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Born: 19 December 1924 Died: 28 January 2021

Born and residing in: United States

Height: 5' 3"


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Description: Cicely Louise Tyson (December 19, 1924 – January 28, 2021) was an American actress. In a career which spanned more than seven decades in film, television and theatre, she became known for her portrayal of strong African-American women. Tyson received various awards including three Emmy Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Tony Award, an Honorary Academy Award, and a Peabody Award. Having appeared in minor film and television roles early in her career, Tyson garnered widespread attention and critical acclaim for her performance as Rebecca Morgan in Sounder (1972); she was nominated for both the Academy Award for Best Actre ... (more)
Tags: Born 1924 (2), Died 2021 (2), American (1), Actress (1), Died Aged 96 (1)
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SCREEN WORLD'S Promising Actors of 1972 (12 person items)

" Cicely Tyson Starred in: Sounder (1972, Martin Ritt) "

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Black American Firsts in Film and Theatre (70 person items)

"Though controversial, Cicely Tyson’s role on the CBS drama ‘East Side/West Side’ has become historic. Starring as secretary Jane Foster, the celebrated actress appeared in 22 out of the 26 episodes of the show."

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Notable African Americans who helped pave the way (64 person items)

"Cicely Tyson, who died at 96 in January 2021, became the first Black woman to earn an honorary Oscar when she took home the trophy at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences' Governors Awards in 2018. "I don't know that I would cherish a better gift," the legend said during her acceptance speech. "This is the culmination of all those years of haves and have not.""

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