Obit Cicely Tyson

Obit Cicely Tyson

FILE - Actress Cicely Tyson arrives at the unveiling of director and producer Tyler Perry's new motion picture and television studio in Atlanta on Oct. 4, 2008. 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/W.A.Harewood, File)

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October 04, 2008 10:24:45 AM
January 29, 2021 12:42:45 AM
W.A.Harewood
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Oct. 4, 2008 file photo
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Billie Aaron, Hank Aaron
Obituaries, Performing arts, Theater, Theater awards, Television programs, Television awards, Celebrity deaths, Award shows, Arts and entertainment, Entertainment, Celebrity
ATLANTA, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES
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