9 Ruby Dee Facts You Should Know

Ossie Davis and his wife, actress Ruby Dee, at their Westche

Open Marriage

Her and Ossie tried to having an open marriage. “Often Ossie has said—and I’ve thought, too—the best way to have somebody is to let it go. If it doesn’t come back you are free in another kind of sense,” Ruby said in an interview. “So, we thought an open marriage was appropriate for us but it turned out not to be. But then that’s what we’re all about, we are moving from one position to another in the process of trying to unravel this thing call life.”