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Actor Ossie Davis Dies at Age 87

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Actor Ossie Davis Dies at Age 87

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Actor Ossie Davis Dies at Age 87

Actor Ossie Davis Dies at Age 87

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Stage and screen actor Ossie Davis has died. Davis was working on location in Miami, Fla. making a new film, Retirement. The 87-year-old actor and his wife, Ruby Dee, also worked to fight racial discrimination. Bob Mondello has this remembrance.