Born on October 27, 1922
From Cleveland, Ohio
Ruby Dee as "Mrs. Harper"
A psychiatrist (Rosie O'Donnell) helps a troubled boy who is in the foster-care system.
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries|
Ruby Dee as "Mama Lucas"
Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) earns his living as a chauffeur to one of Harlem's leading mobsters. After his boss dies, Frank uses his own ingenuity and strict business code to become one of the inner city's most powerful crime bosses. Meanwhile, veteran cop Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe) senses a change in the mob's power structure and looks for ways to bring his opponent to justice.
|Academy Award (2007)||Nominated||Actress in a Supporting Role|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007)||Won||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards (2007)||Nominated||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|
Ruby Dee as "Rowena"
Albert Sidney Finch (James Garner) is a retired judge who has lived in relative seclusion since the death of his wife. He is forced out of his isolated existence when asked to find out why a friend (Bill Cobbs) from his childhood refuses to accept a Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during World War II. While investigating, he also gets involved in the lives of his family for the first time in years, including his troubled godson Billy (Norm Skaggs).
|Emmy (Primetime) (1991)||Won||Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie|