Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson

Performer

Cicely Tyson, the actor and Civil Rights icon who began performing Off-Broadway in the 1950s, enjoyed a distinguished career in TV and film, and returned in triumph to win a Tony Award at age 88 for The Trip to Bountiful, died January 28 at 96. Her death was confirmed by her manager, Larry Thompson.

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  • Born: Dec 19, 1924 in New York, NY, USA
  • Death: Jan 28, 2021 in Unknown

Awards

Drama Desk Award
2013 Outstanding Actress in a Play The Trip to Bountiful Winner
1962 Vernon Rice Award Moon on a Rainbow Shawl Winner
Outer Critics Circle
2013 Outstanding Actress in a Play The Trip to Bountiful Winner
Tony Award
2013 Best Actress in a Play The Trip to Bountiful Winner