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Cicely Tyson

Born: 18 December 1924 (96 years old)
Gender: Female

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Cicely Tyson is an American actress who was nominated for the Academy and Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress for her performance as Rebecca Morgan in the feature film Sounder, in 1972.

She also starred in The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974), for which she won two Emmy Awards and was nominated for a BAFTA Award.

During her career she has been nominated for 12 Primetime Emmy Awards, winning three.

In 2011, she appeared in the film The Help, for which she received awards for her ensemble work as Constantine from the BFCA and SAG Awards and she has an additional four SAG Award nominations.

She starred on Broadway in The Trip to Bountiful as Carrie Watts, for which she won the Tony Award, Outer Critics Award, and Drama Desk Award for Best Actress in a Play.

She previously received a Drama Desk Award in 1962 for her Off-Broadway performance in Moon on a Rainbow Shawl.

In 2016 she starred in the Netflix series House of Cards as Texas Congresswoman Doris Jones.






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Doris Jones

Ophelia Hartness

Ophelia Hartness

Ophelia Hartness

Ondine Burdett

Presenter - Herself

Presenter - Herself

Herself

Herself

Nominee - Herself

Nominee - Herself

Presenter - Herself

Presenter - Herself

Presenter - Herself

Presenter - Herself

Justice Gretchen Parkhurst

Winner - Herself

Nominee - Herself

Nominee - Herself

Presenter - Herself

Winner - Herself

Nominee - Herself

Herself

Presenter - Herself

Nominee - Herself

Nominee - Herself

Presenter - Herself

Abigail Peabody-Jackson




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