Thursday, June 12, 2014

Ruby Dee Has Died

Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died. Her long career brought her an Oscar nomination at age 83 for best supporting actress for her role in the 2007 film "American Gangster." She also won an Emmy and was nominated for several others. She was 91.

20 comments:

Gayeld said...

That's too bad. She was a wonderful actress.

parissucksliterally said...

:(


Such a good actress.

MontanaMarriott said...

First Maya now Ruby who's next?? RIP RD.

Violet said...

I suppose it would be disrespectful to say Casey?

Anyhow, a life well lived. Which is what we all should aspire to. RIP.

Steampunk Jazz said...

Aw...Man!

califblondy said...

I loved her voice. Damn.

sandybrook said...

RIP a great actress and person

Redd said...

I loved loved loved Ruby Dee- wonderful actress.

Orvilla Bedinbacher said...

I loved her voice too. She was a true legend! They just don't make em like that anymore. RIP

Catherine said...

So sad...you'll be missed, Ruby!

Chris J said...

Am amazing actress! Such a talent will be missed.

aemish said...

RIP wonderful woman

Caraface said...

At least she's back with Ossie Davis now. I loved them both, separate and together.

MISCH said...

She and Ossie Davis had wonderful lives and careers..

Rose said...

When was that picture taken? She looks great and not anywhere near 91. Great skin.

rajahcat said...

great lady

inspirational life and career

auntliddy said...

I wld swear I just saw her on tv!!! Rest in peace my friend.

Sherry said...

Yes she and Ossie had a love for the ages. Wonderful human being. She will be missed.

Diane said...

I had the same thought. Met them twice, they were lovely. Ossie died the day before my mom & we didn't tell her & I was so glad we didn't because she would have been heartbroken.

Bubbles said...

Diane, I'm sure when she finally met him her heart was overjoyed.