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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:[]

None known

TV Deaths:[]

  • 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.) (See also Whoopi Goldberg in the 2020 version.)
  • Captive Heart: The James Mink Story (1996) [Indigo]: Beaten and tortured to death. (Thanks to Michael)

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