Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson

American actress (1924-2021)
Cicely Louise Tyson 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.Wikipedia
BornDecember 19, 1924
HometownNew York City, New York, United States of America
Net worth$10 million
Height5'3" (1.61m)
SpouseMiles Davis (m 1981 - 1989) , Kenneth Franklin (m 1942 - 1956)
ParentsTheodosia Tyson , William Tyson
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Up From the Bottoms: The Search for the American Dream
Up From the Bottoms: The Search for the American Dream
0h 58min
2009
A Lesson Before Dying
A Lesson Before Dying
PG-13
1h 41min
1999
A Woman Called Moses
A Woman Called Moses
1978
King
King
4h 45min
1978
Cicely Tyson in Her Own Words
Cicely Tyson in Her Own Words
2021
Tyler Perry's A Fall From Grace
Tyler Perry's A Fall From Grace
2h
2020
Last Flag Flying
Last Flag Flying
R
2h 4min
2017
Black Girls Rock! 2015
Black Girls Rock! 2015
2015
The Trip to Bountiful
The Trip to Bountiful
1h 30min
2014
Relative Stranger
Relative Stranger
1h 28min
2009
Because of Winn-Dixie
Because of Winn-Dixie
PG
1h 45min
2005
Jewel
Jewel
TV-PG
1h 36min
2001
Mama Flora's Family
Mama Flora's Family
1998
Ms. Scrooge
Ms. Scrooge
G
1h 36min
1997
Bridge of Time
Bridge of Time
1h 37min
1997
Sweet Justice
Sweet Justice
1h
1994
When No One Would Listen
When No One Would Listen
1h 37min
1992
The Kid Who Loved Christmas
The Kid Who Loved Christmas
1h 37min
1990

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2015Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or MiniseriesThe Trip to BountifulNominated
2014Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or MovieThe Trip to BountifulNominated
2012Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureThe Help (film)Winner
2009Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a MovieRelative StrangerNominated
1999Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a MovieA Lesson Before Dying (film)Nominated