Ossie DavisAge: 87
actor, playwright, director, and civil rights leader who appeared in several Spike Lee films, including Do the Right Thing and Jungle Fever. He wrote the Broadway play Purlie Victorious. He and his wife, Ruby Dee, frequently appeared in films and television movies together, and they worked for racial equality on and off the screen. Davis eulogized Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. Died: Miami, Fla., Feb. 4, 2005
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