1. Samuel L. Jackson

2. Isaiah Washington

3. Holly Robinson-Peete

4. Kerry Washington

5. Wendy Raquel Robinson

6. Al Roker

7. Jada Pinkett-Smith

8. Nile Rodgers

9. Rev. Jesse Jackson

10. Questlove

11. Jeffrey Wright

12. Mia Farrow

13. Jackee Harry

14. Gwen Ifill

15. Rev Run

16. Yolanda Adams

17. Debbie Allen

18. Sheryl Lee Ralph

19. Rob Lowe

20. Martha Plimpton

21. Billy Porter

22. Donna Brazil

23. Rev. Al Sharpton

24. Raven Symone

25. Bootsy Collins

26. Alyssa Milano

27. Star Jones

28. Jordan Alexandria

29. Spike Lee tweeted: People, I just found out the loss of spiritual mother, the late, great Ruby Dee. I’m crushed by this bad news and I know Ruby has already been embraced in a warm loving hug from her life partner of 57 years – Mr. Ossie Davis … God Bless you Ruby Dee. God bless you Ossie Davis. The both of you told us “To Always Do The Right Thing.”

30. Brian White

31. Jamal Bryant

32. Roland Martin Tweet: It was always a joy being in the company of Ruby Dee. Her hugs & kisses were as sincere as the kind words she spoke to you. A national treasure.

33. Amber Riley

34. Royce Reed wrote this on Instagram with this photo: ” I was so blessed to have met this woman Ruby Dee! A true icon, great actress & wonderful spirit. May she rest in paradise!”

35. Don Lemon tweeted – The legendary Ruby Dee is gone. #RIP #RubyDee

36. Tia Mowry tweeted: RIP Ruby Dee

37. Russell Simmons

38. Sinbad

39. Angela Lansbury

40. Anika Noni Rose

41. Malinda Williams