Actor Marcus Henderson and Director Patricia McGregor speak with moderator Marilyn Langbehn at the Inside Scoop for A Raisin in the Sun, opening May 21 at the Bruns Amphitheater in Orinda. Photo by Jay Yamada.
Ruby Dee (born Ruby Wallace), American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, & activist. Her acting career spanned 8 decades. She was known for roles in films A Raisin in the Sun, Do The Right Thing, The Incident, Jungle Fever, American Gangster, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award. She won Grammy, Emmy, Obie, SAG Lifetime Achievement awards , and was a recipient of the National Medal of Arts & the Kennedy Center Honors. She was married to the late Ozzie Davis. R.I.P.