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Ruby Dandridge (1900–1987)

Ruby Dandridge was born on March 3, 1900 in Wichita, Kansas, USA as Ruby Jean Butler. She was an actress, known for Beulah (1950), Cabin in the Sky (1943) and Dead Reckoning (1947). She was married to Cyril Dandridge. She died on October 17, 1987 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »
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Beulah Oriole
Cabin in the Sky Mrs. Kelso
Dead Reckoning Hyacinth
The Arnelo Affair Maybelle - Parkson's Maid


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 1961-1962 Father of the Bride (TV Series)
- Quibbling (1962) ... Delilah
- Bombshell at Breakfast (1961) ... Delilah
 1961 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
- Goodbye, Hannah (1961) ... Margaret
 1960 Checkmate (TV Series)
- The Princess in the Tower (1960) ... Ellen
 1959 A Hole in the Head
 1959 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
Lily Rose Beam
- V as in Voodoo (1959) ... Lily Rose Beam
 1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
- Dark Hammock (1957) ... Belle
 1956 Front Row Center (TV Series)
- The Human Touch (1956) ... Winnie
 1951-1955 The Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series)
Phoebe Harris / Mrs. Smith / Mrs. Duval / ...
- The Kingfish Gets Amnesia (1955) ... Phoebe Harris / Mrs. Smith (uncredited)
- Viva La France (1953) ... Mrs. Duval
- The Lodge Brothers Complain (1953) ... Theatergoer / Wedding Attendee
- Kingfish's Secretary (1951) ... Henrietta Smith (uncredited)
 1952 Beulah (TV Series)
- Harry Builds a Den (1952) ... Oriole
- Donnie Joins the Circus (1952) ... Oriole
- Beulah Goes Gardening (1952) ... Oriole
- The Waltz (1952) ... Oriole
- Donnie Goes to Work (1952) ... Oriole
 1950 Father Is a Bachelor
Lily (uncredited)
 1948 Tap Roots
 1948 Silly Billy (Short)
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose
 1947 Uncle Tom's Cabaña (Short)
Boy (voice, uncredited)
 1947 The Arnelo Affair
Maybelle - Parkson's Maid
 1947 Dead Reckoning
 1946 Home in Oklahoma
 1946 Three Little Girls in Blue
Mammy (uncredited)
 1946 Inside Job
Ivory (uncredited)
 1946 Screen Snapshots Series 25, No. 9: The Judy Canova Radio Show (Short documentary)
Geranium, Radio Show Character
 1945 Saratoga Trunk
Turbaned Vendor (uncredited)
 1945 Junior Miss
 1945 The Clock
Milk Customer (uncredited)
 1944 Can't Help Singing
Henrietta (uncredited)
 1944 Carolina Blues
Josephine (uncredited)
 1944 Ladies of Washington
Nellie (uncredited)
 1944 Hat Check Honey
Ophelia (uncredited)
 1943 Never a Dull Moment
Daisy (uncredited)
 1943 I Dood It
Mammy, in the Show (uncredited)
 1943 Melody Parade
 1943 Corregidor
 1943 Cabin in the Sky
Mrs. Kelso
 1943 Flop Goes the Weasel (Short)
Mammy (voice, uncredited)
 1943 A Night for Crime
Alice Jones - Cook (uncredited)
 1943 Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs (Short)
Queen's Sweet Voice / Queen's Laugh (voice, uncredited)
 1942 Broken Strings
Dancer (uncredited)
 1942 The War Against Mrs. Hadley
Maid (uncredited)
 1942 Tish
Violet (uncredited)
 1942 Gallant Lady
 1942 The Night Before the Divorce
One of Roselle's Fans (uncredited)
 1939 Midnight Shadow
Mrs. Lingley
 1934 Black Moon
Black House Servant (uncredited)
 1933 King Kong
Native Dancer (uncredited)
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Well-known radio performer, especially for the roles of "Sadie Blake" and "Harriet Lily Crawford" on "Amos N Andy". Her daughters, Dorothy Dandridge and Vivian Dandridge, were also featured performers on "Amos N Andy". See more »


High-pitched girlish like voice

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