Cicely Tyson Net Worth: Age, Height, Zodiac Sign, Bio Career And Weight

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Biography:

Cicely Tyson is an American actress, voiceover artist, producer, and former fashion model who has demonstrated her acting finesse by bringing to life several prominent African-American female characters in different projects. She also won awards including the Primetime Emmy Awards, the Black Reel Awards, the Screen Actors Guild Award, the Tony Award and the Academy Award and was awarded the Presidential Freedom Medal in November 2016.

Born Name

Cicely Tyson

Nick Name

Cicely

Age

Cicely Tyson is currently 95 according to her birthdate December 19, 1924

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, United States

Nationality

United States

Education

She has received honorary degrees from Clark Atlanta UniversityColumbia UniversityHoward University, and Morehouse College.

Occupation

Actress, Voiceover Artist, Producer, Former Fashion Model

Family

  • Father – William Augustine Tyson (Worked different jobs like carpenter, painter)
  • Mother – Frederica Tyson (Domestic Worker)
  • Siblings – Issac Tyson (Brother), Sandra Tyson (Sister)
  • Others – John Tyson (Paternal Grandfather), Caroline Wilkes (Paternal Grandmother), Charles Huggins (Maternal Grandfather), Mary Sergeant (Maternal Grandmother), Cathy Tyson (Niece) (Actress)

Manager

Cicely Tyson is represented by Paradigm Talent Agency, Talent and Literary Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 3½ in or 161 cm

Weight

57 kg or 125.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Cicely Tyson has dated –

  1. Kenneth Franklin – She married Kenneth Franklin on December 27, 1942, but the marriage eventually ended.
  2. Billy Dee Williams (1954-1966)
  3. Jimmy Kind (1959) – Rumor
  4. Miles Davis (1970-1988) – After being romantically involved for many years, she married jazz trumpeter Miles Davis on November 26, 1981, in a ceremony conducted by Atlanta mayor Andrew Young at the home of actor Bill Cosby. Tyson and Davis had a rough married life due to Davis’ volatile temper and infidelity and Tyson filed for divorce in 1988.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Cicely Tyson is of African-Nevisian descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Often portrayed strong images of women
  • High cheekbones

Brand Endorsements

She was part of a National Coffee Association Commercial in 1984.

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