Obituary of Ruby Dee

Ruby Dee

Ruby Dee (born on October 27th, 1924 in Cleveland, Ohio) 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 when she passed.

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Ruby Dee Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Dee, Ruby
    • Common Name: Ruby Dee
    • Birth Name: Ruby Ann Wallace
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her/hers
    • 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
    • Sons:
      • Guy Davis (born May 12, 1952)
    • Daughters:
      • Nora Day
      • Hasna Muhammad

Death Notice:

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

Category Tags:

Film Actress American Born on October 27th Born in 1924 Born in OhioDied in 2014Died from Natural causes

Quotable Quotes:

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

"After all, tomorrow is another day!"

Is Ruby Dee still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, she has passed away.

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Last Updated: 2021-09-24 12:59:23
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