Actress Ruby Dee has died

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    Daughter: Actress Ruby Dee dead at 91

    KAREN MATTHEWS, AP
    26 minutes ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91, according to her daughter.

    Nora Davis Day told The Associated Press on Thursday that her mother died at home in New Rochelle on Wednesday night of "natural causes."

    Dee, who frequently acted alongside her husband of 56 years, Ossie Davis, was surrounded by family and friends, she added.

    "We have had her for so long and we loved her so much," Day said. "She took her final bow last night at home surrounded by her children and grandchildren." ...

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    A beautiful woman with an even more beautiful heart and a passion for social justice. She will be missed.
     
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    20 Facts You Didn’t Know About The Great Miss Ruby Dee

    15) Never one to let anything keep her down, not even illness, Dee was a nearly a five-decade breast cancer survivor. When Dee was diagnosed, she underwent a lumpectomy, and as the surgeons were putting her to sleep, she uttered, “Count backward? I know the routine. I will not go under, get knocked out, surrender to oblivion!”

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