Cicely Tyson will be remembered as a pioneering actress whose career lasted over 40 years. Starting her career as a fashion model after she was discovered by a Ebony magazine photographer. She landed her first role in NBC’s Frontiers of Faith, in 1951. This led to her first movie role Carib Gold. In the 70’s she was nominated for an Oscar and and Golden Globe award, eventually receiving an Honorary Academy Award in 2018. Her Career spanned over 70 years even as recent to her return to Broadway in 2013. To learn more about her you can purchase her memoir “Just as I am” where she traced her life and career which was released two days before her death. She lived to 96 years old and will be truly missed.

Link to purchase her memoir

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