Cicely Tyson

Actress | Producer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
The Help (2011) | Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005) | Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 40 wins & 41 nominations More »
AKA 
Cicley Tysson
BORN 
Dec 18, 1924 (age 93)
HEIGHT 
5' 3½" (1.61m)

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Past Film & Video (26 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (67 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for How to Get Away with MurderHow to Get Away with Murder (TV Series) Ophelia Harkness (6 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015–2018 6
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  • Primary photo for House of CardsHouse of Cards (TV Series) Doris Jones (3 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 3
  • Primary photo for The Trip to BountifulThe Trip to Bountiful (TV Movie) Mrs. Watts, Executive Producer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) Ondine Burdett (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Hell (Mar 31, 2009) Ondine Burdett  Less
  • Primary photo for Relative StrangerRelative Stranger (TV Movie) Pearl  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Higglytown HeroesHigglytown Heroes (TV Series) Great Aunt Shirley Hero (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for The Proud FamilyThe Proud Family (TV Series) Mrs. Maureen Parker (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for The Rosa Parks StoryThe Rosa Parks Story (TV Movie) Leona Edwards McCauley  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for JewelJewel (TV Movie) Cathedral  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Outer LimitsThe Outer Limits (TV Series) Justice Gretchen Parkhurst (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
    • Final Appeal (Sep 3, 2000) Justice Gretchen Parkhurst  Less
  • Primary photo for Touched by an AngelTouched by an Angel (TV Series) Abigail Peabody-Jackson (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Aftershock: Earthquake in New YorkAftershock: Earthquake in New York (TV Mini-series) Emily Lincoln (2 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 2
  • Primary photo for A Lesson Before DyingA Lesson Before Dying (TV Movie) Tante Lou  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Always OutnumberedAlways Outnumbered (TV Movie) Luvia  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Mama Flora's FamilyMama Flora's Family (TV Mini-series) Mama Flora (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 2
  • Primary photo for Ms. ScroogeMs. Scrooge (TV Movie) Ms. Ebenita Scrooge  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Price of HeavenThe Price of Heaven (TV Movie) Vesta Lotte Battle  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for RiotRiot (TV Movie) Maggie (segment "Homecoming Day")  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for Bridge of TimeBridge of Time (TV Movie) Guardian  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Road to GalvestonThe Road to Galveston (TV Movie) Jordan Roosevelt  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Sweet JusticeSweet Justice (TV Series) Carrie Grace Battle (23 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994–1995 23
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  • Primary photo for Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells AllOldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (TV Movie) Castralia, Marsden Family House Slave / Maid  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for House of SecretsHouse of Secrets (TV Movie) Evangeline  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for When No One Would ListenWhen No One Would Listen (TV Movie) Sarah  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for DuplicatesDuplicates (TV Movie) Dr. Randolph  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for ClippersClippers (TV Short) Donna  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Heat WaveHeat Wave (TV Movie) Ruthana Richardson  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for B.L. StrykerB.L. Stryker (TV Series) Ruth Hastings (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for The Kid Who Loved ChristmasThe Kid Who Loved Christmas (TV Movie) Etta  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Women of Brewster PlaceThe Women of Brewster Place (TV Series) Mrs. Browne (2 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989 2
  • Primary photo for Intimate EncountersIntimate Encounters (TV Movie) Dr. Claire Dalton  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder StorySamaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story (TV Movie) Muriel  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Acceptable RisksAcceptable Risks (TV Movie) Janet Framm  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Playing with FirePlaying with Fire (TV Movie) Carol Phillips  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Benny's PlaceBenny's Place (TV Movie) Odessa  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Marva Collins StoryThe Marva Collins Story (TV Movie) Marva Collins  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Body Human: Becoming a WomanThe Body Human: Becoming a Woman (TV Short) Actress  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Herself - Host / Wilma Bass / Various (1 episode, 1979), Performer ("I Loves You Porgy") (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
    • Cicely Tyson/Talking Heads (Feb 10, 1979) Herself - Host / Wilma Bass / Various, Performer ("I Loves You Porgy") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for KingKing (TV Mini-series) Coretta Scott King (3 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 3
  • Primary photo for A Woman Called MosesA Woman Called Moses (TV Series) Harriet Ross Tubman (2 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978 2
  • Primary photo for WilmaWilma (TV Movie) Blanche Rudolph  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for RootsRoots (TV Mini-series) Binta (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977 1
  • Primary photo for Just an Old Sweet SongJust an Old Sweet Song (TV Movie) Priscilla Simmons  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for The Autobiography of Miss Jane PittmanThe Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (TV Movie) Jane Pittman  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Wednesday Night OutWednesday Night Out (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Emergency!Emergency! (TV Series) Mrs. Johnson (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
    • Crash (Apr 15, 1972) Mrs. Johnson  Less
  • Primary photo for Norman Corwin PresentsNorman Corwin Presents (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for NeighborsNeighbors (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Marriage: Year OneMarriage: Year One (TV Movie) Emma Teasley  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for InsightInsight (TV Series) Edna (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for GunsmokeGunsmoke (TV Series) Rachel Biggs (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Mission: ImpossibleMission: Impossible (TV Series) Alma Ross (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for The Bill Cosby ShowThe Bill Cosby Show (TV Series) Mildred Hermosa (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Here Come the BridesHere Come the Brides (TV Series) Princess Lucenda (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 1
  • Primary photo for Frontiers of FaithFrontiers of Faith (TV Series) Tony (1 episode)  Less 1951–1970 1
  • Primary photo for The Courtship of Eddie's FatherThe Courtship of Eddie's Father (TV Series) Betty Kelly (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for The F.B.I.The F.B.I. (TV Series) Lainey Harber / Julie Harmon (2 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968–1969 2
  • Primary photo for Medical CenterMedical Center (TV Series) Susan Wiley (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1969 1
  • Primary photo for Judd for the DefenseJudd for the Defense (TV Series) Lucille Evans (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Cowboy in AfricaCowboy in Africa (TV Series) Julie Anderson (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for I SpyI Spy (TV Series) Vickie Harmon / Princess Amara (2 episodes, 1965)  Less 1965–1966 2
  • Primary photo for The Guiding LightThe Guiding Light (TV Series) Martha Frazier (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Slattery's PeopleSlattery's People (TV Series) Sarah Brookman (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for East Side/West SideEast Side/West Side (TV Series) Jane Foster (25 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963–1964 25
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  • Primary photo for Naked CityNaked City (TV Series) Darlene Knox (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
  • Primary photo for The NursesThe Nurses (TV Series) Betty Ann Warner (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
    • Frieda (Dec 6, 1962) Betty Ann Warner  Less
  • Primary photo for CBS Repertoire WorkshopCBS Repertoire Workshop (TV Series) Daughter (1 episode, 1960)  Less 1960 1
Self (122 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Pioneers of TelevisionPioneers of Television (TV Series) Susan Wiley - episode of Medical Center (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
    • Doctors and Nurses (Apr 22, 2014) Susan Wiley - episode of Medical Center (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for And the Oscar Goes To...And the Oscar Goes To... (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for TV in Black: The First Fifty YearsTV in Black: The First Fifty Years (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 2004

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