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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
Life's Essentials with Ruby Dee
  • Actor
-- 2015
47% Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary
  • Actor
$35.8k 2013
Betty and Coretta
  • Narrator
-- 2013
95% Sing Your Song
  • Ruby Dee
$47.7k 2012
0% A Thousand Words
  • Annie McCall
$18.4M 2012
Politics Of Love
  • Grandmother
-- 2011
Video Girl
  • Valerie
-- 2011
0% The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll
  • Miss Candy
-- 2011
For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots
  • Actor
-- 2010
Red & Blue Marbles
  • Actor
-- 2009
A Place Out of Time: The Bordentown School
  • Actor
-- 2009
55% No. 2 (Naming Number Two)
  • Actor
-- 2008
14% Steam
  • Doris
-- 2007
80% American Gangster
  • Mama Lucas
$130.1M 2007
All About Us
  • Ms. Ella
-- 2007
Oprah Winfrey Presents: Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • Nanny
-- 2005
The Way Back Home
  • Maude
-- 2005
The Life of Jackie Robinson
  • Rachel Robinson
-- 2003
Poetry Corner
  • Actor
-- 2003
Hughes' Dream Harlem
  • Actor
-- 2002
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives
  • Actor
-- 2002
Unchained Memories: Slave Narratives
  • Actor
-- 2002
The Feast of All Saints
  • Elsie Claviere
-- 2001
Taking Back Our Town
  • Emelda West
-- 2001
Finding Buck McHenry
  • Mrs. Henry
-- 2000
A Storm in Summer
  • Grandmother
-- 2000
Passing Glory
  • Mommit Porter
-- 1999
Having Our Say: Delany Sisters' First 100 Years
  • Annie Elizabeth `Bessie' Delany
-- 1999
2% Baby Geniuses
  • Margo
-- 1999
The Wall
  • Grandmother
-- 1998
25% A Simple Wish
  • Hortense
-- 1997
Mr. and Mrs. Loving
  • Sophia
-- 1996
Whitewash
  • Actor
-- 1995
Mississippi, America
  • Actor
-- 1995
25% Just Cause
  • Evangeline
-- 1995
Story Porch With Ruby Dee
  • Actor
-- 1993
17% Cop & 1/2
  • Rachel
-- 1993
The Ernest Green Story
  • Mrs. Wilson
-- 1993
Jazztime Tale
  • Narrator
-- 1992
Color Adjustment
  • Actor
-- 1991
81% Jungle Fever
  • Lucinda
-- 1991
Hands upon the Heart
  • Actor
-- 1991
71% Love at Large
  • Corrine Dart
-- 1990
Decoration Day
  • Rowena
-- 1990
American Playhouse
  • Zora Neale Hurston
-- 1990
The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson
  • Actor
-- 1990
93% Do the Right Thing
  • Mother Sister
-- 1989
Sidney Sheldon's 'Windmills of the Gods'
  • Actor
-- 1988
Gore Vidal's 'Lincoln'
  • Actor
-- 1988
The Atlanta Child Murders
  • Faye Williams
-- 1985
Go Tell It on the Mountain
  • Mrs. Grimes
-- 1985
65% Cat People
  • Female
-- 1982
To Be Young, Gifted & Black
  • Actor
-- 1981
All God's Children
  • Irene Whitfield
-- 1980
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Grandmother Baxter
-- 1979
It's Good to Be Alive
  • Ruth Campanella
-- 1974
Buck and the Preacher
  • Ruth
-- 1972
Black Girl
  • Netta's Mother
-- 1972
King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis
  • Actor
-- 1970
Up Tight!
  • Laurie
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter
-- 1968
83% The Incident
  • Joan Robinson
-- 1967
Purlie Victorious
  • Lutiebelle
-- 1963
60% The Balcony
  • Thief
-- 1963
100% A Raisin in the Sun
  • Ruth Younger
-- 1961
Take a Giant Step
  • Christine
-- 1959
Virgin Island
  • Ruth
-- 1959
St. Louis Blues
  • Elizabeth
-- 1958
Edge of the City
  • Lucy Tyler
-- 1957
Go, Man, Go
  • Ima Jackson
-- 1954
The Tall Target
  • Rachel
-- 1951
63% The Jackie Robinson Story
  • Rachel Robinson
-- 1950
83% No Way Out
  • Connie
-- 1950

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
POV
1988
  • Appearing
2014
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2000
  • Mary Wilson
2007
American Experience
1988
  • Narrator
1990
Sesame Street
1969
  • Voice
1970

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From Cat People. Submitted by Kathie E (2 years ago)

From Do the Right Thing. Submitted by David E (3 years ago)