Ossie Davis

Ossie Davis

Ossie Davis was an American film, television and Broadway actor, director, poet, playwright, author, and civil rights activist.He was married to Ruby Dee, with whom he frequently performed, until his death in 2005.He and his wife were named to the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame; were awarded the National Medal of Arts and were recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors. He was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1994.