Ruby Dee Dead At 91

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HipHollywood has learned that legendary actress Ruby Dee has passed away at the age 91.

Dee died peacefully at her New York home on Wednesday from natural causes, this according to her representative, Michael Livingston.

Dee was celebrated in the acting and arts communities, winning GrammyEmmyObieDrama DeskScreen Actors Guild and Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement awards. More recently, she was nominated for an Academy Award in 2007 for her part in American Gangster

She is survived by three children: Nora, Hasna and Guy, and seven grandchildren. Her husband, actor Ossie Davis, passed away in 2005.

1 Comment

  1. Nehes Ba'a Rayay

    June 12, 2014 at 3:03 PM

    Another one of Our ‘Mothers’ went to the “Other side”. Safe Travels Mrs. Dee. #theblindinglightofmisinformationmustend

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