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Ruby Dee

Best known as a Supporting Actress based on credits in that role in 6 films, with $379,293,949 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #6,135)
Best-Known Acting Roles: Mama Lucas (American Gangster), Annie McCall (A Thousand Words), Evangeline (Just Cause), Lucinda Purify (Jungle Fever), Rachel (Cop and ½)
Most productive collaborators: Denzel Washington, Ridley Scott, Russell Crowe, Steven Zaillian, Chiwetel Ejiofor

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits
  MoviesDomestic Box OfficeInternational Box OfficeWorldwide Box Office
As an ActorSupporting6$241,473,138$137,820,811$379,293,949
(Unclassified)5$71,902,220$14,000,000$85,902,220
Inverviewee2$37,731$0$37,731
(Unclassified)1$0$0$0
Release
Date
TitleRoleOpening
Weekend
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Production
Budget
3/21/2014 American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs Herself    $0 $0  
2/1/2013 Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary Herself  $9,283 $37,731 $37,731  
3/9/2012 A Thousand Words Annie McCall  $6,176,280 $18,450,127 $18,450,127 $40,000,000
8/26/2011 Politics of Love     $0 $0  
11/2/2007 American Gangster Mama Lucas  $43,565,135 $130,164,645 $267,985,456 $100,000,000
3/12/1999 Baby Geniuses Margo  $5,613,587 $27,151,490 $27,151,490 $13,000,000
7/11/1997 A Simple Wish Hortense  $2,732,880 $8,119,205 $8,119,205 $28,000,000
2/17/1995 Just Cause Evangeline  $10,607,932 $36,830,090 $36,830,090  
4/2/1993 Cop and ½ Rachel  $6,027,285 $28,417,230 $28,417,230  
6/7/1991 Jungle Fever Lucinda Purify  $5,332,860 $31,739,045 $31,739,045  
3/9/1990 Love at Large Corrine Dart    $1,214,295 $1,214,295  
6/30/1989 Do the Right Thing Mother Sister  $3,563,535 $24,289,231 $24,289,231 $6,000,000
4/2/1982 Cat People Female  $1,617,636 $7,000,000 $21,000,000 $12,500,000
3/24/1970 King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis     $0 $0  
Movies: 14Totals: $313,413,089$465,233,900 
  Averages:$6,089,030$22,386,649$33,230,993$14,250,000