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Who is Cicely Tyson?
Cicely Tyson: Cicely L. Tyson is an American actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, and the Golden Globe Award for her performance as Rebecca Morgan in Sounder. For this role she also won the NSFC Best Actress and NBR Best Actress Awards. She starred in The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, for which she won two Emmy Awards and was nominated for a BAFTA Award.
- also known as Cicley Tysson, Cicely L. Tyson
- born on (82 years ago) in Harlem, child of William Tyson and Theodosia Tyson
- ethnicity: African American
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Actor
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by Mary Ellen Snodgrass
filmedthepolyphonic work as a 1989 television miniseries , featuring Winfrey, Robin Givens, Cicely Tyson, and LynnWhitfield. The screenversion, which covers several decades, presents black female residentsas ...
by Hugh Ruppersburg, John C. Inscoe
Copeland; Cicely Tyson as Copeland's daughter Portia; and comic actor Chuck McCann as Spiros Antonapoulos, Singer's simpleminded fellow mute. In spring 2005 the Alliance Theater in Atlanta ...
by Anthony Slide
Dorothy Dandridge, James Earl Jones, Cicely Tyson (all 1977); William. ®Count ̄. Basie, Nat. ®King ̄. Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Mae ...
by Michael R. Hall
In 1967, the novel was made into a major motion picture staring Richard Burton, Lillian Gish, Alec Guinness, James Earl Jones, David Niven, Eliza— beth Taylor, Cicely Tyson, and Peter Ustinov. Produced and directed by Peter Glenville ...
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I think when you begin to think of yourself as having achieved something, then there's nothing left for you to work towards. I want to believe that there is a mountain so high that I will spend my entire life striving to reach the top of it. (Cicely Tyson)
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