Cicely Tyson



Place of birth:

New York City, New York, USA:


Cicely Tyson was born December 19, 1933 and raised in

Film Credits

Last Flag Flying (2017)
as Mrs. Hightower
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (2016)
as Herself
Showing Roots (2016)
as Hattie
Black Girls Rock! (2015)
The Trip to Bountiful (2014)
as Mrs. Watts
The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013)
as Mama Kay
Alex Cross (2012)
as Nana Mama
The Help (2011)
as Constantine Jefferson
Why Did I Get Married Too? (2010)
as Ola
Relative Stranger (2009)
as Pearl
Idlewild (2006)
as Mother Hopkins
Fat Rose and Squeaky (2006)
as Celine
Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
as Myrtle
Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)
as Myrtle
Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)
as Gloria Dump
Madea's Family Reunion (2002)
as Myrtle
Jewel (2001)
as Cathedral
A Lesson Before Dying (1999)
as Tante Lou
Always Outnumbered (1998)
as Luvia
Ms. Scrooge (1997)
as Ms. Ebenita Scrooge
Hoodlum (1997)
as Stephanie St. Clair
The Road to Galveston (1996)
Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (1994)
as Castralia, Marsden Family House Slave / Maid
Duplicates (1992)
as Dr Randolph
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
as Sipsey
Heat Wave (1990)
as Ruthana Richardson
The Kid Who Loved Christmas (1990)
as Etta
The Women of Brewster Place (1989)
Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story (1986)
as Muriel
Acceptable Risks (1986)
Playing with Fire (1985)
as Carol Phillips
The Marva Collins Story (1981)
as Marva Collins
Bustin' Loose (1981)
as Vivian Perry
The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)
as Elaine
A Hero Ain't Nothin But a Sandwich (1978)
as Sweets
Wilma (1977)
as Blanche Rudolph
The River Niger (1976)
as Mattie Williams
The Blue Bird (1976)
as Tylette
Free to Be… You and Me (1974)
as Herself
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)
as Jane Pittman
Sounder (1972)
as Rebecca Morgan
Marriage: Year One (1971)
as Emma Teasley
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968)
as Portia
The Comedians (1967)
as Marie Therese
A Man Called Adam (1966)
as Claudia Ferguson
The Last Angry Man (1959)
as Girl Left on Porch (uncredited)
Odds Against Tomorrow (1959)
as Jazz Club bartender (uncredited)
Intimate Encounters ()
as Dr. Claire Dalton