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Wednesday, February 09, 2005

Famed Actor and Social Activist Ossie Davis Dead at Age 87

Ossie Davis, an actor distinguished for roles dealing with racial injustice on stage, screen and in real life - and perhaps best known as the husband and partner of actress Ruby Dee - has died at the age of 87. Davis was found dead on Friday in his hotel room in Miami, where he was making a film called "Retirement," according to Arminda Thomas, who works in his office in New Rochelle, N.Y. Davis, who wrote, acted, directed and produced for the theater and Hollywood, was a central figure among black performers of the last five decades.
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