Cicely Tyson Net Worth is$10 Million
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Profession: Actor

Date of Birth: Dec 19, 1933

Nicknames: Cicley Tysson

Height: 1.61 m

Ethnicity: African American

Country: United States of America

Cicely Tyson net worth: Cicely Tyson is an American actress who has a net worth of $10 million dollars. Born in New York, New York, Cicely Tyson began her professional career as a model. She then branched out into film work in the mid-50s, with a small role in the film, "Carib Gold". From there, she began working on television, appearing on "East Side/West Side" and "The Guiding Light". She began to gain widespread notice for her work in the 1961 Off-Broadway production of "The Blacks", which ran for 1408 performances. This led to more high profile projects, and she appeared in such films as "A Man Called Adam", opposite Sammy Davis, Jr., and starred in "The Comedians". She became a household name for her Oscar-nominated performance in "Sounder" in 1972, and then went on to win two Emmy Awards for her performance in "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman", two years later. She has continued to act to this day, most recently appearing in "The Help" and "Alex Cross". She is an active supporter of the Cicely Tyson School of Performing and Fine Arts in East Orange, New Jersey.
Cicely Tyson (born December 19, 1933) is an American actress. She is best known for starring in The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, for which she won two Emmy Award's and was nominated for a BAFTA Award. Tyson was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, and the Golden Globe Award for her performance as Rebecca Morgan in Sounder. For this role she also won the NSFC Best Actress and NBR Best Actress Awards. Throughout her career she has been nominated for nine Primetime Emmy Awards, winning three, and numerous other accolades, including a Drama Desk Award. She recently appeared in The Help, and is currently starring on Broadway in The Trip to Bountiful for which she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress.
Tyson was born and raised in the Manhattan neighborhood of Harlem, the daughter of Theodosia, a domestic, and William Tyson, who worked as a carpenter, a painter, or any other jobs he could find. Her parents were immigrants from the island of Nevis of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis in the West Indies; Her father arrived in New York City at the age of 21 and was processed at Ellis Island on August 4, 1919.
Tyson married legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis on November 26, 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. On May 17, 2009, Tyson received an honorary degree from Morehouse College, an all-male college.
In 2010, she was awarded the Spingarn Medal from the NAACP.
Tyson was discovered or found by a photographer for Ebony magazine and became a popular fashion model. Her first credited film role was in Carib Gold in 1956, but she went on to do television such as the celebrated series East Side/West Side and the soap opera The Guiding Light. In 1961, Tyson appeared in the original cast of French playwright Jean Genet's The Blacks, the longest running off-Broadway non-musical of the decade

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