Died Today (February 4th): Ossie Davis (1917–2005)

ozziedavis.jpgOssie Davis (1917–2005)

Born: December 18, 1917 in Cogdell, Georgia, USA
Died: February 4, 2005 (age 87) in Miami Beach, Florida, USA

Married to: Ruby Dee (9 December 1948 – 4 February 2005) (his death) (3 children)

College ain’t so much where you been as how you talk when you get back.

Struggle is strengthening. Battling with evil gives us the power to battle evil even more.

Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change–it can not only move us, it makes us move.

THE FIRST INNING
1994
dir. Ken Burns
MOVIE POSTERTHE SECOND INNING
1994
dir. Ken Burns
Do the Right Thing
1989
dir. Spike
starring
Danny Aielo
Ossie Davis
MOVIE POSTERGRUMPY OLD MEN
1993
dir. Donald Petrie
Stars:
Jack Lemmon
Walter Matthau
JUNGLE FEVERJungle Fever
1991
dir. Spike
starring
Wesley Snipes
Annabella Sciorra
BAADASSSSSBaadasssss!
2003
dir. Mario Van Peebles
Starring
Mario Van Peebles

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