Obit Cicely Tyson

Obit Cicely Tyson

FILE - Actress Cicely Tyson blows a kiss after receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Nov. 22, 2016, in Washington. 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/Andrew Harnik, File)

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November 23, 2016 12:11:12 AM
January 29, 2021 12:43:24 AM
Andrew Harnik
AP
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Nov. 22, 2016 file photo
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Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jordan, Cicely Tyson
Celebrity deaths, Music, Rock music, Television programs, Television awards, Performing arts, Theater, Theater awards, Obituaries, Award shows, Arts and entertainment, Entertainment, Celebrity
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