June 12, 2014 by The ReadyWriter
Legendary actress Ruby Dee has died at age 91, a family member confirmed Thursday.
The Grammy-award winning actress is best known for her stage and screen work in films such as “A Raisin in the Sun” (1961), Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing” (1989), and the 1979 TV movie “Roots: The Next Generation”.
She was married to actor Ossie Davis until his death in 2005.
Ruby Dee died peacefully at home of natural causes.