Ruby Dee Screen Credits

Plays in Red also Feature Ossie Davis

Acting

The Fight Never Ends (1947) – Janie
That Man of Mine (1947)
Love in Syncopation (1947)
What a Guy (1948)
The Jackie Robinson Story (1950) – Rae Robinson
No Way Out (1950) – Connie Brooks
The Tall Target (1951) – Rachel, slave maid
Go, Man, Go! (1954) – Ruby Dee
Edge of the City (1957) – Lucy Tyler
The St. Louis Blues (1958) – Elizabeth
Our Virgin Island (1959) – Ruth
Take a Giant Step (1959) – Christine, the maid
A Raisin in the Sun (1961) – Ruth Younger
The Balcony (1963) – Thief
Gone Are the Days! (a.k.a Purlie Victorious, 1963) – Lutiebelle Gussie Mae Jenkins
The Incident (1967) – Joan Robinson
Up Tight! (1968) – Laurie
Buck and the Preacher (1972) – Ruth
Countdown at Kusini (1976) – Leah Matanzima
The Torture of Mothers (1980)
Cat People (1982) – Female
Do the Right Thing (1989) – Mother Sister
Love at Large (1990) – Corinne Dart
Jungle Fever (1991) – Lucinda Purify
Jazztime Tale (1992) – Old Lucinda
Cop and 1/2 (1993) – Rachel
Just Cause (1995) – Evangeline
Tuesday Morning Ride (1995)
A Simple Wish (1997) – Hortense
Baby Geniuses (1999) – Margo
No. 2 (2006) – Nanna Maria
The Way Back Home (2006) – Maude
American Gangster (2007) – Mama Lucas
Steam (2007) – Doris
All About Us (2007) – Ms. Ella
The Perfect Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll (2011) – Miss Candy, the bartender
Video Girl (2011) – Valerie
The Politics of Love (2011) – Grandmother
A Thousand Words (2012) – Annie McCall
1982 (2013) – Rose Brown

Additional Film Credits

Up Tight! (1968) – Co-writer, Producer

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