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,