Obit Cicely Tyson

Obit Cicely Tyson

FILE - Ambassador Andrew Young, from left, talks to actress Cicely Tyson and Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr. on the set of "Martin Luther King, Jr." being filmed in Macon in 1977. Tyson, the pioneering Black actress who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper's wife in "Sounder," a Tony Award in 2013 at age 88 and touched TV viewers' hearts in "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman," has died. She was 96. Tyson's death was announced by her family, via her manager Larry Thompson, who did not immediately provide additional details. (AP Photo, File)

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January 28, 2021 07:13:38 PM
January 29, 2021 12:42:50 AM
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Andrew Young, Sr., Rev. Martin Luther King, Cicely Tyson
Television programs, Television awards, Celebrity deaths, Celebrity, Award shows, Obituaries, Arts and entertainment, Entertainment, Performing arts, Theater, Theater awards
Macon, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES
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