Cicely Tyson (Actor) Death – Age of Death and Cause of Death

Cicely Tyson

The actor Cicely Tyson passed away at age 96, astounding.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Cicely Tyson net worth: Cicely Tyson was an American actress who had a net worth of $10 million dollars at the time of her death in 2021. During her iconic career, Cicely won three Emmy Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Tony, a Peabody and an honorary Academy Award.

How did Cicely Tyson die?

Tyson died on January 28, 2021, at the age of 96. Her funeral was held February 16 at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, and was attended by Tyler Perry, her godson Lenny Kravitz, and Bill and Hillary Clinton. Tyson was interred in Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx, New York) with former husband Miles Davis.

Information about the death of Cicely Tyson
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death96 years
Death dateJanuary 28, 2021
Place of deathNew York, New York, United States
Place of burialN/A


"I don't condemn anyone for making their choices. If someone chooses those roles, fine. But not for me. When someone stops me and says, You're the reason I became an actress, that lets me know I made the right decision."

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"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."

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"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."

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"One lady told me that before she saw 'Sounder' she didn't believe black people could love each other, have deep relationships in the same way as white people."

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"I don't think you can measure wealth in dollars and cents. I really don't believe that at all because there are some things that money cannot buy. One of them is health. And the other is security in your relationships and friends."

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