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Ruby Dee Dead - Actress & Activist Dies at 91

Ruby Dee Dead - Actress & Activist Dies at 91

Actress Ruby Dee passed away at her home on Wednesday (June 11) in New Rochelle, New York.

The 91-year-old actress and activist was surrounded by loved ones as she passed from old age related causes, THR reports.

Ruby starred in many hits including 1960s movie A Raisin in the Sun and roles in Spike Lee movies Do the Right Thing and Jungle Fever. She also recently starred in the Denzel Washington movie American Gangster.

Ruby was also a civil rights activist and fought for equality.

Our thoughts are with Ruby‘s friends, family, and loved ones during this time.

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  • Xoxo

    R.i.p

  • jake

    Another lengendary talent gone. RIP, you will be greatly missed.

  • Jeanie

    A long great career. You are with Ossie now, the love of your life. R.I.P.

  • allison

    RIP

  • nakedoldjennifer

    RIP she was a great talent and humanitarian
    God bless Ruby Dee and comfort her family

  • just me

    Great actress are her time and time still was!