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Harlem, New York City, New York, USA
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Co-founded the Dance Theatre of Harlem
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Cicely Tyson (born December 19, 1933) is an American Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated actress. A successful stage actress, Tyson is also known for appearances in the film Sounder and the television specials The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and Roots. Tyson was born and raised in Harlem, New York, the daughter of Theodosia (a domestic) and William Tyson (a pushcart operator), immigrants from the island of Nevis of Saint Kitts and Nevis in the West Indies. She married famous jazz trumpeter Miles Davis on 26 November 1981 -- the ceremony was conducted by Atlanta mayor Andrew Young at the home of actor Bill Cosby. Tyson and Davis divorced in 1988. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
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New York University, The Actors Studio
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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.
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According to our records Cicely Tyson is currently single.
She was married to Miles Davis from 1981 to 1988 and Billy Dee Williams from 1957 to 1966.
Cicely Tyson is rumored to have hooked up with Jimmy Kind in 1959.
Full Name at Birth
Cicely L. Tyson
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Paradigm Talent Agency
(1984)- National Coffee Association Commercial.
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