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.
|Full name at birth||
Cicely L. Tyson
|Claim to fame||
Co-founded the Dance Theatre of Harlem
|Date of birth||
19 December 1933
|Place of birth||
Harlem, New York City, New York, USA
5' 3½" (161 cm)
Paradigm Talent Agency
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