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Successful actress who often acted with husband Ossie Davis. She starred in A Raisin in the Sun in 1961.
She was married to singer Frankie Dee Brown from 1941 until 1945. She married Ossie Davis in 1946. They remained married until his death in 2005.
How did Ruby Dee die?
Ruby Dee's death was caused by natural causes.
|Cause of death||Natural Causes|
|Age of death||91 years|
|Birthday||October 27, 1922|
|Death date||June 12, 2014|
|Place of death||New Rochelle, New York, United States|
|Place of burial||Ferncliff Cemetery, New York, United States|
I’m very much interested in getting prisons off the stock market. I’m very much interested in upgrading the public school system… and taking a second look at capital punishment.Ruby Dee
The nature of racism is that it grinds down the soul of the man more finely than it does the soul of the woman. When you want to conquer a people or subject it, you destroy the male component.Ruby Dee
You’re not supposed to go into business with the sole purpose of putting your neighbor out of business. This is not the United States of Corporate America.Ruby Dee
I learned that having great sensitivity is important. But being strong is just as important.Ruby Dee
Just staying together is not a real virtue, if you’re not happy. Or you’re being denied. Or one person is being squashed. Or you really don’t love each other; you’re just there out of habit. That doesn’t work, no matter how many years you stay together.Ruby Dee