Life in Film: Ruby Dee

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  • Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis
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  • Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis

The Jackie Robinson Story (1950)

While her role in That Man of Mine introduced her to the world as an actress, her performance in the 1950's The Jackie Robinson Story brought her much deserved prominence. She starred opposite the first African-American in Major League Baseball, who played himself in the film, while Dee played his wife.

(Photo: Jewel Productions)

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