Obituary of Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson (born on December 19th, 1924 in New York City, New York) was an Film-Actress who was best known for her performance as Rebecca Morgan in the 1972 film "Sounder". Cicely died on January 28th, 2021 and her death was fundamentally because of her old age. She was 96.

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Cicely Tyson Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Tyson, Cicely
    • Common Name: Cicely Tyson
    • Birth Name: Cicely L. Tyson
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her/hers
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
    • Birth Date: December 19, 1924
    • Age: 96 (at death)
    • Also Known As: CCT, Cecily Tyson,
    • Category/Genre: Film-Actress

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Miles Davis (married 1981-divorced 1988)
      • Kenneth Franklin (married 1942-divorced 1956)
    • Father: William Tyson
    • Mother: Theodosia Tyson
    • Siblings:
      • twelve siblings
    • Children:
      • ? (daughter)

Death Notice:

  • Date: January 28, 2021
  • Place: Harlem, New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Natural causes (unspecified)
  • Funeral Arrangements: Public viewing in Manhattan NY Monday Feb. 15, 2021

Category Tags:

Film-Actress American Born on December 19th Born in 1924 Born in New YorkDied in 2021Died from Natural causes

Quotable Quotes:

"Adversity cause some men to break; others to break records."

"It gets late early out here."

Is Cicely Tyson still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, she has passed away.

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Related Links:

Wikipedia.org: Cicely Tyson
IMDB.com: Cicely Tyson

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Obit Quality Rating: 4
Last Updated: 2021-07-19 10:57:35
By: Tucker

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