Obituary of Ruby Dee

Ruby Dee

Ruby Dee (born on October 27th, 1924) was a Film-Actress who was best known for her role as Ruth Younger" in both the stage and film versions of "A Raisin in the Sun". Ruby died on June 11th, 2014 and her death was basically because of old age. She was 89.

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Ruby Dee Biography Wiki:

    • Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Dee, Ruby
    • Common Name: Ruby Dee
    • Birth Name: Ruby Ann Wallace
    • Gender: Female
    • Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
    • Birth Date: October 27, 1924
    • Age: 89 (at death)
    • Category/Genre: Film-Actress

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Ossie Davis (married 9 December 1948-4 February 2005, his death)
      • Frankie Dee Brown (married 1941-divorced 1945)
    • Father: Marshall Edward Nathaniel Wallace
    • Mother: Gladys Hightower
    • Siblings:
    • Children:
      • Musician/Guy Davis (son, born May 12, 1952)
      • Nora Day (daughter)
      • Hasna Muhammad (daughter)

Death Notice:

  • Date: June 11, 2014
  • Place: New Rochelle, New York, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Natural causes (unspecified)
  • Interment: Cremated

Quotable Quotes:

"Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time. Hatred ceases through love. This is an unalterable law."

Is she dead or alive? According to our unconfirmed records, Ms. Dee has passed away.

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Wikipedia.org: Ruby Dee
IMDB.com: Ruby Dee

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Last Updated: 2020-09-15 14:27:06
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