Ossie Davis’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 18, 1917

Death Date

February 4, 2005

Age of Death

87 years

Cause of Death

Natural Causes


Movie Actor

The movie actor Ossie Davis died at the age of 87. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

African American actor who appeared in films with wife Ruby Dee. He was accepted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame in 1995.

As a child, his family faced threats from the KKK due to his father’s position as a railway construction engineer.



“I find, in being black, a thing of beauty: a joy; a strength; a secret cup of gladness.” (Ossie Davis)


“Struggle is strengthening. Battling with evil gives us the power to battle evil even more.” (Ossie Davis)


“College ain’t so much where you been as how you talk when you get back.” (Ossie Davis)