Ruby Dee (October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and activist. She is perhaps best known for co-starring in the films A Raisin in the Sun, Do the Right Thing, and American Gangster for which she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress. The Jackie Robinson Story, St. Louis Blues, That Man of Mine.
Miep and Jan Gies, the Dutch couple who hid Anne Frank, her sister, Margot Frank, her parents, Otto and Edith Frank, Hermann van Pels, his wife Auguste, their son, Peter, and Dr. Fritz Pfeffer in a secret attic behind a moveable bookcase. Their profound heroism, the chances they took, the risk to their own lives, their extraordinary loyalty, is truly humbling and remarkable.