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Stars including Spike Lee and Amber Riley have led the tributes paid on Twitter to Ruby Dee.

The actress and civil rights icon passed away on Wednesday (June 11) at the age of 91.

Below, Digital Spy rounds up some of the reactions from the world of entertainment to Dee's passing.

People,I Just Found Out The Loss Of Spiritual Mother,The Late,Great Ruby Dee.I'm Crushed By This Bad… http://t.co/tUQzGt2mCa

Spike Lee (@SpikeLee) June 12, 2014

We Lost A Jewel Today, Mrs Ruby Dee, So Great, So Loved! R.I.P.

All sympathy to her family. pic.twitter.com/2Ej4QWkCkb

Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) June 12, 2014

Rip Ruby Dee, I'm sure you and Ossie are slow dancing in heaven right now beautiful woman, civil rights leader and amazing actress.

Amber Patrice Riley (@MsAmberPRiley) June 12, 2014

You were always nice to me ruby dee! I love you! Watch over us, »

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