RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Ruby Dee

A collection of news and information related to Ruby Dee published by this site and its partners.

Top Ruby Dee Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Ruby Dee left legacy of theater and activism [Commentary]

    I was talking with friends recently about the passing this year of well-known people such as Dr. Maya Angelou and Amira Baraka when one brought up the loss last month of acclaimed actor, poet, playwright and Civil Rights activist Ruby Dee. He suggested I write something about Dee, who was 91 years old when she died. I wasn't feeling another obit after writing about Angelou because it's hard seeing those go who have had such a positive impact on people's lives worldwide.
  • Meryl Streep as Maria Callas -- a masterpiece is coming!

    "I'd like to rip her throat out!" This is what the great Meryl Streep supposedly said -- all in good actorish fun -- when Madonna's tireless campaign to play the lead in the movie "Evita" came to pass in 1997. But that might be the only role Miss Streep...

    TCM to salute Ruby Dee

    TCM to salute Ruby Dee
    The late, great Ruby Dee will be saluted when TCM screens two of her films Saturday. Dee, the veteran actress and activist for civil rights, died June 11 at age 91. TCM will present "Edge of the City" at 4:15 p.m. June 28 and follow it with "A...

    Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson: An extraordinary partnership

    Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson: An extraordinary partnership
    Eli Wallach, who died Tuesday at the age of 98, and his wife Anne Jackson, 86, had stellar solo acting careers, but their projects together had a special magic. Married 66 years and the parents of three children, Wallach and Jackson were able to...

    Emmys 2014: Billy Crystal recalls departed friend Robin Williams

    Emmys 2014: Billy Crystal recalls departed friend Robin Williams
    At the 2013 Emmys, Robin Williams paid tribute to his recently departed friend and mentorĀ  Jonathan Winters, lauding Winters for his "comedy at the speed of thought." At this year's ceremony, Williams was tragically on the other end of such an homage,...