RUBY DEE - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 215718
RUBY DEE Black and white 5x7 photograph of the actress shown smiling into the camera Photograph signed: "Joy!/Ruby Dee". B/w, 5x7 overall, image 4½x5½ (one surface) Ruby Dee (1922-2014)
Sale Price $234.00
Black and white 5x7 photograph of the actress shown smiling into the camera
Photograph signed: "Joy!/Ruby Dee". B/w, 5x7 overall, image 4½x5½ (one surface) Ruby Dee (1922-2014) a multitalented veteran of stage, screen and television who made her Broadway debut in 1946 , married fellow performer Ossie Davis (1917-2005) in 1948, two years after they met during a Broadway production. Over the years, they appeared together on Broadway (A Raisin in the Sun), screen (debuting in No Way Out in 1950) and television (from Roots: The Next Generation to the PBS series With Ossie & Ruby). The couple was also active in social causes, including Black voting rights and the fight against sickle cell anemia. Dee has appeared in a number of feature films, including Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing (1989) and Jungle Fever (1991), and she won an Emmy in 1990 for her performance in "Decoration Day" on The Hallmark Hall of Fame. Dee, who also appeared on TV's The Guiding Light, is also an accomplished writer. She co-authored the script for the 1967 film, Up Tight!, wrote the 1975 TV play, Twin-Bit Gardens, and published Glowchild, a book of poetry, in 1972. Lightly creased. Impression from ink note (unknown hand) on verso shows through faintly at upper right. Otherwise, fine condition.
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