Birth Name: Ruby Jean Butler
Date of Birth: March 3, 1900
Place of Birth: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Date of Death: October 17, 1987
Place of Death: Los Angeles, California
Ruby Dandridge was an American actress. She was the daughter of Nellie (Simmons) and George Frank Butler. Her mother’s family was from North Carolina. Ruby was the mother of actress Dorothy Dandridge.
Ruby was sometimes said to have Jamaican, Mexican, and Native American ancestry. It is not clear if this ancestry has been verified/documented.