Legendary actress/activist, Ruby Dee passed at the age of 91 in her home with family. A rep of Ruby told TMZ that the passing took place in New Rochelle, New York.

Ruby has starred in films like Do The Right Thing, American Gangster and A Raisin In The Sun to name a few.

Ruby Dee and her husband, Ossie Davis starred in films together and were very active in the Civil Rights movement. Ossie Davis passed in 2005 in a hotel room in Miami, Fl.

REWIND: Clip from Jungle Fever with Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis:

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