson Tale (1950), and Perform the proper Thing (1989). On her behalf overall performance as Mahalee Lucas in American Gangster (2007), she was nominated for the Academy Award for Greatest Supporting Celebrity. She was the recipient of Grammy, Emmy, Obie, Drama Desk, Display Actors Guild, and Display Actors Guild Life Accomplishment Awards, along with the National Medal of Arts, and Kennedy Middle Honors. She was wedded to actor Ossie Davis until his loss of life in 2005. Dee was created Ruby Ann Wallace on October 27, 1922, in Cleveland, Ohio, the child of Gladys (née Hightower) and Marshall Edward Nathaniel Wallace, a make, waiter and porter. After her mom left the family members, Dee’s dad remarried, to Emma Amelia Benson, a schoolteacher. Dee grew up in Harlem, NY. She attended Hunter University High School and continued to graduate from Hunter University with a level in romance languages in 1945. She was an associate of Delta Sigma Theta. Ruby Dee net well worth: Ruby Dee was an American celebrity, playwright, screenwriter, and activist, who had a net well worth of $2.5 million dollars. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Ruby Dee was raised in Harlem, NY, NY, and graduated from Hunter University with dual degrees in French and Spanish. She 1st produced a name for herself showing up in Broadway productions through the entire forties and fifties, before getting widespread recognition on her behalf function in the film, “The Jackie Robinson Story”. During the period of a nearly 80-year career, she’s appeared in such movies as, “Advantage of the town”, “A Raisin in sunlight”, “Wattstax”, “Jungle Fever”, “The Stand” and “Politics of Love”. Modern audiences would identify Ruby from her part in the 2007 Ridley Scott film “American Gangster”. In the film, Ruby Dee performed the mom of Denzel Washington’s personality Frank Lucas. She actually is also a well-respected Civil Privileges activist, and wrote an effective autobiography with her past due husband, Ossie Davis. She’s been nominated for eight Emmy Awards, and offers received one. She also received an Academy Award nomination, and is definitely a Kennedy Middle honoree, among many, a great many other accolades. Ruby Dee passed away at her house in New Rochelle, NY on June 11, 2014. She was 91 years old. American journalist, screenwriter, activist, poet, playwright and actress Ruby Dee comes with an estimated net well worth of $5 million. She actually is best recognized on her behalf performance in movies such as

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Quick Facts

Full NameRuby Dee
Net Worth$5 million
Date Of BirthOctober 27, 1922
DiedJune 11, 2014, New Rochelle, New York, United States
Height1.58 m
ProfessionJournalist, Screenwriter, Activist, Voice Actor, Poet, Playwright
EducationHunter College, Hunter College High School
SpouseOssie Davis, Frankie Dee Brown
ChildrenGuy Davis, Hasna Muhammad Davis, Nora Day Davis
ParentsGladys Hightower, Marshall Edward Nathaniel Wallace
AwardsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, Kennedy Center Honors, Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie, NAACP Image Award – President's Award, Spingarn Medal, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture, NAACP Image Award – Chairman's Award, NAACP Image Award – Hall of Fame Award, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Performance, Obie Award for Best Performance By An Actress, Edith Oliver Award for Sustained Excellence
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series or Special, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer In An Animated Program, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series, Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actress
MoviesDo the Right Thing, American Gangster, The Jackie Robinson Story, Jungle Fever, A Raisin in the Sun, Buck and the Preacher, No Way Out, Decoration Day, Edge of the City, Gone Are the Days!, The Stand, Cool Red, A Thousand Words, Baby Geniuses, St. Louis Blues, Uptight, Politics of Love, Cat People, A Simple Wish, The Incident, A Storm in Summer, Video Girl, King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis, Cop and a Half, Finding Buck McHenry, The Tall Target, The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll, Take a Giant Step, Just Cause, Go, Man, Go!, Love at Large, Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years, Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives, The Ernest Green Story, Passing Glory, Their Eyes Were Watching God, It's Good to Be Alive, Black Girl, Taking Back Our Town, Mr. and Mrs. Loving, The Way Back Home, All About Us, Go Tell It on the Mountain, 1982, No. 2, Windmills of the Gods, Steam, America, Jazztime Tale (TV movie), Dream Street, Refrigerator
TV ShowsLittle Bill, The Atlanta Child Murders, Lincoln, Middle Ages

Interesting Facts

1Aunt of Tommy Wallace Jr..
2Grandmother of Muta'Ali Muhammad.
3Had appeared with her husband Ossie Davis in nine films: No Way Out (1950), Gone Are the Days! (1963), The Sheriff (1971), Cool Red (1976), Roots: The Next Generations (1979), All God's Children (1980), Do the Right Thing (1989), Jungle Fever (1991) and The Stand (1994).
4Had appeared with Sidney Poitier in four films: No Way Out (1950), Edge of the City (1957), A Raisin in the Sun (1961) and Buck and the Preacher (1972).
5Lifelong friend of Marla Gibbs.
6In early 2003, she and her husband signed "Not In My Name", a statement opposing the impending invasion of Iraq. Other signatories included Susan Sarandon, Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn.
7Is one of 105 people invited to join AMPAS in 2008.
8In 2008, at age 85, she became the second oldest actress to be nominated for an Academy Award. The oldest is Gloria Stuart.
9Attended and graduated from Hunter College with degrees in French and Spanish in 1944.
101995: She and husband Ossie Davis were awarded the American National Medal of the Arts from the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington, D.C.
11Had three children: Guy Davis, Nora Davis, and Hasna Muhammad.
122004: Recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors, along with Elton John, Joan Sutherland, John Williams, Warren Beatty and husband Ossie Davis.
13Is an honorary member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
14Says her favorite quote comes from the book, "Charlotte's Web": "'Isn't life peculiar!' said Jeremy. 'Compared to what?' said the spider.".
15She was a member of the NAACP, CORE, Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, Southern Christian Leadership Council.
161989: Voted into the NAACP image award Hall of Fame with husband Ossie Davis.


1I think you mustn't tell your body, you mustn't tell your soul, 'I'm going to retire', You may be changing your life emphasis, but there's still things that you have in mind to do that now seems the right time to do. I really don't believe in retiring as long as you can breathe.
2I didn't have the kind of talent or personality that kept me dreaming about Hollywood. They don't hire little colored girls to do this or that.


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Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008Movies for Grownups AwardAARP Movies for Grownups AwardsBest Supporting ActressAmerican Gangster (2007)
2008President's AwardImage Awards
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting RoleAmerican Gangster (2007)
2007AAFCA AwardAfrican-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)Best Supporting ActressAmerican Gangster (2007)
2007EDA Female Focus AwardAlliance of Women Film JournalistsHanging in There Award for PersistenceAmerican Gangster (2007)
2007GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Spoken Word AlbumOssie Davis
2006Jury AwardAtlanta Film FestivalBest ActressNo. 2 (2006)
2006Lifetime Achievement AwardMethod Fest
2006New Zealand Screen AwardNew Zealand Screen AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Leading RoleNo. 2 (2006)
2005Lifetime Achievement AwardWomen Film Critics Circle Awards
2004Kennedy Center HonorsThe Kennedy Center HonorsOssie Davis
2001Life Achievement AwardScreen Actors Guild Awards
1999Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesPromised Land (1996)
1998Lifetime Achievement AwardSt. Louis International Film FestivalOssie Davis
1997Muse AwardNew York Women in Film & Television
1991Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a SpecialDecoration Day (1990)
1991Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Motion PictureDo the Right Thing (1989)
1991Crystal AwardWomen in Film Crystal Awards
1989Hall of FameImage AwardsOssie Davis

Sammy Davis Jr.
1983ACECableACE AwardsActress in a Dramatic PresentationLong Day's Journey Into Night (1982)
1961NBR AwardNational Board of Review, USABest Supporting ActressA Raisin in the Sun (1961)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011EDA Female Focus AwardAlliance of Women Film JournalistsLifetime Achievement Award
2010Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic SpecialAmerica (2009)
2010ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or MiniseriesAmerica (2009)
2008OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting RoleAmerican Gangster (2007)
2008Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion PictureAmerican Gangster (2007)
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureAmerican Gangster (2007)Armand Assante

Josh Brolin

Russell Crowe

Chiwetel Ejiofor

Idris Elba

Cuba Gooding Jr.

Carla Gugino

John Hawkes

Ted Levine

Joe Morton

Lymari Nadal

John Ortiz


Yul Vazquez

Denzel Washington
2007EDA Female Focus AwardAlliance of Women Film JournalistsHumanitarian Activism Award
2007ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting RoleAmerican Gangster (2007)
2007Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting Role, DramaAmerican Gangster (2007)
2003Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performer in an Animated ProgramLittle Bill (1999)
2001Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performer in an Animated ProgramLittle Bill (1999)
2001GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Spoken Word AlbumGerry Bamman

Robert Bella

Claire Bloom

Lindsay Crouse

Ossie Davis

Brian Dennehy

Denise Dumont

Jill Gascoine

Amy Irving

Anne Jackson

Jordan Lage

Brian Stokes Mitchell

Alfred Molina

Al Pacino

Natasha Richardson

Patrick Stewart

Allyson Tucker

Kathleen Turner (also producer)

Eli Wallach

Fritz Weaver
2001Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/SpecialLittle Bill (1999)
2000Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Television Movie/Miniseries/Dramatic SpecialHaving Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (1999)
1997Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Television Movie or Mini-SeriesCaptive Heart: The James Mink Story (1996)
1995Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Performer in an Animated ProgramWhitewash (1994)
1993Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy SeriesEvening Shade (1990)
1990Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Guest Actress in a Drama SeriesChina Beach (1988)
1988Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a SpecialLincoln (1988)
1979Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a SpecialRoots: The Next Generations (1979)
1964Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Single Performance by an Actress in a Leading RoleThe Nurses (1962)



Baby of the Family2002
Little Bill1999-2002TV SeriesAlice the Great Alice The Great
Taking Back Our Town2001TV MovieEmelda West
Feast of All Saints2001TV MovieElsie Claviere
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child2000TV SeriesGrandma
Finding Buck McHenry2000TV MovieMrs. Henry
A Storm in Summer2000TV MovieGrandmother
Touched by an Angel1999TV SeriesLaBelle Springbelt
Shelly Fisher1999TV MovieMrs. Greenspan
Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years1999TV MovieAnnie Elizabeth 'Bessie' Delany
Baby Geniuses1999Margo
Passing Glory1999TV MovieMommit Porter
Cosby1999TV SeriesMattie
Promised Land1998TV SeriesAlicia
The Wall1998TV MovieMrs. Mitchell (segment "The Badge")
A Simple Wish1997Hortense
Stories from the Edge1996TV Movie segment "Tuesday Morning Ride"
Captive Heart: The James Mink Story1996TV MovieIndigo
Mr. and Mrs. Loving1996TV MovieSophia
Tuesday Morning Ride1995Short
Street Gear1995TV SeriesMosley Davis
American Masters1995TV Series documentaryNarrator
Just Cause1995Evangeline
Whitewash1994TV ShortGrandmother (voice)
The Stand1994TV Mini-SeriesMother Abagail Freemantle
The Poetry Hall of Fame1993TV Movie
Cop & ½1993Rachel
Evening Shade1993TV SeriesAurelia Danforth
The Ernest Green Story1993TV MovieMrs. Lydia Wilson
Middle Ages1992TV SeriesEstelle Williams
Jazztime Tale1991TV MovieNarrator (voice)
Jungle Fever1991Lucinda Purify
Decoration Day1990TV MovieRowena, Finch's Housekeeper
The Golden Girls1990TV SeriesMammy Watkins
The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson1990TV MovieJackie's mother
China Beach1990TV SeriesRuby
American Playhouse1985-1990TV SeriesZora Neale Hurston / Mrs. Grimes
Love at Large1990Corrine Dart
American Experience1990TV Series documentaryNarrator
Do the Right Thing1989Mother Sister
Lincoln1988TV Mini-SeriesElizabeth Keckley
Windmills of the Gods1988TV Mini-SeriesDorothy - Secretary to Mary Ashley
Crown Dick1987TV MovieJohnson's Mother
Spenser: For Hire1987TV SeriesEleanor Simpson
The Atlanta Child Murders1985TV Mini-SeriesFaye Williams
Go Tell It on the Mountain1984Mrs. Grimes
Long Day's Journey Into Night1982TV MovieMary Tyrone
Cat People1982Female
Ossie and Ruby!1980TV SeriesCo-host (1980-81)
The Torture of Mothers1980
All God's Children1980TV MovieIrene Whitfield
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings1979TV MovieGrandmother Baxter
Roots: The Next Generations1979TV Mini-SeriesQueen Haley
Watch Your Mouth1978TV SeriesMrs. Fullo
Cool Red1976Leah Matanzima
Police Woman1975TV SeriesCora Sanders
Wedding Band1974TV MovieJulia Augustine
The CBS Festival of Lively Arts for Young People1974TV Series
It's Good to Be Alive1974TV MovieRuth Campanella
Tenafly1973TV SeriesJan Lennox
Chelsea D.H.O.1973TV MovieDr. Bianca Pearson
To Be Young, Gifted, and Black1972TV Movie
Black Girl1972Netta's mother
Buck and the Preacher1972Ruth
The Sheriff1971TV MovieSue-Anne Lucas
Peyton Place1968-1969TV SeriesAlma Miles
The Bold Ones: The Protectors1969TV SeriesLucinda
The Incident1967Joan Robinson
Armchair Theatre1966TV SeriesVicky Kingsbury
The Defenders1965TV SeriesCatherine Collins
East Side/West Side1963TV SeriesMarilyn Marsden
The Great Adventure1963TV SeriesHarriet Tubman
The Fugitive1963TV SeriesLaura Smith
Gone Are the Days!1963Lutiebelle Gussie Mae Jenkins
The Doctors and the Nurses1963TV SeriesJenny Bishop
The Balcony1963Thief
Alcoa Premiere1963TV SeriesIrene Clayton
Seven Times Monday1962TV MovieLila
A Raisin in the Sun1961Ruth Younger
Play of the Week1960-1961TV SeriesJane / Lila
Take a Giant Step1959Christine
Our Virgin Island1958Ruth
St. Louis Blues1958Elizabeth
Edge of the City1957Lucy Tyler
The Great American Pastime1956Mrs. Ashlow (uncredited)
Go Man Go1954Irma Jackson
Guiding Light1952TV SeriesMartha Frazier (1967)
Frontiers of Faith1951TV SeriesGrace Gilmore
The Tall Target1951Rachel - Slave Maid
No Way Out1950Connie Brooks (uncredited)
The Jackie Robinson Story1950Rae Robinson
The Fight Never Ends1949Janie
What a Guy1948
The First Year1946TV Movie
That Man of Mine1946
King DogfilmingMary Johnson
19822013/IRose Brown
Betty and Coretta2013TV MovieNarrator
A Thousand Words2012/IAnnie McCall
Politics of Love2011
Video Girl2011Valerie
Red & Blue Marbles2011Professor Wright
Dream Street2010
The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll2009Miss Candy
America2009TV MovieMrs. Harper
American Gangster2007Mama Lucas
All About Us2007Ms. Ella
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2007TV SeriesMary Wilson
The Way Back Home2006Maude
Naming Number Two2006Nanna Maria
Their Eyes Were Watching God2005TV MovieNanny


The Landlord2009/Iperformer: "I Don't Need a Man"
The Stand1994TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode






Frankenpimp's Revenge: The Romeo and Juliet Massacrespecial thanks filming
Edición Especial Coleccionista2014TV Series in memory of - 1 episode
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis1970Documentary particular thanks for contributing their talents


Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age2016Documentary post-productionHerself
Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee2014DocumentaryHerself
Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal2012DocumentaryHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2011TV SeriesHerself
Sing Your Song2011DocumentaryHerself
Black Girls Rock2010TV MovieHerself
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHerself
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots2010TV Movie documentary voice
Let Freedom Sing: How Music Inspired the Civil Rights Movement2009DocumentaryHerself
The New Neighbors2009Documentary shortNarrator
A Place Out of Time: The Bordentown School2009DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
The Tyra Banks Show2009TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2008TV SeriesHerself
An Evening at the Academy Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
La noche de los Oscar2008TV MovieHerself
The 80th Annual Academy Awards2008TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Tavis Smiley2008TV SeriesHerself
39th NAACP Image Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
Meet Mary Pleasant2008TV Movie documentaryHerself
14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2008TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role & Best Motion Picture Cast
The Oprah Winfrey Show2008TV SeriesHerself
Iconoclasts2007TV Series documentary
HBO First Look2007TV Series documentaryHerself
In the Shadow of Hollywood: Race Movies and the Birth of Black Cinema2007Video documentaryHerself
Our Paul: Remembering Paul Robeson2007VideoHerself
Crossing Over: How Roots Captivated an Entire Nation2007Video documentary shortHerself
The 2006 Black Movie Awards2006TV SpecialHerself
Legends Ball2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
Lockdown, USA2006DocumentaryNarrator
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Stevie Wonder2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Black Movie Awards2005TV SpecialHerself
Character Studies2005TV SeriesHerself
The History Makers2005Video documentaryHerself
Unstoppable: Conversation with Melvin Van Peebles, Gordon Parks, and Ossie Davis2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts2004TV SpecialHerself - Honoree
Def Poetry2004TV Series documentaryHerself
A Wealth of Wisdom2004TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Book TV2004TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
Beah: A Black Woman Speaks2003DocumentaryHerself
2003 Trumpet Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives2003DocumentaryReader
An Evening with Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee2002TV MovieHerself - Interviewee
Hughes' Dream Harlem2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
Broadway Legends2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
Christianity: The First Two Thousand Years2001TV Mini-Series documentaryNarrator
7th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
Intimate Portrait2001TV Series documentaryHerself
Freedom Never Dies: The Legacy of Harry T. Moore2001TV Movie documentaryNarrator
The Directors2000TV Series documentaryHerself
The Unfinished Journey1999Documentary shortNarration (voice)
American Masters1999TV Series documentaryHerself
A Time to Dance: The Life and Work of Norma Canner1998DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
NY TV: By the People Who Made It - Part I & II1998TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Roseanne Show1998TV SeriesHerself
Charlie Rose1997-1998TV SeriesHerself - Guest
God's Gonna Trouble the Water1998TV Movie documentaryNarrator
Small Steps, Big Strides: The Black Experience in Hollywood1998TV Movie documentaryHerself
Great Performances1982-1998TV SeriesHerself / Narrator
Sports on the Silver Screen1997TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Domestic Differences1997DocumentaryNarrator
Mississippi, America1996TV Movie documentaryHerself
Homeward Bound1994TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 48th Annual Tony Awards1994TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Lifetime Achievement Award
The African Burial Ground: An American Discovery1994DocumentaryHerself - Narrator
The Stand: The Making of...1994TV Short documentaryHerself
Reading Rainbow1984-1992TV SeriesHerself
Color Adjustment1992DocumentaryNarrator
The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1991TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
The 15th Annual Women in Film Crystal Awards1991TV SpecialHerself
Lady Day: The Many Faces of Billie Holiday1990TV Movie documentaryBillie Holiday (voice)
22nd NAACP Image Awards1990TV SpecialHerself
Making 'Do the Right Thing'1989TV Movie documentaryHerself
Today1989TV SeriesHerself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1988TV SeriesHerself
A Walk Through the 20th Century with Bill Moyers1984TV Series documentaryHerself
The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1979TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special
Tony Brown's Journal1978TV SeriesHerself
Lorraine Hansberry: The Black Experience in the Creation of Drama1975Documentary short
Wattstax1973DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
The Mike Douglas Show1971TV SeriesHerself - Actress
Actor's Choice1970TV SeriesHerself - performer
Zur Nacht1970TV Series documentary
He Said, She Said1970TV SeriesHerself
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis1970DocumentaryHerself
Look Up and Live1968TV SeriesHerself
The Merv Griffin Show1968TV SeriesHerself
History of the Negro People1965TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Freedom Spectacular1964TV MovieHerself
I've Got a Secret1963TV SeriesGuest panelist
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1963TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 16th Annual Tony Awards1962TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The DuPont Show of the Week1962TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

The 87th Annual Academy Awards2015TV SpecialHerself - Actress (In Memoriam)
The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2015TV SpecialHerself - In Memoriam
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHerself
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - In Memoriam
P.O.V.2014TV Series documentaryHerself
The Insider2014TV SeriesHerself
American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs2013DocumentaryHerself
Biography2005TV Series documentaryHerself
TV in Black: The First Fifty Years2004Video documentary
America at the Movies1976DocumentaryRuth Younger

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