Ruby Dee in the Stand

Ruby Dee (1922 - 2014)

She and her husband Ossie Davis were involved in organizing the 1963 March on Washington.

Film Deaths:Edit

None known

TV Deaths:Edit

  • The Stand (1994) [Mother Abigail Freemantle]: Dies of old age/natural causes, with several of her followers by her bedside. (She's made up to look much older than she actually was at the time.)
  • Captive Heart: The James Mink Story (1996) [Indigo]: Beaten and tortured to death. (Thanks to Michael)

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