Cicely Louise Tyson is an American actress. She was nominated for the Academy and Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for h…
Cicely Louise Tyson is an American actress. She was nominated for the Academy and Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress 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.
- Born: Dec 18, 1924 (age 91) · New York, NY
- Net worth: $10 million USD (2016)
- Spouse: Miles Davis (m. 1981 - 1988)
- Awards: Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play (2013) · Spingarn Medal (2010)· Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play (2013) · NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture (1978, 1977) · Primetime …
- Parents: Theodosia Tyson (Mother) · William Tyson (Father)
- Education: New York University