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Cicely Tyson
Cicely Tyson
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Cicely Tyson info
Born: 19 December, 1933
Height: 1.61 (5' 3½")
Spouse: Miles Davis (26 November 1981 – 1988) (divorced)
Awards: Nominated for Oscar. Another 18 wins & 22 nominations
Known for: Why Did I Get Married Too? , Because of Winn, Idlewild , The Blue Bird , The Concorde... Airport '79 and more.
Cicely Tyson biography

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Cicely Tyson was raised in Harlem, New York by devoutly religious parents from the Caribbean island of Nevis. She was discovered by a fashion editor at Ebony magazine and, with her stunning looks, she quickly rose to the top of the modeling industry. In 1957, she began acting in Off-Broadway productions. She had small roles in feature films before she was cast as Portia in The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter in 1968.
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Cicely Tyson filmography

Here you can learn about the movies Cicely Tyson acted in. You can see the names of the movies, their budget, years of release and the money gained from the screening of the certain movie. It is always interesting to know.

Movies & Videos Budget Year Opening weekend US box Office
Why Did I Get Married Too? - Ola $20M 2010 $29.3M $60.1M
Idlewild - Mother Hopkins $15M 2006 $5.75M $12.5M
The Concorde... Airport '79 - Elaine $14M 1979
Because of Winn-Dixie - Gloria $14M 2005 $13.2M $32.6M
The Blue Bird - Tylette, The Cat $12M 1976 $887K
Madea's Family Reunion - Myrtle $6M 2006 $30M $63.2M
Diary of a Mad Black Woman - Myrtle $5.5M 2005 $21.9M $50.4M
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter - Portia $2M 1968
Hoodlum - Stephanie St. Clair 1997 $23.5M
Odds Against Tomorrow - Jazz Club Bartender (uncredited) 1959
A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich - Sweets 1978
The Comedians - Marie Therese 1967
Bustin' Loose - Vivian Perry 1981
Carib Gold - Actress (uncredited) 1957
The Making of 'Diary' (video short) - Actress 2005
Sounder - Rebecca Morgan 1972
Fat Rose and Squeaky - Celine 2006
A Man Called Adam - Claudia Ferguson 1966
Remembering 'Roots' (video documentary short) - Herself - 'Binta Kinte', Special Thanks 2002
The Last Angry Man - Girl Left on Porch (uncredited) 1959
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