Cicely Louise Tyson is an American actress. She was nominated for the Academy and Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for her perfo…
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. During her career she has been nominated for thirteen Primetime Emmy Awards, winning three.
- Born: Dec 18, 1924 (age 92) · New York, NY
- Height: 5' 3" (1.61 m)
- 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 Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special (2014, 199…
- Siblings: Issac Tyson (Brother) · Sandra Tyson (Sister)
- Education: New York University