Remembering Ruby Dee (1922 - 2014)

Remembering Ruby Dee (1922 - 2014)

Actress and activist Ruby Dee died peacefully on Thursday from age-related causes at her New Rochelle home. Now, Access takes a look back at her life.

Hollywood provided by -- And a sad good-bye to a true Hollywood legend and inspiration. Actress and activist ruby D. Died peacefully today from AIDS related causes at her new Rochelle home. She was 91. As an actress ruby was a force on Broadway notably in 1959 to raising a son. I listen to you every day, every moment, every night. Other notable film roles included spike lee's "Jungle fever" and "The way I think" in which she acted alongside her husband of 57 years and frequent costar ozzy day. Hey, what did I tell you about drinking in front of my students? Ruby received an Oscar nomination 2007 for american gangster." That is your house, mama. My house. Ruby's decades-long career as an actress was accompanied by her fierce dedication to racial equality which brought with it a friendship with Dr. Martin Luther king. Bye-bye. Is next is