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Cicely Tyson net worth: Cicely Tyson is an American actress who has a net worth of $10 million dollars. Born in New York, New York, Cicely Tyson began her professional career as a model. She then branched out into film work in the mid-50s, with a small role in the film, “Carib Gold”. From there, she began working on television, appearing on “East Side/West Side” and “The Guiding Light”. She began to gain widespread notice for her work in the 1961 Off-Broadway production of “The Blacks”, which ran for 1408 performances. This led to more high profile projects, and she appeared in such films as “A Man Called Adam”, opposite Sammy Davis, Jr., and starred in “The Comedians”. She became a household name for her Oscar-nominated performance in “Sounder” in 1972, and then went on to win two Emmy Awards for her performance in “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman”, two years later. She has continued to act to this day, most recently appearing in “The Help” and “Alex Cross”. She is an active supporter of the Cicely Tyson School of Performing and Fine Arts in East Orange, New Jersey.
Inspirational Quotes by Cicely Tyson
In my early years, there were a number of experiences that made me decide I could not afford the luxury of just being an actress. There were a number of issues I wanted to address. And I wanted to use my career as a platform.Cicely Tyson
As far as ‘Jane Pittman,’ I don’t know that I could verbalize, to this day, what I felt once I got into that role. I did a tremendous amount of research. I need to feel as though I am in the person’s skin.Cicely Tyson
One of the things I have always said about the man-woman relationship is that I don’t want anybody to walk ahead of me, and I don’t want anybody to walk behind me. I want a man who will walk along beside me. And that’s how I feel about equal rights.Cicely Tyson
I didn’t want to be an actress; I never thought of being an actress because, as children, there were three of us – I was the middle child – and we spent our time in church from Sunday morning to Saturday night.Cicely Tyson
You never know what motivates you.Cicely Tyson