She played Ruth Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's play, "A Raisin in the Sun," at the Blackstone Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Glynn Turman (Travis Younger); Sidney Poitier (Walter Lee Younger); Diana Sands (Beneatha Younger); Claudia McNeil (Lena Younger); Ivan Dixon (Joseph Asagai); Lou Gossett (George Murchison); Lonne ...
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I didn't have the kind of talent or personality that kept me dreaming about Hollywood. They don't hire little colored girls to do this or that.
1995: She and husband Ossie Davis
were awarded the American National Medal of the Arts from the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington, D.C.