As news hit of the passing of the legendary and talented being that was Ruby Dee, take a few minutes to reminisce on her legacy, as well as her onscreen-offscreen romance with her soulmate Ossie Davis. Check out clips of the amazing actress transitioning into roles in films ‘Do The Right Thing’, ‘Jungle Fever’, ‘Gone Are The Days’, ‘American Gangster’ and more, below.

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Do The Right Thing:

Jungle Fever:

Jackie Robinson Trailer:

A Raisin In the Sun:

Gone Are The Days:

American Gangster: