Cicely Tyson, the pioneering Honorary Oscar winner who starred in Sounder and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and earned five Emmy noms for her recurring role on How to Get Away with Murder, died today. She was 96. Click on the picture above for a photo gallery of her career.
Cicely Tyson Dies: Pioneering ‘Sounder’ Oscar Nominee & ‘Autobiography Of Miss Jane Pittman’ Emmy Winner Was 96
Cicely Tyson, legendary actor known for ‘Sounder’ and other roles, dies at 96
Cicely Tyson, Who Brought Grace And Gravitas To The Screen, Has Died At 96
Cicely Tyson, iconic and influential actress, dies at 96
Cicely Tyson, an Actress Who Shattered Stereotypes, Dies at 96