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  • Category: Motion pictures
  • Unveiled: 21 Aug 1997
  • Address:
    7086 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 254th
    Monthly Average: 456th
  • Notes: On Marshfield Way as it merges into Hollywood Blvd

Cicely Tyson

Next star: Rod Steiger
Previous star: Bob Marley

Biography

Tyson in 2012

Source: Wikipedia

Cicely L. Tyson (born December 18, 1924) 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 (1972). For this role she also won the NSFC Best Actress and NBR Best Actress Awards. She starred in The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974), for which she won two Emmy Awards and was nominated for a BAFTA Award.

Fact file

  • Born: December 18, 1924 (age 90) New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 1951–present
  • Spouse(s): Miles Davis (1981–1988; divorced)

Read more about Cicely Tyson at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Viola Davis and Julius Tennon on their trailblazers
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2020-02-28 19:12:47
For Black History Month, hear from actors Viola Davis and Julius Tennon about their trailblazers. Davis says Cicely Tyson was "everything" to her. Tennon says Sidney Poitier inspired him to "want to be great." We caught up with the two at TIME’s "The March" VR Exhibit taking visitors inside the ...

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USA Today TV, 2020-01-29 14:11:58
Inducting Cicely Tyson into TV Academy's Hall of Fame, Shonda Rhimes said she "paved a black road through a thick, unyielding white male forest."        

Review: Tyler Perry heads to Netflix with latest drama 'A Fall From Grace'
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-01-17 08:01:45
Multi-hyphenate Tyler Perry makes his Netflix Originals debut with the murder mystery "A Fall From Grace," featuring Crystal Fox, Cicely Tyson and Phylicia Rashad.

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