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Stage, Screen Actress Ruby Dee Dies at 91

Legendary stage and screen actress Ruby Dee, who won acclaim on stage, in film and television and became a notable figure in the U.S. civil rights movement, died peacefully at home, a friend of the family said on Thursday.   The actress, who was 91 years old, died on Wednesday night in New Rochelle, New York, surrounded by her family.   “She died of natural causes,” said Arminda Thomas, who works for Dee's family. “She was blessed with old age.”   The petite actress...

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