Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee
Ruby Dee was nominated for an Oscar for her role in American Gangster, and it was about time. Unfortunately, Ossie Davis never won an Oscar. The two starred on TV, stage and film. They did not always act side-by-side, but in 1989 the two worked together in Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing and both were inducted into the NAACP Image Award Hall of Fame that same year. Ossie passed away in 2005, but Ruby is still working. She is set to play a professor in the 2011 film Red & Blue Marbles.