Ossie Davis was a american Film & Television actor, director, playwright, author, poet and civil rights activist. He was married to Ruby Dee from 1945 until his death in 2005. He stared in films like Steven King's 'The Stand', the 1998 remake of 'Dr. Doolittle' and the cult classic 'Bubba Ho-tep'. Ossie was 6' 3" tall. his widow, Ruby Dee passed away June 11th 2014.