Obituary of Cicely Tyson

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Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson (born 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". For her work in showbusiness she received various awards including three Emmy Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Tony Award, an Honorary Academy Award, and a Peabody Award. 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
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: December 19, 1924
    • Age: 96 (at death)
    • Also Known As: CCT, Cecily Tyson,
    • Occupation: Film Actress
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Ritz crackers
    • Favorite Color: Black (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Cicely's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Cicely L. Tyson
    • Father: William Tyson
    • Mother: Theodosia Tyson
    • Brother(s):
      • Sibling: twelve siblings
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Miles Davis (married 1981-divorced 1988)
      • Kenneth Franklin (married 1942-divorced 1956)
    • Daughter(s):
      • "Joan" Tyson (born February 1943)

Death Notice:

  • Date: January 28 2021 at age 96
  • Place: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
  • Cause of Death: Natural causes (unspecified)
  • Funeral Arrangements: Public viewing in Manhattan NY Monday Feb. 15, 2021

Category Tags:

Film ActressAmerican Born on December 19th Born in 1924 Born in New York Died in 2021 Died at age 96 Died from Natural causes

Quotable Quotes:

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

"It gets late early out here."

"[on her commitment to choose only positive images] Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch -- what make you go beyond the norm. The choices of roles I made had to do with educating and entertaining. And as a result, I found myself working only every two or three years." (IMDB)

"Cicely Tyson lived a life filled with passion, grace, and purpose, leaving behind a lasting legacy that will continue to inspire and impact generations to come. (V)"

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

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Related Links:

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Cicely Tyson at IMDB

Community Comments:

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2024-02-23 16:43:03
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